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Archive for December, 2012

Elderly Need Monitoring During Cold Spells

CHICAGO (UPI) — Cold icy weather affects people — especially the elderly, sick or frail — even if they don’t venture outdoors, a Chicago emergency medicine physician said.       Dr. David Zich, an internal medicine and emergency medicine physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said when there is a blast of cold weather, people […]

Don’t Drink Coffee Before Snow Shoveling

CHICAGO (UPI) — As with any physical activity, the body must warm up so ease into snow shoveling, try not to do it all at once and take breaks, a U.S. cardiologist says.       Dr. Charles Davidson, clinical chief of cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and medical director at Northwestern’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, […]

Solo Rock/Pop Stars Apt To Die Early

LIVERPOOL, England (UPI) — Successful solo rock/pop stars are about twice as likely to die early as those in equally famous bands, British researchers found.       The researchers said despite considerable wealth, rock and pop stars suffer higher levels of mortality than demographically matched individuals in the general population.       Previous […]

U.S. Pediatricians Call For Daily Recess

CHICAGO (UPI) — Young children and adolescents should get a daily recess in addition to physical education in school to promote physical activity, U.S. pediatricians say. A policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, “The Crucial Role of Recess in Schools,” said safe and properly supervised recess offers children cognitive, physical, emotional and social […]

Most Don’t Know Glaucoma Not Preventable

ST. LOUIS (UPI) — The American Eye-Q consumer survey on eye health indicates 90 percent of U.S. respondents say glaucoma is preventable but it isn’t.       Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States but awareness is relatively low. The American Optometric Association’s American Eye-Q survey indicated 86 percent […]

Parliament Shells Out $130,000 On Costumes

LONDON (UPI) — Freedom of Information requests by The Sun revealed Britain’s Parliament spent more than $130,000 in taxpayer money on ceremonial garments for officials.       The newspaper said some of the outfits for officials such as the Sergeant at Arms cost more than $8,100 apiece.       The Sun said news […]

Crepe Company Spills Classified Info

PARIS (UPI) — A crepe manufacturer in France spilled the beans on the defense minister’s classified visit to Afghanistan, saying he would be taking its products with him.       The exact date of Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s visit to soldiers in Afghanistan was being kept secret for security reasons until crepe manufacturer […]

Cities Vie For Ponce De Leon Title

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. (UPI) — Two Florida cities are battling for the title of conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon’s 16th century landing spot ahead of the event’s 500th anniversary.       Organizers of festivities in St. Augustine and Melbourne Beach, cities 144 miles apart that both bear state signs declaring them “possible” landing spots […]

Sonar-Equipped Boats Could Solve Mysteries

SEATTLE (UPI) — The head of a Seattle submarine rental company said the wreckage of lost planes such as Navy Flight 19 and Amelia Earhart’s can be found — for the right price. Stockton Rush, chief executive officer of OceanGate, based in Seattle, said his company’s small submarine equipped with sophisticated sonar recently discovered the […]

Wine Industry Relies On Water-Witching

CERES, Calif. (UPI) — Marc Mondavi, a California winery operator, has a new vocation, water-witching, and is called upon to find ground water for local wineries, using copper rods. “You either have it or you don’t,” Mondavi, 58, says of the skill that takes him to neighboring vineyards in northern California to find places, without […]

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