Constant exposure to a noisy street may be linked to weight gain according to Swedish researchers. The scientists also added that the risk of larger waistlines increased with the amount of noise traffic an individual was exposed to at the same time—25% for those exposed to one source and double for those exposed to more sources. “Long-term exposure to traffic noise may affect our metabolism.
Image Courtesy of lookcatalog A large U.K. study suggests that newer versions of birth control pills pose serious health risks for women due to threats of dangerous blood clots. According to the study, women taking combinations of oral contraceptive pills—containing both progestin and estrogen—were three times more likely to develop blood clots in deep veins in the leg or pelvis. The.
Image Courtesy of Leonard J. DeFrancisci Space Coast tourism officials are excited with Brevard County’s plan to convert the Space Coast Stadium complex in Viera to an amateur sports complex. According to the officials, the $10 million investment from the county’s 5% tax on hotels and short-term rentals contribute big dividends for restaurants, hotels and retailers. The tourism community.
A bed-and-breakfast in New York City refused to allow a traveler’s 80-pound Labradoodle to trot around the main house. B.L. Ochman, a Manhattan Internet strategist, decided to transfer lodgings and discovered Audrey’s Farmhouse, a Bed & Breakfast located in Wallkill. This B&B caters to guests with dogs and does not charge additional pet fees. Hotels from small and major chains.
For a period of time, airline stocks experienced a tear. The Dow Jones airline index was up 75% during the 12-month period, which ended last July. Airlines enjoyed high profits last 2014 due to the combination of cheap fuel prices and high airfares. The trend continued into the first quarter of 2015. Last week, however, airline stocks took a nosedive. The six-day period that ended last Tuesday.