One of my least favorite journalism clichés is what I like to call the trick lead. That’s the one where the crafty writer starts a piece by making you think he’s talking about one thing, when really he’s talking about another.
A live bacteria spray meant to restore skin with healthy microbes erased by obsessive cleaning has at least one weighty endorsement: It’s used daily by a guy who hasn’t showered in more than 12 years, per CBS Boston.
Beginning in 1998, Washington, DC, wasn’t permitted to use its funds to support needle exchanges. Changing that policy spared an estimated 120 drug users from HIV infection over a two-year period, per a study by George Washington University published today in AIDS and Behavior.
WHILE THE LAMESTREAM media has been concerning itself with Donald Trump signing pledges, refugee crises, and whether or not Smokin’ Joe will run for president next year, the internet has found more important topics to focus on this week: detourning Kanye West, asking Miley Cyrus what’s good, and finding the best way to avoid people in public.
You’ve heard it before: Sitting all day is bad for your health. But despite all the research that suggests you buy a standing desk or get moving every hour, the reality is that these kinds of recommendations aren’t terribly realistic for most of us.