Nearly 44 million Americans reported running outdoors last year (that's a 7% jump from the year before) - great news especially considering the obesity rate is rising in the U.S.
According to a new study published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, women who ate the most alliums - such as garlic, onions, and leeks - had a lower risk for hip osteorarthritis. Researchers believe that diallyl disulphide, the compound that gives the bulbs their bite, may help block the formation of cartilage-destroying enzymes.
Wearing red makes a man look sexier, says a new study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. “women take red as a signal of status and are turned on accordingly,” says Andrew Elliot, Ph.D., lead author of the study adding that men tend to view women dressed in red as sexually receptive.
Selling your house? Spruce up the yard. According to homegain.com, homeowners who spent an average of $540 on landscaping netted nearly $2000 more at sale.
And as if bedbugs are not disturbing enough, Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria (MRSA) in bedbugs from three hospital patients from a downtrodden Vancouver neighborhood. Just in time for summer vacation travels :)
(from Shape, Kiplinger's and Whole Living, Chicago Sun-Times)
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