THRILLIST: EVERY PLACE TO GET FREE ICE CREAM FOR NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY
"National Ice Cream Day, one of the few food holidays actually worth celebrating, is Sunday, July 17th. And just like last year, several big chains all across the country are celebrating by serving up free scoops and other giveaways. Although some of the deals — like ice cream flavors — are sweeter than others, there's a strong chance your favorite ice cream will be dripping down your hand in no time." Read full story.
TIME: FECAL TRANSPLANTS CAN BE LIFE-SAVING, BUT HOW?
"A fecal transplant is exactly what it sounds like: To treat certain gut disorders, doctors transfer stool from a healthy donor to a sick patient. […] Now scientists are testing fecal transplants against such diseases as ulcerative colitis, and even obesity and diabetes." Read full story.
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HUFFINGTON POST: OBESITY STUDY FINDS MEN THREE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE FROM BEING OVERWEIGHT THAN WOMEN
"The study found that moderately obese people die, on average, three years earlier than expected. Meanwhile overweight people lose one year of their expected life span. In overweight and obese men, the association with premature death before the age of 70 was three times stronger than for women." Read full story.
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