Archive | August, 2011

Keeping Osteoporosis At Bay

“Keeping Osteoporosis At Bay” by Joan Aragone was originally published on Mercury I was on my second cup of coffee recently when I decided to reread a column I wrote two years ago about reversing osteoporosis through lifestyle changes. The column focused on exercise and weight training as ways to successfully alter a diagnosis [...]

Studying French or Spanish may revive an aging brain

Compared to most Europeans and college-educated people from other parts of the world, Americans are known for being able to speak only one language: English. And when scholars or travelers advocate the study of foreign languages in the United States, the reaction is often, “Why bother? This country is huge, and everybody speaks English. And [...]