The Standing Desk Paradox

Spend time in any modern office building in America and you’re likely to come across a standing desk. These work-altering pieces of furniture first gained traction in the workplace about twenty years ago, and have since gone on to become ubiquitous. The appeal, for adherents and companies alike, is the potential health benefit from standing… Continue reading The Standing Desk Paradox

Baby Aspirin and Heart Health

Doctors have long recommended their middle-aged adult patients take a daily low-dose (81mg) “baby” aspirin to help protect against heart disease and some forms of cancer. Until this year, it seemed like a small, relatively harmless step to take for what experts said were potentially significant benefits.  Turns it out it may not provide the… Continue reading Baby Aspirin and Heart Health