New research suggests that people who have mild problems with thinking clearly – but have an intact memory – may be more prone to early death than people who have no problems with their memory or thinking. Read more
INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
Medicine would be the ideal profession if it did not involve giving pain.
—Samuel Hopkins Adams
- SLICE OF HISTORY
Expecting it to make a few extra dollars for a political organization run by her then husband, Tom Hayden, Jane Fonda releases a video titled “Jane Fonda’s Workout.” She has serious misgivings about the whole thing, figuring it could hurt her reputation as an actress. Not to mention that the video had been very much a low budget production—she had written the script while on a ski vacation, did her own hair and makeup and was filmed with a single camera. But not only does “Jane Fonda’s Workout” become wildly popular, it also launches an exercise phenomenon—working out at home while watching TV. It remains the best-selling video of all time. Read more