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Archive for the ‘ Men’s Health ’ Category

16 May

A Case of the Clicks

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: The daily clickativity is in! Skin Deep Gets a Polish Skin Deep – perhaps the most user-friendly, accurate personal care database on the web – has been revamped and updated. Be sure to check out this excellent resource for information on the safety and ingredients of virtually every cosmetic and personal […]

7 May

Ye Ole Weekly Health Challenge

This week’s challenge: Increase your flexibility. You know you should. I’m not a betting man, but I’d be willing to be at least, say, a dollar that you’re not as flexible as you could be. This week, spend five or ten minutes a day stretching and releasing any muscle tension that’s been building up. Stretching […]

3 May

The Vegetable Conspiracy: Why You Should Avoid Greens at All Costs

How to Get Sick and Die, Part 2 The Definitive Guide Every convenience restaurant, processed food manufacturer and prime time commercial wants to help you get sick and die! Isn’t that nice of them? And so far – despite a major media vegetable conspiracy – we’re doing pretty well, too. Although, there’s still a lot […]

25 Apr

Are Men the Weakest Link?

Why do women outlive men? There are plenty of theories about this. The pat answer from the Angry Guys Crowd is often, “Well, duh, we work harder and are more stressed out.” Aw, grow up. I’m certainly not the most politically correct of men, and I think the wave of feminism in the early 90s […]

5 Mar

The Mix

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites All the news you want to click. But the Bubbles! “Hot” male fertility news. Do It Naturally Kids fare better on ibuprofen than other painkillers, according to a puny study just hitting the news. Fine. But if you’re wanting to give those rugrats an extra advantage in the pain-busting department, help […]

15 Feb

The Secret to Great Abs

Admit it: half the reason we all watch Lost is because the main characters are just so great looking. They all have those ripped abs and defined arms that every guy and gal wants. Guess what? It’s not as tough as you’d think to look like Kate or the Doc (oops…lest I start yet another […]

14 Feb

Great Health Hits

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: All the news links you want to click! Mark’s favorite articles from the world of health: 1) Take heart! Women, like men, are at risk for heart disease and heart attacks. But according to the following link, about one in five women who have heart attacks show no signs of heart […]

8 Feb

The Roundup

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: All the health news you love, none of the oily spotting. 1) The Modern Disease Autism is more rampant than experts previously thought. The debate rages over the causes of autism: mercury poisoning, genetics, natal development – and myths abound. We’ll be bringing you updates, news and unique perspectives from medical […]

26 Jan

Catch This

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: Quick bites before you start your weekend (go on, get out of here!). 1) Another Study from Denmark This study was well-done (for once). And the news is pretty cool: a little coffee in the late stages of pregnancy is probably safe. Worker Bee Sara begrudgingly gives “the motherland” some credit. […]

22 Jan

Sting Operation

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: News for the men, news for the women, news for the kidlets… 1) First there was cellulite cream…now this? This week in quackery: was it the metrosexual trend that got men worrying about things like body wash and, now, testosterone cream? We’re not complaining about the body wash, but who needs […]

28 Dec

Real Men Eat Lettuce

I don’t know whether to laugh or cringe at the bizarre-but-true existence of the Heart Attack Grill. Call it vulgar, call it wasteful, call it offensive – but someone’s eating there. A lot of someones. And I guarantee you they’re not healthy. The Heart Attack Grill: the restaurant that so prides itself on inducing heart […]

28 Dec

But the Guys Aren’t Off the Hook, Either…

Hey, men: That beer belly is a better predictor of your heart disease risk than anything else, says this morning’s report from the American Journal of Epidemiology (a.k.a. stuff that happens to a lot of people and shouldn’t). Click it out here. The article also goes on to explain why the BMI (body mass index) […]

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