Science and Health Reporter, LA Times
latimes.com — Treadmill desks are increasingly popular, and the American Medical Assn. is taking note. On Tuesday, the physicians' group recommended that employers provide workers alternatives to sitting all day. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times) "Get off your butts," the nation's doctors said Tuesday, as the American Medical Assn.
blogs.smithsonianmag.com — Cyprus, the Mediterranean island nation just south of Turkey, took centuries to gain its independence. The Greeks, Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Romans, Ottomans, British and others all took their turns taking over the island, and each left their mark on the archeological record.
apps.washingtonpost.com — Often painstakingly selected to complete outfits, high heels put stress not just on feet, but on ankles, knees and backs, contributing to the approximately $3.5 billion spent annually in the United States for women's foot surgeries, which cause them to lose 15 million work days yearly.
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