Book Friday: 100 years of popular music

100 Years of Popular Music: 70′s is a slice from the series of books showcasing the most popular songs from every century to date – 1900s through 2000s.

Reasons men don’t go to the doctor

According to an American Academy of Family Physicians survey in 2007, 58 percent of men cited lack of time, lack of insurance, and lack of extreme symptoms as for reasons why they don’t go to the doctor.

Another 6 percent said "something else" prevents them from going.

From: todaysthv.com

Buttoning a jacket tip

When wearing an American-cut jacket (single-breasted), button up when standing or walking.  If your jacket has two buttons, button the top one.  If it has three, button the center one.

From: createbusinessgrowth.com

Get a checkup

Going for a regular checkup is not a ‘woman and child thing’ alone to do, men need to do it too, for most diseases come without major announcements.

Regular screening tests for obesity, blood pressure and sugar, cholesterol, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer is essential.

From: patientlinx.com

The link between restricting calories and disease

Research in animals has shown calorie restriction of up to 40 percent fewer calories than normal to have an impressive effect on disease and markers of aging.

From: nih.gov

What is melatonin?

A melatonin sleep aid is similar to a sleeping pill, but it’s a more natural source of sleep. Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces naturally; it causes drowsiness and a drop in body temperature. Some sleeping pills – like Tylenol – may have melatonin.

From: theadventurouswriter.com

Saturday Fun: Heart – Barracuda

Heart singing Barracuda from 1977. You forget how hot Ann & Nancy Wilson were at the time.

Regular Checkups

Going for a regular checkup is not a ‘woman and child thing’ alone to do, men need to do it too, for most diseases come without major announcements.

Regular screening tests for obesity, blood pressure and sugar, cholesterol, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer is essential.

From: patientlinx.com

Compare your life expectancy

The life expectancy of a 40 year old man today is 73, compared to a woman who will live 6 additional years. Calculate your life expectancy here.

From: msrs.state.mn.us

Don’t beat your hair

Beating up your hair with a rough towel and vigorous rubbing can cause serious damage.

Physical force breaks off finer hairs, and newly emerging ones don’t even get a chance to survive. Use a super soft cloth and pat rather than rub the hair to rid it of excess moisture after bathing.

From: askmen.com