By Kayla Overbey
Friday, April 27, 2012
- According to a recent study, relationship strength varies from couple to couple but women are usually the driving strength, says BBC News. This data was collected by examining phone and text records. Researchers say that our society may be swinging from a patriarchal system back to a matriarchal one.
- Click here to read my story on long distance relationships.
- Click here to listen to my audio interview with a relationship therapist.
- Click here to see my infographic on long distance relationships.
- Bicyclists in New York City are becoming more and more wary of cycling dangers, reports CNN Health. While the percentage of traffic deaths have dropped by 39% since 2001, more than 6,000 New York City traffic accidents involved cyclists. There were 36 deaths in 2006 alone. Cyclists are outraged mostly by the lack of repercussions against drivers who seriously injure people.
- While its true that junk food can be horrible for your health, some snack foods really aren’t that bad, says The Washington Post. For example, pork rinds, which are deep fried pig skins, have zero carbs and good levels of protein and unsaturated fat. Other foods include unsweetened butter and beef jerky, stereotypical “bad foods.” However, the rule still holds that everything is better in moderation.
- According to www.stltoday.com, the Food and Drug Administration is revising their regulations for sunscreen. Sunscreen labels will now be clearer. For example, if a product passes both UVB and UVA regulations, it will be labeled “broad spectrum.” Also, products cannot be labeled “sweatproof” or “waterproof.” They will now only be allowed to use the labels “water resistant,” which would last for 40 minutes, and “extra water resisitant,” which would last for 80 minutes.