Did You Know?

People who spend more than two hours a day on social media are twice as likely to feel socially isolated compared with those who use social media for less than 30minutes a day. The risk was three times greater for those who visited social media platforms 58 times or more a week.
-American Journal of Preventive Medicine


Keeping regular sleep times is as important as the amount of sleep you get. College students who did not keep regular bedtime and wake times did worse academically and had poorer grade points, on average
– Scientific Reports


Hand dryers in public restrooms suck up the bacteria around the bathroom and spray them on to the hands of people who use them
Applied and Environmental Microbiology


A person’s level of education, and not his/her income, is a much better predictor of life expectancy
– Population and Development Review


Prolonged sitting can shrink the part of the brain that is crucial for memory, which could be a precursor to cognitive decline and dementia. Physical activity, even at high levels, is insufficient to offset the harmful effects of sitting for extended periods.
-US study led by Prabha Siddarth, published in the journal PLOS One