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                                          Activity                                       Benefit
                                     Regular, demanding household          Lowered heart attack                                 
                                     cleaning                                            risk by 54% in men
                                                                                             and 84% in women
                                     Exercising 30 minutes just six            43% lower mortality
                                     days a month                                    rate
                                                                                  The Wall Street Journal
     
    *** RESEARCH ON IPODS AND HEARING LOSS - Government research suggests that the safe exposure limit to noise is 85 decibels for eight hours/day. Some common decibel levels are: Raindrops - 40 dec., Normal conversation - 60 dec., Busy city traffic - 85 dec., Hair dryers - 90 dec., Rock concerts - 105 dec., Chainsaws - 110 dec., IPOD at peak volumes - 115 dec., Fireworks - 140 dec.
                                                                                 The Wall Street Journal