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Healthy Life Style

Exercise is Key to Loosing Weight

The New York times post A Lesson From the Biggest Losers: Exercise Keeps Off the Weight, result of a study from “Biggest Looser”  television show suggest that exercise is key to loosing weight. Very important lesson for us all!

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Opioids Addiction Watch

Empire of Pain: Story Behind Prescription Opioids Overdose Epidemic

The New Yorker has a very detailed investigative article The Family That Built an Empire of Pain. From the article, it appears that The Sackler family which owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin (active ingredient oxycodone, a chemical cousin of heroine). Since 1999, over two hundred thousands Americans have died because of OxyContin & […]

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MN Weather Watch

Why We Sleep?

Very interesting book “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams” by Matthew Walker, PhD, Drector of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley. In an interview, Dr Mathews warns that most of us don’t get enough good sleep offers strategies for getting enough sleep.

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Healthy Life Style

Simple Ways to Be Better at Remembering

Adam Popescu‘s Simple Ways to Be Better at Remembering in the New York Times is highlights how our brain processes information and suggests simple ways to better remember them.

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General

Why Onions Makes Us Cry?

There is a brief note in The New York Times explaining Why Onions Make Us Cry? It turns out that when we cut onions it releases  a chemical called lachrymatory factor (LF) which irritates our eyes. LF is by product of two molecules located in cells: sulfenic acid precursor floating around and a protein called […]

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How to Recognize You are Burnout?

Kenneth R. Rosen‘s (Senior News Analyst of The New York Times) How to Recognize Burnout Before You’re Burned Out explains work place stress factors, signs of burnout and some tips to combat burnout.

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Opioids Addiction Watch

What Foods & Drugs Have Common to Our Brains

The New York Times opinion columnist Richard A. Friedman‘s (professor of clinical psychiatry and the director of the psychopharmacology clinic at the Weill Cornell Medical College) What Cookies and Meth Have in Common to our brain very clearly explains how people get addicted with foods & drugs & role of our environment that we live […]

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Healthy Life Style

Short Power Naps at Work

In The New York Times’s Take Naps at Work. Apologize to No One, Tim Herrera writes about the benefit of short power naps at work. I have been taking such power naps (5-10 min) almost daily and has experienced great benefit. I offer no apologies to anyone too!

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Technology Watch

The One Device – Secret History of iPhone

The New York Times has a book review on The One Device – The Secret History of iPhone.

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General

How to Guide From Ultra-Rich

The Washington Post has a A how-to guide from the ultra-rich: What to tell your kids about money post.  Useful for all children to learn little about what is in their parents’ mind wealth !