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This new commercial for Trojan condoms is aimed squarely at the 50+ demographic. Film director Gavin O’Connor teamed with ad agency Colangelo to create this ad. What do you think of the message?
Microwave meals are not “ready to eat”. Make sure you follow cooking directions to avoid food-borne illnesses.
“Microwave standing time is part of the cooking process,” the report said. “Consumers should not only follow instructions for microwaving, but should also allow the product to stand for the recommended time before consuming,” the CDC said.
CNET’s Sumi Das reports on some of the latest health gadgets that can help you keep those New Year’s resolutions.
Can a regular exercise routine help you control your work/life balance?
“The idea sounds counterintuitive. How is it that adding something else to our work day helps to alleviate stress and empower us to deal with work-family issues? ” study researcher Russell Clayton, an assistant professor of management at Saint Leo University, said in a statement. “We think exercise is a way to psychologically detach from work — you’re not there physically and you’re not thinking about it either — and, furthermore, it can help us feel good about ourselves.”
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