Which is Healthier :: French Fries vs Onion Rings

Prevention Magazine has printed many infographics with food face-offs to find which is healthier. More Information ONIONS The World Health Organization supports the use of onions to treat poor appetite and to prevent hardening of the arteries. Extracts of onion are used to combat colds, coughs, asthma and bronchitis. Sulfides in onions may lower your […]

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Which is Healthier :: Creamy vs Crunchy Peanut Butter

Prevention Magazine has printed many infographics with food face-offs to find which is healthier. More Information Research has shown that peanuts can help control blood sugar in both healthy individuals and those with type 2 diabetes. Peanuts and peanut butter have even been shown to help lessen the spike in blood sugar when paired with […]

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National Day of Encouragement

The National Day of Encouragement celebrated since 2007. It is a day meant to remind us that encouragement matters. It is a day dedicated to uplifting those around us and making a positive impact, no matter the magnitude. It’s that simple. Positive emotions have been linked with better health, longer life, and greater well-being in […]

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Free Happiness Course

The most popular course at Yale University, with this semester enrolling 1,200 students (or a 1/4 of the undergraduate student body) is titled “Psychology and the Good Life.” You can now take this class for free renamed, “The Science of Well-Being” and focuses on what psychological science says about happiness. Topics covered include misconceptions about […]

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Emergency Number Day and Helpful Hints

WHEN YOU CALL 9-1-1 Make sure it is an emergency! You should only call  9-1-1 if someone is hurt or in danger, or if you are in immediate need of police, fire, or medical assistance. Always know your location! This is the most important information you can provide to a 9-1-1 call taker. Don’t hang up! Even if […]

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National TV Dinner Day

  When most people hear the word “diabetes,” they typically think about things like carbs and sugar. But salt plays a role in diabetes health, too. Dialing back on salt can help lower your blood pressure, and in turn, your risk for heart attack or stroke, two diseases commonly associated with diabetes. Most frozen dinners […]

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Wonderful Weirdos Day

September 9th is Wonderful Weirdos Day! There is no normal way to celebrate this unique holiday founded by Thomas and Ruth Roy. All of us are blessed with one or two wonderful weirdos in our lives. These are the folks who remind us to think outside the box, to be a little more true to ourselves. […]

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World Physical Therapy Day

World Physical Therapy Day is observed to generate awareness about the crucial contribution physical therapists make to society, enabling people to be mobile, well, and independent. Physical therapists provide services that develop, maintain and restore people’s maximum movement and functional ability. They can help people at any stage of life when movement and function are threatened […]

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Scientists Identify Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension

Scientists Identify Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension Increased Diabetes Risk Varies Among Ethnic Groups Physician researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicineat the Wexner Medical Center say increased levels of the hormone aldosterone, already associated with hypertension, can play a significant role in the development of diabetes, particularly among certain racial groups. “This research is […]

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September :: World Alzheimer's Month

World Alzheimer’s Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. September 2018 will mark the 7th World Alzheimer’s Month. The campaign was launched in 2012: World Alzheimer’s Day is on 21 September each year. 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or […]

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