David Dunstan

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Ignore the conservatives, 'reform' isn't dead

<b>What the Queensland and Tony Abbott polling woes show us is not that reform is dead - as conservatives suggest - but that voters have varying ideas</b> …

Rebounding: Good for the Lymph System

<b>By Dave Scrivens, Certified Lymphologist, Well Being Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3.</b><p>The body has a built-in need for activation. The lymph system, for …

How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry

Here are three hormones that, spurred by activity, make you healthier<p>The powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart …

5 Things to Try Before You Give Up on Your Relationship

It's a pretty common consensus that love takes work. Yet, 80 percent of Americans under 30 believe in a soulmate, the idea that there is one perfect person out there just waiting to be found. Even the expression "falling in love" makes it sound like love is out of our hands -- that it just happens …

No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise

Staying in shape has all sorts of benefits, from maintaining heart health to warding off dementia and cancer<p><b>I</b>nactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public health problem of the 21st century, a global pandemic with dramatic impact on peoples wellbeing. …

The Game-Changing Workout

Want to get a leg up on the competition? Then add this drill to your weekly routine<p>Agility creates the clips you see on <i>SportsCenter Top 10.</i> It allows athletes to change direction in a split second, stay on their feet when they should have tumbled, and triumph when they're physically overmatched. …

Top 10

7 Fat Loss Superfoods That Live Up to Their Hype

I honestly can't remember what food, but this woman was waxing poetic about its numerous benefits. I was at a dinner party having a conversation with another nutritionist, trying to tune her out, but this woman became so impassionate about this "miracle food" she was practically shouting.<p>Seems that …

5 Things You Should Know About Stretching And Mobility

<i>By Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>To stretch or not to stretch, that is the question. At least it has been lately with the science of stretching being called into question. Think touching those toes is the best way to prep for a run? It might be time to rethink that pre-workout ritual. New …

Implant reduces sleep apnea episodes by 70 percent

A year after having a sleep apnea device implanted, people reported a dramatic reduction in daytime sleepiness, according to a new study.<p>The clinical …

Sleep

The 10 Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat up, get fit! Because the path to a strong, capable, toned body begins in the kitchen

Great Leap Forward » Push for Job Guarantee Gains Momentum

Push for Job Guarantee Gains Momentum<p>I just returned from the big annual meeting of economists (this time in Philly), at which we had a panel on the …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

James Meek · Where will we live?: The Housing Disaster

Look at things from Pat Quinn’s point of view, for instance. What’s being done to her is happening quite slowly, over a period of months, and is not …

Housing

Smash Fat Faster

New research suggests that the role of exercise has been underrated compared to a diet. Here's why working out really matters<p>Not long ago I found myself in a situation you can probably identify with. My family and I were on a weekend trip with another family, and for breakfast I made myself a …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

Why energy-saving homes often use more energy

Energy efficient houses are often thought to be a promising way to reduce our environmental footprint by using less energy and producing fewer …

Green Living

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going to Hell

This may come as a shock, but despite what your ex says about you, you're probably not going to Hell. Relieved? Good! But I hate to break it to you that your ex isn't going to Hell either. What was that? Will you both spend eternity together in Heaven? Of course not! Then you'd both be in Hell! Are …

Is the Tea Party's Issue with Obama a Racial One?

The examples are plentiful: Rep. Joe Wilson shouting <i>"You Lie!"</i> to President Obama from the House Chamber. Rep. Ted Yoho (FL) responding with <i>"I'm not gonna comment"</i> when asked if Obama's a "born American." Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) saying he doesn't want to be associated with Obama because <i>"it's like</i> …

4 Signs You're Being Perceived as Insecure

So what's the big deal if people sense we're not being authentic?<p>Let's face it, we've all feared that we're going to mess up, not be liked, or even be rejected at times, and in order to compensate we fake it until we make it don't we?<p>The problem is, while we might think we're managing and hiding …

5 Common Habits That Damage Your Emotional Health

When we think of unhealthy habits, items such as cigarette smoking, midnight snacking or a sedentary lifestyle are often the first that come to mind. Yet, many of our unhealthiest habits are not behavioral but psychological in nature. Unhealthy psychological habits tend to fly beneath our radars …

What It Was Like to Work at the Lusty Lady, a Unionized Strip Club

The San Francisco peep show closes September 2. A former stripper remembers the empowering atmosphere, even amidst a grueling schedule.<p>To locate the ethos of San Francisco’s just-shuttered Lusty Lady peep show, one must look for a sign. Not some mystical “message from the universe” sign, as one …

Back Extension Exercise - Prone Press Up

Back extension exercises are generally done while lying in the prone position.<p>Exercises in the prone position that challenge back muscles may not be …

A showdown looms on Labor reform

<b>If Kevin Rudd can emerge as the great reformer of the ALP, despite the odds against him, his place in the party's pantheon will be secure, writes</b> …

It's time to replace the Sydney Harbour Bridge

<b>When the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built 80 years ago, it joined together what had been a divided city, with almost incalculable social and economic</b> …

Women and sex: the myth-buster

I was on the Victoria line with my boyfriend, telling him about a new book by the American author Daniel Bergner, called What Do Women Want? Its …

The End of Islamism?

Islamism was born in Egypt in 1928. And it was in Egypt, 85 years later, that the first successful uprising against an Islamist government occurred. …