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15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

Previously it was generally accepted by international and national health organizations that to get any benefit from exercise then 150 minutes a week of moderately aerobic exercise had to take place. The World Health Organization and the UK’s NHS both promote the belief that 150 minutes of exercise should be done every week. But a [...]

November 12, 2012 More
The Chance of Developing Lung Cancer Increases if you Cook with Gas

The Chance of Developing Lung Cancer Increases if you Cook with Gas

A study reports that gas hobs release more carcinogenic fumes into the atmosphere than electric hobs . Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim have just completed a study which supports the view of the International Agency for Research on Cancer that cooking on a hob increases your risk of developing [...]

November 12, 2012 More

Comfort Women

Sexual exploitation has always been a part of war. However, the Japanese military not only exploited women sexually, but also actually enslaved them. Hundreds of thousands of women were either tricked or forced into sexual slavery during the Japanese occupation of Korea, from 1910 to 1945, and during World War II. These women were called [...]

August 11, 2011 More