Sex and your salary. Does one make the other go up? The protesting author is a post doc. Perhaps, the author is not getting enough....ahem....money.
Research from the Lancet as discussed in the National Post. (Thanks Dan)
"A growing body of evidence shows the cumulative effects of all that sitting are not easily remediable by exercise. For example, a 2010 study of more than 100,000 adults in the American Journal of Epidemiology [[external] PDF] found those who sat for more than six hours a day were more likely to die than those who sat for less than three, even if the former exercised regularly and the latter did no exercise at all. An earlier study of 17,000 Canadians (“Sitting time and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer”) found much the same."
From the NY Times. 25+ years into the anti-salt campaign, the evidence on negative health outcomes is not there.
60 Minutes on the Placebo Effect. Antidepressants, it turns out, only work above placebo for those with the most serious form of depression. Piece is an eye opener for the statistical process (manipulation) that allows drugs to get approved.
Exercise and diet work.
Two recent spots on Charlie Rose and 60 Minutes highlight the public health crisis in the US due to the over consumption of sugar,processed foods and high fructose corn syrup. Affects our brain the same way as cocaine, promotes cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, gout, and heart disease .The research is now there.