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More Investigation of the Choroid Plexus in Brain Aging

4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

A fair amount of research over the years has pointed to dysfunction of the choroid plexus as a contributing factor to degeneration in the brain. This structure generates and filters cerebrospinal fluid, and is thus its decline is a candidate...Show More Summary

Thank G-d for Obamacare Because You Never Know

For the past few years, I have written extensively about the Affordable Care Act.  Like here.  And here.  I’ve interviewed Secretary Sebelius about the act.  I’ve served as the press pooler in the Oval Office in a meeting about the act. When I wrote all those posts, I was laughably lucky.  Living a pretty comfortable […]

Predictions for the TC Loony Challenge

This post is structured like this (with the first one being the longest): I. Goal Times II. Recent Training III. Course IV. Clothing V. Taper I. Goal Times : There are so many variables, but here's my most "realistic" (and slightly optimistic)...Show More Summary

A Stranger's Nose

Last night, after work, we went to pick up tickets for a show that we've been wanting to see. On the way home I was confronted by some construction that makes it difficult to get from the street to the sidewalk. They'd lazily made a 'sort of ' ramp that is lumpy and bumpy and more steep than I like. Show More Summary

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere – September 2014 Edition

After a busy summer in the Diabetes Community, we find ourselves transitioning into Fall with just as much activity online! Indeed, the diabetes blogosphere is bristling full of great posts that are just as diverse and beautiful as the changing… The post Around the Diabetes Blogosphere – September 2014 Edition appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 30, 2014

5 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Snoop Dogg pledges concert if Alaska legalizes weed, thief trades diamonds for bag of weed, and drunk boat operator sinks own vessel.

31 hikers dead on Mt Ontake

5 hours agoFitness / Hiking : BestHike.com

:-( The bodies of 31 hikers have been found near the top of Japan’s Mount Ontake a day after a sudden volcanic eruption. … The volcano, about 200km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, erupted without warning on Saturday … BBC … Continue reading ?

THAT'S ALL THERE IS FOLKS - the Government can do Nothing more about Autism

By Anne Dachel Age of Autism has had several stories recently about the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee meeting on Sept 23, 2014. I was impressed by what was said by an autism mom, Megan Davenhall, from Virginia. She used her...

Cyc will open 10 new studios by the end of the year—including one in Times Square

6 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

The hot cycling brand with an athletic, party-on-a-bike approach is pedaling towards a major national presence this year.

The U.S. military forces fighting the war on Ebola

7 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

On Sept. 16, nearly six months into the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, President Obama formally announced that the U.S. military would lead the fight against the virus in West Africa. "The reality is, this epidemic is going toShow More Summary

India’s Prime Minister Asks World to Adopt International Yoga Day

8 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants the world to adopt International Yoga Day. On Saturday, September 27th, Modi spoke before the U.N. General Assembly on matters related to terrorism, climate change, and the need for all of us to come together for a united day of yoga. Show More Summary

POPSUGAR Shout Out: When Disney Princesses Do Halloween

9 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Disney princesses dressed as your favorite superheroines - Love & Sex What Drake's body looks like covered in emoji tattoos - Tech 8 essential stretches to open up tight hips - Fitness Taylor Swift is a not-so-secret foodie - Food Grab...Show More Summary

Matt Shirvington Reveals His Dramatic Body Transformation (Men's Health)

Juggling a full-time job, kids and the stresses of everyday life we all experience, Shirvo transformed his body back to its best in only six weeks

AMC Map and Compass Course

10 hours agoFitness / Hiking : Section Hiker

Joe Comuzzi and I taught the AMC’s Map and Compass Course again last weekend at Harvard Cabin in Pinkham Notch, a 2-day class which combines a morning of instruction with two hikes to practice off-trail compass and navigation skills. The instruction includes some lecture time and individual and group problem solving, before we head outside and […]            

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