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  • True Blue Confederate
    Exclusive Interview of Dr. Chris Hejmanowski Science Fiction Military Writer
    The True Blue Confederate is crafted in expert detail and brought to life through the actions of real Civil War participants. Over twenty years, Staten has immersed himself in Confederate lore, family histories, and military knowledge, which...
  • Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton
    Stop Bullying Monica Lewinsky!
    Sixteen years ago at the young age of twenty-two, Monica Lewinsky was one of many White House intern working with President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky’s name made headline news once it became known that she was manipulated by the President of...
  • Pacific Herbs Relax Herb Pack
    Chinese Herbal Medicine: A natural and effective way to (Finally!) relax
    Holidays are around the corner and you still have not been able to let go: You are fretting about your end-of-month reports, answering e-mails from coworkers, and now your boss wants to know if she can conference you in on a call tomorrow. The...
  • Turkey time: 10 must-read tips for a healthy, illness-free Thanksgiving feast
    Turkey time: 10 must-read tips for a healthy, illness-free Thanksgiving feast
    As Thanksgiving approaches, you likely anticipate a huge feast and time spent with those who matter most. While many of us tend to eat too much turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie this time of year, the result is typically nothing more than minor...
  • Protest for Miriam Carey
    Black Dental Hygienist was shot by police on Oct 3, 2013 - 30 Protesters Showed
    Michael Brown died because police officer Darren Wilson shot him. Thousands showed up to protest in Ferguson, Missouri last night. Turnout was much lower at the protest for Miriam Carey.Dental Hygienist Miriam Carey died on Oct 3, 2013 by being...
  • Overweight Chinese students run during training at a camp held for overweight kids at a local university in Beijing, China.
    Obese kids are at risk for a lot of health problems
    There has been a growing awareness of the enormous scale of the obesity problem in children across the United States and worldwide. Obesity presents kids with a lot more problems than just concerns about their appearance. UC San Diego reported on...
  • "Some Turkey's Lineage Trace Back Hundreds of Years"
    "Some Turkey's Lineage Trace Back Hundreds of Years"
    Turkeys found their place in American history when the Pilgrims sailed on the Mayflower from England to the New World. Plymouth, Massachusetts, brought the Pilgrims hardships and rough winters yet they gave thanks during their first Thanksgiving...
  • FDA mandates calorie counts on restaurant menus
    FDA mandates calorie counts on restaurant menus
    Many weight conscious Americans keep track of their caloric intake when at home; however, when they dine out, they often have no clue regarding how many calories they consume. On November 25, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the...
  • Fat mouse
    Plant molecule helps burn off calories, a potential therapy to treat obesity
    According to a recent study, berberine (a compound derived from the Chinese medicinal plant Coptis chinensis or goldenthread) can help burn off excess calories. The results of the study were published on November 25, 2014 in the journal Nature...
  • UCLA neurophysicists find brain reacts differently to virtual reality
    UCLA neurophysicists find brain reacts differently to virtual reality
    Virtual reality is popular these days for activities ranging from gaming to military training. Although this technology is designed to mimic the real thing, UCLA neurophysicists have found that the brain reacts differently to virtual reality it...
  • Restaurants chains must comply with new FDA regulations and list calories on menus
    FDA: Calorie counts must be listed on restaurant menus
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized two regulations on calorie information listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, as well as some other retail food establishments and vending machines. The regulations are part of the...
  • 'Psychosocial therapy' helps prevent repeat suicide
    'Psychosocial therapy' helps prevent repeat suicide attempts
    A new Danish study has found that repeat suicide attempts and deaths by suicide fell by a fourth in people who had a certain type of short-term “psychosocial therapy.”Called “talk therapy-focused suicide prevention,” the...
  • Yogurt helps decrease risk of type 2 diabetes, study shows
    Yogurt lowers risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds
    A new study indicates that eating yogurt appears to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but other dairy products do not.In the study, researchers analyzed 41,436 men, 40-75 years old, for 14 years. They also looked at two groups of...
  • Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving without Bloating
    Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving without Bloating
    As we gleefully enter into binge food eating season let's take a moment to reflect on all the regret we felt last year. Though the pumpkin pie was great and the turkey was delicious. There is really no need to wreck yourself and feel guilty...
  • A dogs best friend
    Dogs are a senior's best friend!
    It's a known fact that dogs are more than a man’s best friend. Research shows that companion animals can help improve the physical and mental health of the elderly. Senior dog owners are likely to be more active as they have to take...