Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable

I try to avoid cellphones in bed but cold blue light is everywhere, on my Polar watch, baby monitor, my car’s dashboard. Need to start looking into next purchases and prefer stuff with warmer orange lights. Harvard researchers and their colleagues conducted an experiment comparing the effects of 6.5 hours of exposure to blue light, versus exposure to green light of comparable brightness. They found that blue light suppressed melatonin for about twice as long as the green light and shifted circadian rhythms by twice as much (3 hours compared with 1.5 hours). And worse, it’s been linked in recent … Continue reading Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable

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How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System – The New York Times

The review concludes that, contrary to widespread belief, a long, tiring workout or race can amplify immune responses, not suppress them. Source: How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System – The New York Times Continue reading How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System – The New York Times