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One day of employment a week is all we need for mental health benefits: study

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside from economic factors, paid employment brings other benefits—often psychological—such as self-esteem and social inclusion. Now, researchers at the universities of Cambridge and Salford have set out to define a recommended “dosage”

Why Earth Day Matters for Kids

Show them Help clean up litter. Take recyclable materials to a recycling center (for more info on recycle do’s and don’ts, visit Waste Management’s website). Compost at home. Turn out lights when not in use. Don’t waste water. Reduce fuel emissions by walking whenever possible. Program the thermostat to be more energy-efficient. Reuse and repurpose

My day on a plate: Frock Hudson

Cabaret comedienne Frock Hudson, 40, shares their day on a plate. Frock Hudson is the alter ego of cabaret comedian Dean Arcuri. 7.30am A piece of buttered multigrain toast with a very generous amount of Vegemite, and a glass of orange juice. 8.15am A mixed bowl of cereal – one-quarter Coco Pops, one-quarter Corn Flakes

How much omega-3 do people need per day?

People give omega-3 fatty acids a lot of attention due to their health benefits. Fatty fish, nuts, and seeds are rich in omega-3s. Omega-3s are important parts of the body’s cell membranes, and they help with the functioning of the heart, lungs, immune system, and hormone system. There are three types of omega-3 fatty acid:

What drinking TWO glasses of wine a day does to your heart

What drinking TWO glasses of wine a day does to your heart: Shocking scans reveal how regular alcohol consumption can lead to an irregular heartbeat Alcohol can cause tissue damage and scarring which interrupt electrical signals These signals are vital for controlling and maintaining a regular heart rhythm People who have 14 alcoholic drinks per

All the Best National Cookie Day Deals

If you’re a foodie, December is a magical month: cranberries are in season, roasts and savory suppers abound and sweets are everywhere. Many foods are dipped in chocolate or rolled in sugar. But if your favorite seasonal snack is a cookie, we’ve got good news for you: Tuesday, Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day, and in

Unrestricted diet OK more than one day before colonoscopy

(HealthDay)—Unrestricted diets are acceptable more than one day before colonoscopy among patients using a split-dose bowel regimen, according to a study published in the October issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Anna M. Leszczynski, M.D., from the Boston University Medical Center, and colleagues investigated whether fiber and various other foods/macronutrients consumed during the three days before colonoscopy

3/4 of adult day services centers keep advance directives on hand

(HealthDay)—Just over three-quarters of U.S. adult day services centers (ADSCs) maintain documentation of participants’ advance directives, according to a report published Sept. 12 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Jessica Penn Lendon, Ph.D., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., and colleagues used data

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational