Sounding Alarm On Climate Change Dangers. Global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of many risks, a United Nations scientific panel reports, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun. Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change. Read more at huffingtonpost.com.
Biking Can be Just What the Doctor Ordered…Literally. In Boston, doctors with Boston Medical Center (BMC) can now prescribe low-income patients with a $5 membership to Hubway, the area’s bike share system. “Prescribe-a-Bike” is a program devised by BMC and the mayor’s office to offer more people access to local transportation that is also good for users’ overall fitness levels. Read more at treehugger.com.
Strawberries May Prevent Alzheimer’s And Memory Loss. Fisetin, a flavonol found in strawberries, mangoes, cucumber, and other fruits and vegetables, may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s, dementia, and age-related memory loss, according to research just out from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Read more at forbes.com.