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Bronte Campbell on life after the Olympics

So much of Aussie swim star Bronte Campbell’s life is lived in the water that it’s a mystery how she hasn’t grown fins and gills. The reimagined Tokyo Olympics are approaching, and so you’ll find the 26-year-old champion spending hours training in the morning, then again in the afternoon, pumping out lap after lap at… Read More »

Lighting Up Later in Life

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story the new old age Lighting Up Later in Life The number of older adults who use cannabis is on the rise, and some health experts are concerned. Harry Lebowitz, who has a Florida state medical marijuana card for his anxiety, sleep apnea… Read More »

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years. In 2019, life expectancy… Read More »

Air Pollution, Green Space, Built Environment Characteristics May Influence Body Mass Index During Initial Years of Life

Washington, October 26: Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life may be associated with an increase in children’s body mass index (BMI). By contrast, living in areas with greater exposure to green space and a more favourable land use mix (a measure of the variety of… Read More »