Hits & Misses – 2009/3/23

A wee bit of good news for carnivores. “The incidence of all cancers combined was lower among vegetarians than among meat eaters, but the incidence of colorectal cancer was higher in vegetarians.”

People who believe in the afterlife make the greatest effort to avoid it. “Terminally ill cancer patients were nearly three times more likely to go on breathing machines or receive other invasive treatments if religion was an important part of their decision-making process.”

What’s the right pace for moderate exercise? Channeling the Bee Gees as you move comes very close.


“Staying Alive”

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  1. Bret says:

    Glad to see something positive about carnivorous consumption.

  2. Neil H. says:

    I disagree with the first post. I know people whose mental abilities peaked at twelve.

  3. Stephen C. says:

    Strange post on religion. I wonder why it makes people want to hang on, even when it’s hopeles.

  4. Vicki says:

    Do I have to exercise? Or can I just listen to the Bee Gees?