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TV shortens your life span, study finds › News in Science (ABC Science)

February 4, 2010


(14 comments) |Share |Print News in Science TV shortens your life span, study finds Tuesday, 12 January 2010 Meredith Griffiths for AMABC Researchers say the major risk factor was sitting instead of being active (Source: Giulio Saggin, file photo/ABC News) Related Stories Audio: TV cuts life short (AM) Daily dose of TV doubles asthma risk, […]

prostate biopsy

January 26, 2010


It was not fun, but was necessary. The doc must have taken seven or eight tissue samples, and I could feel each incision. Afterward I felt weak and light headed but was able to walk home; on the way I stopped at the Park Slope Sweet Melissa Patisserie on Seventh Avenue and got a chocolate […]

Jewish Communities 101: The Abayudaya, Uganda’s Jews

November 24, 2009


Moses Synagogue in Nabugoye Hill. The Abayudaya live in five villages; each has its own synagogue. Last night J.J. Keki of Uganda‘s Abayudaya Jewishcommunity shared his community’shistory, music, and current situation atPark Slope Jewish Center in Brooklyn, an event I mentioned in my previous article. After his talk kippot knitted by Abayudaya craftspeople and CDs […]

JWW solar cookers prevent Darfuri rapes (and other inspiring works via Goodstock)

November 5, 2009


My examiner review of last Sunday’s Goodstock charity fair

Reuters: HIV infects women through healthy tissue -US study (tx, @bloodandmilk)

December 19, 2008


HIV infects women through healthy tissue -US study | Industries | Health & Drugs | Reuters The sad part is if people just used a condom, we wouldn’t have this problem.

New Scientist: Ultra Sound Reveals G-spot Endowment–or lack thereof. (tx, YS & funkybrownchick)

December 18, 2008


Ecstasy over G spot therapy So will women start bragging about their G-spot endowments on dating websites and craigslist?

Friday to do list & health update

October 30, 2008


1) Call plumber about faulty heating zone and thermostat. 2) Shop for travel (airfare, hotel & car rental) for late January/early February trip to Jacksonville. 3) Start practicing Torah trope for 01/31/09. 4) Put candy near front door for trick or treaters. 5) Try to continue staying horizontal as much as possible for final two […]