By Donyale Harrison
Study after study shows that sitting down all day is bad for us. But for most of us, that’s the reality of work. Walking desks are designed to help, so RD’s Donyale Harrison tried one out.
“It’s not a gym machine,” the installer reminds me. “It’s for walking, not running.”
“Yes, fine…” I say, silently ignoring him. I am a natural strider and like to plough along.
“No, seriously,” the man says, “you need to just take it slow, OK?”
“Yes, yes, yes, of course, fully understand, let me show you out,” I reply, eager to get started.
Written by David Heitz
The popularity of social sites offering support for people with medical conditions has exploded in recent years, especially as more people seek health information on their mobile phones.
Social Media Helps Patients Find a Community
For years, the chatty among us have relished the chance to swap stories in doctor's office waiting rooms. Hearing about the experiences of those with similar ailments has always offered affirmation and valuable information.
Lynda Marín, M.A.
Psicóloga e Hipnóloga
Somos parte de la historia global en proceso. Nuestros pensamientos, valores y estilos de vida cambian a través de la influencia del entorno social y cultural. Sin embargo cada uno de nosotros influimos el entorno social y cultural.
The Super Bowl is usually the most watched television event in the U.S. each year, with over 100 million people tuning into the broadcast annually.
Some people are in it for the football, while others are just along for the ride. Which is what the massively hyped up halftime show and the ridiculously expensive and elaborate commercials are all about—assuring there’s something for everyone.
GoogleX, the creators of Google Glass, have a new offering: a contact lens that can monitor diabetics’ blood sugar levels by testing their tears.
Google Smart Contact Lens
GoogleX developers are not only making computers wearable and cars driverless—they're also using their expertise to help diabetics keep a watchful eye on their health. The announcement came last Thursday on Google’s blog, where project co-founders Brian Otis and Babak Parviz detailed their new invention.