Christopher Choi

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Older and wiser: the secret survival skills of Hong Kong’s elderly

This is a city of tough love for old people. And I’m not talking about sex in the city, nor about sex for those over 60.<p>I am talking about the tough …

Getting Old? This High-Tech Suit Simulates Aging

R70i Age Suit, made by Applied Minds and shown at CES, is designed to make you feel 40 years older<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>LAS VEGAS—Can technology teach you what it feels like to be old?<p>Amid the hype about virtual reality and robotics at CES 2016, I strapped on a headset and exoskeleton designed to …

Virtual Reality

12 easy ways to wake up earlier in the morning

It's not like you did anything more taxing than watching Netflix last night, but rough mornings like these are becoming far too common — and they're taking a serious toll on your morning productivity.<p>The thing is, waking up doesn't <i>have</i> to be so hard. With the help of Nancy Rothstein, an adjunct …

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

Sweet dreams.<p>Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there.<p>Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize it accordingly. Below are a few bedtime tricks you can steal from them so you can wake up well-rested and ready to tackle the day.<p><b>1.</b> …

How sleep affect children’s grades

<i>This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation.</i><p>Sleep plays a fundamental role in the way we learn. Emerging evidence makes a …

Sleep

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<b>TitleTag:</b> UC San Diego Researchers Link Higher Risk of Leukemia to Low Sunlight and Vitamin D<b>News_release:</b>​Epidemiologists at University of …

A commonly used supplement may be doing more harm than good

Doctors, patients, and the media have been enamored with vitamin D supplements for decades.<p>As well as their clear benefit in curing severe vitamin D deficiencies, endless headlines hail their magical ability to reduce a vast range of conditions from dementia to cancer.<p>Medical specialists such as …

What to Expect When You Start Working Out Again After a Long Break

If you’re just now getting back into a workout routine after a few weeks off for the holidays, or after injuries or laziness kept you grounded for a …

IBM's Watson will tell you when to sleep, exercise, and eat

And I'm not sure if it's creepy or amazing<p>Under Armour announced a whole bunch of products earlier this week at CES, from its first pair of connected sneakers to a standard wrist-based activity tracker, but the most interesting announcement had to do with everyone's favorite supercomputer.<p>IBM and …

Wearable Tech

Primal Foot: Running On Flat Ground Is Destroying Your Body

Flat ground. It's man-made, unnatural and constricting to feet. Combine that with the study that simply standing is harmful, and you have something. Taking this one step further, running on flat ground damages your feet and legs in two distinct ways: the absorption of repeated impacts and, more …

Computers and health: 'When you're sitting, you're one step above being dead'

CES 2016 is packed with health companies offering solutions to desk-based laptop slouch. Our reporter stopped slouching for long enough to try some of them<p>Our digital lifestyles and desk-based workplaces are contributing to serious health problems and could be shortening our lives, technology’s …