Health disparities for men

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Health disparities for men

Health Disparities Persist for Men, and Doctors Ask Why – New York Times – health disparities for men exist in all socioeconomic groups, all are doing poorly in terms of health. Health disparities for men is a multi-factorial problem including  economic marginality, adverse working conditions, and gendered coping responses to stress. Which can lead to high of health-damaging behaviours and an aversion to health-protective behaviours. Will equality for women drive similar effects on their health to what is occurring in health disparities for men? More health related content here.

Consumer behaviour

British adults ‘fear youngsters’ – BBC NEWS

Ferris Bueller’s day is history for today’s kids –


The Black Hole of Los Alamos – a photoset on Flickr


Good Design Award – Asian-based design awards

The American Look(1958) – short film of 1950s American design

How to

Five ways to be well liked

Steps for Adding Addresses to Your Address Book – handy for site designers as a user reference

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials – great site for looking up tags or structures on HTML, XML etc

Geek to Live: Take study-worthy lecture notes – Lifehacker

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts

Using ebooks on Symbian S60 3rd Edition smartphones

MacWindows: The web site for Macintosh-Windows integration

VoodooPad – Flying Meat – personal knowledge management software


Everyone’s an anthropologist – looks like my colleague Patricia’s mails into space project for Yahoo! Germany,

Why Democratic-leaning companies outperform Republican-leaning ones. By Daniel Gross – Slate Magazine


Record fab spending in ’06, analyst says –


On Advertising: New firm, old faces? – IHT – TUPE nukes marketing services


paidContent – OhmyNews Succeeds With P2P News; Struggles With Business Model

CD mastering is killing music from Guardian Unlimited: Technology

Book sales get a lift from Google scan plan

Google Puts Lid on New Products – Los Angeles Times

Watch Out Startups, Ad Spending is Falling and So is Your Sky – Micro Persuasion

FT – Playboy and pastors enlisted for attack adverts


Facebook in talks with Yahoo! for rumored IB USD deal – Mk II?

At Yahoo, All Is Not Well – New York Times

Yahoo profit falls 37%; sales rise 20% as expected – MarketWatch

ibiblio – online library and archive

PLoS ONE : Home : Open Access 2.0

Philica – The instant, open-access Journal of Everything

A VC: Who Should Buy Yahoo! – A private equity firm?

The Technology ChroniclesQ&A: The future of mobiles – Part 1Wallflower at the Web Party – New York Times on the missed opportunity of Friendster


Buying Online With a Brain That’s Offline – a great article about shopping on th net whilst drunk


Linux kernel gains new real-time support

Yasu – yet another system utility

Pervasive architecture – looking at information systems

Tesco moves into software market

Sprint fumbles, fries Fusics with faulty firmware – Engadget

Get real emotion in games – classic storytelling techniques used in game design

Infinite Loop: The new generation of 3rd party Mac software: hypeware


Next-gen DVD war pre-empted? –

How the Wii was born

Demo Fall’06 line-up Prick up your ears: New gizmos on way

CEATEC 2006 news

Q&A: Jobs on iPod’s Cultural Impact – Newsweek Technology

Shel Hell Dampens my Mac Envy – haters, they’re everywhere

Steven Levy on the secrets of the iPod – does random mean random

CBS stages open call for tech entrepreneurs – Reuters Blogs

Sony explains controversial Li-inon secondary battery malfunction – Nikkei Electronics


Cisco campaign aims to improve brand recognition

The Bloomberg Lesson: How a fledgling news organization got big while others shrank. By Jack Shafer – Slate Magazine


Carphone Warehouse plans US expansion – Computer Business Review

Motorola takes cell phone impulse-shopping to new levels

Siemens besieged by critics over BenQ handset insolvency – IHT – Siemens faces backlash from BenQ’s mess-up

Softbank replaces Vodafone branding in Japan