Media Mash: Nike’s digital future, 7 running mantras & Vaseline risks


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HellaWella’s Media Mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience.


  • Who’s suffering from the highest level of stress? Could be you. [Time Healthland]


  • Nike's CEO envisions a lucrative fitness-tech future for the company. Body-controlled music, anyone?  [Fast Company]


  • How high is too high to drive? The legalization of pot in some states is raising questions about what to do with stoned drivers. [Mother Jones]


  • Wrestling is dropped from the Olympics, and athletes are outraged. The good news is a new sport will be added to the games later this year. [Los Angeles Times]


  • Fast food chains are now making more money off of apple slices, oatmeal and food than foods high in trans fats. [MSN Today]


  • As a deadly bat fungus spreads, the negative ecological consequences grow. Who is going to eat all those insects that are harmful to agriculture? [NY Times Blog]


  • When you need a little motivation, check out these 7 inspiring running mantras. [Fitsugar]


  • Can the supercomputer that once beat Jeopardy contestants help cure cancer? [DotMed]


  • Booze won't cure the common cold, but a little whiskey can relieve some cold symptoms. Hello, hot toddy! [Food Republic]


  • Time to shape up, baby boomers! You're unhealthier than your parents were when they were your age! [Washington Post]


  • Vaseline's disadvantages for your health and the environment are outweighing its advantages. Try these alternatives to petroleum jelly instead. [Blisstree]


  • Our efforts to lose weight over the years have been weird. Find out just how weird, starting in 1820. [CNN]


  • Snow has hit the Northeast. So what will keep you from slipping up? Salt or sand? [Bob Vila]


  • A new study found that C-sections put infants at higher risk of diabetes and asthma. [Everyday Health]


  • Most of the restaurants and food companies that promised to reduce sodium have met their goals, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday. [CBS]