Now that many people are working from home.. there is an opportunity to downsize your wardrobe. I did this when I retired but it has some relevance for the quarantine wardrobe. It is tempting to hold on to work clothes, but it is at the expense of freeing up room in your closet. A lot… Read More The minimalist retirement wardrobe re-titled Quarantine Wardrobe.
Need a work-from-home pick-me-up? Research says that looking at cute puppies could improve your work performance. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-online-secrets/202004/the-power-cute-things-make-you-feel-better
The science around the use of masks by the general public to impede COVID-19 transmission is advancing rapidly. Policymakers need guidance on how masks should be used by the general population to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we synthesize the relevant literature to inform multiple areas: 1) transmission characteristics of COVID-19, 2) filtering characteristics and… Read More Face Masks Against COVID-19: An Evidence Review[v1] | Preprints
With everything that’s happening about the Coronavirus, it might be very hard to make a decision of what to do today. Should you wait for more information? Do something today? What? Here’s what I’m… — Read on medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca
I have discovered a variety of ebikes on Hornby. I have been chatting with local ebike users locally to find out what brands they are using. One local user told me that e-bikes are hard to brake and another person (female) said she had frequently fallen off. What has been your experience? I see men riding… Read More E-bikes vendors and reviews
In Aug 2018 the Hornby Island school burned down. So far the provincial government has not committed to replacing the full size gym that was used for many activities on the Island. There is a meeting on Hornby on June 20 with the School Board so we need to forward as many letters as possible… Read More Your help is needed to replace the gym on Hornby Island.
E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on http://www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age This should help rural people to become more active. I saw a fellow on a $2000 Costco ebike yesterday. It was a gift to his wife. 🙄
Physical inactivity, cardiometabolic disease, and risk of dementia: an individual-participant meta-analysis | The BMJ — Read on http://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l1495
A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers? — Read on amp.timeinc.net/time/5529152/elderly-caregiving-baby-boomers-unpaid-caregivers-crisis
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Our findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent fractures or falls, or have clinically meaningful effects on bone mineral density via Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
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Association of dairy intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 21 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study – The Lancet
As a result of Covid19, some of the inflation here is not up to date. One of the biggest challenges to living on the island is that most things are only open a couple of days a week and/or part of the day and there is no universal closing days or times. This can result… Read More Services around Hornby Island 2020
This is the most comprehensive review I have read on the topic of obesity. It’s a 30 min read. It appears to me that we have become victims of our own economic development and an uncontrolled food industry. The study did not include longitudinal studies on physical activity. One wonders if rationing as in during the war might be… Read More Making progress on the global crisis of obesity and weight management | The BMJ
via The Village Book Club visit…….. I was so envious of the kindness of people in her village.
https://mobile.twitter.com/BBC100women/status/987665961741373440/video/1 Katherine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon about to run the London Marathon at 71. I am inspired p. The 10 k Sun Run today and reminds me that I did it many years ago and that I owe a debt to Katherine Switzer. I needed to get off the sofa… Read More Katherine Switzer, 71 runs the London Marathon
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