Posts Tagged: health

Still Killing It

Tobacco is still killing it. Despite all the research, despite all the legislation changes, despite all the general knowledge that smoking is bad for you, the big tobacco companies are still raking in the profits. In Britain alone, 10 million adults smoke and children between 11 and 15 are still taking it up in droves…. Read more »

The cycle prescription

Much like Chinese Physicians prescribing Qi Gong as part of a patient’s treatment, a program is being launched in Boston which prescribes biking to help the health of Bostonians. Biking is great for general health and wellbeing, with a fair number of studies on the effects of biking on health Men who cycled at least… Read more »

Google to take on ageing

Google is setting up a new company called Calico to focus on health and wellbeing. The internet giant seems to be stepping outside their usual technology field to take on the bigger challenges of ageing and diseases that are associated with ageing. They seem to be following in Bill Gates’ footsteps.