Health Highlights is a biweekly summary of particularly interesting articles from credible sources of health and medical information that we follow & read. For a complete list of recommeded sources, see our links page.
- Kick Start Your Energy | Healthy Lifestyle
Part of staying healthy is managing stress. Borzack over at Healthy Lifestyle presents a series of mental exercises that can help increase and protect our energy levels to better manage everyday stress.
- Birth Order and IQ | Unintelligent Design
Clark over at Unintellegent Design discusses a study that examines the impact of birth order on intelligence. Conclusions are difficult to make given the small but significant differences in IQ. My take on the subject is that parental bias trumps other factors. What do you think?
- Are Your Cosmetics Poisoning You? | The Beauty Brains
The Beauty Brains presents an example of why references are so important in the deluge of information we all are bombarded with everyday.
- Healthcare Isn’t a Right? Public Health Might Change Your Mind | Universal Health
Universal Health’s N=1 offers an interesting perspective to the “healthcare as a right” argument, namely keeping disease under control, and suggests the number of sick and disabled will eventually poise the US for “pandemics of untold proportion”.
- What’s in Your Wallet? | InsureBlog
Bob over at InsureBlog writes about the surprising results of a heathcare survey given to Americans living in Canada. What are your thoughts on publicly funded healthcare?