Bone Density Concerns

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Some types of candles may pollute indoor air
“A soak in a steamy tub, surrounded by candles sure seems like a great way to unwind. But new research suggests that burning certain kinds of candles may generate indoor air pollutants.”

Exercise Reduces Risk for Premature Death From Cancer
“A study from Finland has shown that men who exercised for at least 30 minutes a day at moderate to high intensity halved their risk of dying prematurely from cancer, mainly gastrointestinal and lung cancer.”

Human Appendix Not a Useless Organ
“Darwin was wrong, say researchers at Duke University Medical Center, Arizona State University, and the University of Arizona: the human appendix is not a useless, evolutionary remnant of a larger structure.”

Bone Density May Not Measure Bone Strength
“A study from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK shows that sprint cyclists have denser bones than long distance cyclists who have denser bones than sedentary control subjects (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, March 2009).”