Thursday, October 26, 2006

Healthlines: October 26, 2006

To prevent colds, forget the Echinacea, try going for a run…
Want to prevent colds? Start exercising (Reuters)

Need help adjusting to the time change this weekend? "Within five minutes of waking up, spend 30 minutes outside or in bright light" and "Avoid bright light during the two or three hours before you go to bed…"
Fall Back--Into Bed (Forbes)


An interesting piece about how one hospital got doctors to start following their own advice with regard to hand washing… it's a peculiar scared-straight story…
What Do Washing Your Hands and Voting Have in Common? (ABC News)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.