via MSNBC Drinking copious amounts of coffee may reduce the risk of the most common type of skin cancer, a new study finds.
Just a couple of weeks ago, I lost my uncle to an unexpected and undetected heart ailment that caused sudden cardiac arrest. He was still young, still active, still outwardly physically fit. Yet, he was the second family member we lost to heart disease this year alone, and the fourth since 2001. The pain runs Read More
Autumn is upon us. The trees are beginning to change colors, pumpkins are everywhere, and Halloween is fast approaching. In the past, humans used to vary their diet seasonally according to when foods were harvested. Now, we can eat foods like fruit all year round due to advances in modern transportation. However, this may not Read More
Today’s headlines are dominated by news of the recession, rates of unemployment and at the more extreme end, the inevitable collapse of the American economy. While U.S. unemployment is at a stubborn 9.1 percent, another outcome of the difficult economic times has been an increase in multiple jobs to help make ends meet.
- via Whole Living Daily So hungry you could eat an entire bag of chips or bowl of party mix? Before you put anything in your mouth, first take a few moments to envision eating that whole bag. That simple act makes you less likely to overindulge, according to a 2010 study published in the Read More
via Huffington Post – Remember earlier this year when the world didn’t end? Like every other doomsday prophecy throughout history, the May 21st rapture promised by Oakland-based Family Radio network owner Harold Camping never materialized. The 90-year-old, self-styled prophet now claims the world will end by this Friday and not with a bang, as previously predicted, Read More
- via The Guardian That’s a sign that motorists on highways in the Zanesville, Ohio area came across over the past couple days as authorities were trying to hunt down up to 48 wild animals that escaped from a private farm. The former owner, Terry Thompson, opened the cages of lions, Bengal tigers, grizzly bears, Read More
Spend a moment taking stock of your usual snack choices. If you’re like most people, it’s not a pretty sight: fast food, candy, chips, soda, cheese, crackers, calorie and sugar-laden juices, empanadas, greasy street food, etc. Many of these tempting items can be found in vending machines at work and public places. If you’re eating Read More