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If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

Middle-aged people unable to stand on one leg for 10 seconds are almost twice as likely to die within the next decade, according to new research. Scientists say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine health check for older adults. Unlike aerobic fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to […]

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Analysis | Climate change is increasingly viewed as a public health crisis – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Happy Tuesday, everyone. Yes, there’s a band called the Affordable Rock ‘n’ Roll Act. And yes, a prominent geneticist and White House acting science adviser is a member (h/t Stat) Today’s edition: The House will…

Fighting climate change in a fragmented world – The Hill

Currently, seven astronauts are living on the International Space Station: three Americans, one European and three Russians. They may not agree on much outside the day-to-day management of their vessel, but they must cooperate on that task if they all…

Granderson: GOP denial will add to climate change body count – Los Angeles Times

You know, in all the times I’ve seen “The Godfather” — and I’ve watched that 1972 classic quite a bit — it never occurred to me that one day the Luca Brasis of the world could no longer be sent…

Commentary: Climate change threatens downhill runs and uphill chats – Great Lakes Echo

Sunset on the ski gondola in Telluride, Colorado. Image: Brooklyn Peppo By Brooklyn Peppo The ski lift is one of the only socially acceptable places to talk to strangers. The 10-minute conversations while sitting on freezing metal seats swinging 15…

Commentary: Why care about global warming? – Alexandria Echo Press | News, weather and sports from Alexandria, Minnesota – Alexandria Echo Press

By Bryan Van Gorp, Alexandria, MN Why care about global warming? You know all the symptoms, which are broadcast on the news regularly. Increasingly severe storms, floods, melting ice caps, wild fires, extreme heat events, droughts, rising ocean levels, increasing…

Contributions to reducing global warming critical – Global Times

This aerial view shows sports fields under water days after heavy rains in Durban, South Africa on April 15, 2022. Photo: AFP As downpours swamped South Africa’s third-largest city this week, residents lucky enough to still have internet access and…

Column: The end of the world is coming, even if you’ve heard it all before – Los Angeles Times

The periodic reports of the U.N.’s International Panel on Climate Change are lapsing into self-parody. This is your last warning, they say. Get a move on. Don’t sit idly by. Fix the problem now. We mean it! I am continually…

Sport and climate change: Paralympic champion Tatyana Mcfadden explains the link – UN News

Tatyana Mcfadden is considered the fastest woman in the world. She is a six-time US Paralympian and 20-time Paralympic medalist. She has won 23 World Major Marathons and has broken five world records in track and field. Ms. Mcfadden was…

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