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Jogging may be good for your heart: But endurance runners are more likely to die from heat stroke than a heart attack.

Big shrink is listening: A smart phone app that monitors your voice for signs of manic/depression.

There’s little reliable evidence that fish oil helps prevent heart disease.

Ridiculous study or common sense? Eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life.

Your dog wears a watch: Why your dog seems to know what time it is.

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  1. Buster says:

    “But endurance runners are more likely to die from heat stroke than a heart attack.”

    They also have high rate of gastrointestinal problems

  2. Devon Herrick says:

    smart phone app monitors your voice for signs of manic/depression.

    Very strange!

  3. Devon Herrick says:

    Why your dog seems to know what time it is.

    The article whimsically asks how your dog knows it’s dinnertime at 5:00? My dog always thinks it’s dinner time. She just figured out over time that we don’t give in except 12:00am and 7:00pm.

  4. Jay says:

    “But endurance runners are more likely to die from heat stroke than a heart attack.”

    After the study pointing out the health benefits of running 50 minutes a week compared to people who run many hours per week aren’t different, why endurance run? Do people really love banging their joints against concrete pavement that much?

    https://www.yahoo.com/health/running-just-5-minutes-a-day-can-help-you-live-longer-93129146072.html

  5. Thomas says:

    “A smart phone app that monitors your voice for signs of manic/depression.”

    This confirms every argument that began with, “It’s not what you said, but how you said it.”

  6. James M. says:

    “On carrots and curiosity: Eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life.”

    You don’t say! I guess my mother was right all along!

  7. Walter Q. says:

    I would imagine that any animal would have a biological clock, much like when humans are on a sleep schedule a naturally wake up at that time.

    That or they know its dinner time because their stomach is growling.

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