Showing posts from February 10, 2013

MOA Tonight

We listen to music and talk to people. Watch on cable channel 11 in the Boise area or on-line at . Watch previous shows here , and check out the backgrounds here . Give us a call at 1-208-433-0336 between 10-11PM MT, and then join us at MOA's Facebook page  for discussion throughout the week. :) Check out the un-MOA'd video for 'Ode to Brother' at Jeffro Bodeen's YouTube channel. Band info at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

Getting the Right Dose of Exercise

HD Connelly/Getty Images Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. A common concern about exercise is that if you don’t do it almost every day, you won’t achieve much health benefit. But a commendable new study suggests otherwise, showing that a fairly leisurely approach to scheduling workouts may actually be more beneficial than working out almost daily. For the new study, published this month in Exercise & Science in Sports & Medicine , researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham gathered 72 older, sedentary women, ages 60 to 74, and randomly assigned them to one of three exercise groups. [...] Full article at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

The Hip Replacement Case Shows Why Doctors Often Remain Silent

THE note sent by a doctor to several executives at Johnson & Johnson was blunt: an artificial hip sold by the company was so poorly designed that the company should slow its marketing until it understood why patients were getting hurt. The doctor, who also worked as a consultant to Johnson & Johnson, wrote the note nearly two years before the company recalled the device in 2010. And it was far from the only early warning those executives got from doctors who were paid consultants. Still, the company’s DePuy orthopedic unit plowed ahead, and those consultants never sounded a public alarm to other doctors, who kept implanting the device. [...] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Barry Meier is a reporter who covers business and medicine for The New York Times. Full article at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

Schools rethink perfect attendance awards in bad flu season - TODAY Health

In an attempt to figure out exactly how students interact in ways that might promote disease spread, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has funded research to track students’ contact patterns. The studies rely on self-reported activity logs as well as sensors that record when one student is within sneezing or coughing distance of another. via Posted via email from Moments of Awareness