Aug 08 2012

Men's Health

Lifting weights may protect men against Type 2 diabetes. CBS NEWS

Men who lift weights may have more to gain than bigger biceps: A new study finds pumping iron may protect men against Type 2 diabetes.

The study, published online August 6 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, involved 32,000 men who were followed from 1990 to 2008. Researchers from Harvard University in Boston and the University of Southern Denmark in Odense teamed up to examine the role exercise and weight training had on men's risk for the disease that affects an estimated 346 million people worldwide.

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Aug 08 2012

Graceful in Victory and Defeat

Lolo Jones (@lolojones) August 7, 2012

Tearful Lolo Jones: Media 'ripped me to shreds' before race. TODAY 

Nursing a broken heart from a disappointing fourth-place finish in Tuesday’s 100-meter hurdles, an emotional Lolo Jones fired back at her critics on Wednesday.

Jones opened up about a Saturday New York Times piece that compared her to Anna Kournikova, the former tennis pro known more for her good looks than her accomplishments on the court. 

“I think it was crazy just because it was two days before I competed, and then the fact that it was from a U.S. media,’’ Jones told Savannah Guthrie before fighting back tears.

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Aug 08 2012

Supermarket Saving Tips

Money-Saving Supermarket Tips: 20 Ways You're Over-Spending. Huffington Post 

We've all got to eat, which is why we don't question spending money at the grocery store. But if you're someone who pays attention to where your money goes, you know that a hefty percentage of your pay check is spent at the supermarket. The grocery store is a money-making business. And they use tricks to get you to spend more than you need to (like placing all of the most expensive items at eye level).

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