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Archive for December, 2011

You Got To Move
December 24th, 2011 - (1 Comments)

There’s no doubt that the number of obese Americans has increased dramatically over the last 25 years – putting them at risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and osteoarthritis. But Cathy Roy (Longwood University) says it’s not necessarily the fat making people sick.  Her research suggests a lack of physical activity might be […]

Alzheimer’s Disease: What We Now Know
December 17th, 2011 - (4 Comments)

When 62 year old Bill Wood turned to his wife at the funeral of a family member and asked, “Who are all these people?” she knew something was terribly wrong.  Alzheimer’s Disease had struck the witty and dapper former newspaper editor early.  His wife Carol Wood (University of Virginia) describes her daily challenges as she […]

What’s the Economy For, Anyway?
December 10th, 2011 - (0 Comments)

An epidemic of over-consumption is sweeping the United States and the rest of the industrialized world. With Good Reason sat down with PBS documentary producer John De Graaf, among whose best-known shows is Affluenza, for an in-depth discussion of happiness and the economy and how the life/work balance got out of whack for American workers. […]

Ups and Downs of Dynamic Ticketing
December 3rd, 2011 - (1 Comments)

In 2010, baseball’s San Francisco Giants became the first professional sports team to use dynamic ticket pricing for games. It was the same year they won the World Series. Stephen Shapiro (Old Dominion University) studied the Giants’ ticket pricing practices and says more teams are following suit. Also featured: Female athletes are three times more […]