31 March 2016

News you should know


Why some people can't clap to the beat

One study suggests that people who can't clap, click or tap their foot in time to a beat may actually synchronise information differently, making them “beat-deaf”.

How to prevent middle ear infection in kids

An untreated middle ear infection can cause deafness and is often caused by “innocent” mistakes that parents make.

Do you hear "bar" or "far"?

You may hear both, depending on which face you are looking at. Yes, that's right... what you hear is determined by what you're seeing – amazing!

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Live healthier

Smoking and weight gain »

Don't think that you're off the hook if you smoke cigars 10 smoking myths people still believe

Quitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slim

Best results in limiting weight gain after quitting smoking were found in women who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week.