Here’s a special Health Blurbs for the Brain.
Introversion got you down? Act like an extrovert! Wall Street Journal article here.
The taller you are, the greater the risk of cancer. NYTimes blog post here.
I am loving this blogger’s series Surprising Things about Parenting in Foreign Countries. Here is an American’s perspective about parenting in Japan.
On pregnancy: “I’m six and a half months pregnant right now and have been going to a Japanese doctor. In New York, when I was pregnant with Motoki, my doctor warned me, “You can’t eat sushi, coffee, alcohol or raw cheese.” She gave me special vitamins. My Japanese doctor says nothing about any of that! No diet restrictions at all. I did pick up a flyer at the doctor’s office that said I can drink a few cups of coffee a day and a glass of alcohol.”