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  • National Reading Month
    Tips from expert Kelly Johnson to make every month National Reading Month
    March may have been National Reading Month, but it shouldn't be the only time of the year to put importance on reading. Not to sound cliché, but reading is fundamental and without it, a child’s social and economic future can be adversely...
  • Why Stretch Marks Itch and Burn?
    Why Stretch Marks Itch and Burn?
    IntroductionStretch marks do itch and burn. It is a reality that can be irritating in every way. However, there are ways to relieve the itching and burning, and these way are very effective in what they can do for this key symptoms of stretch...
  • Gluten containing products you may not suspect
    Gluten containing products you may not suspect
    Many foods, including grains and starches, can be part of a gluten-free diet. It's important however to make sure that they are not processed or mixed with gluten-containing grains, or additives or preservatives made with gluten containing...
  • A brain-controlled wheelchair uses a neuroprosthetic device to intellegently perform tasks
    Brain-controlled prosthetics can help people with spinal cord injuries move
    Scientists from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) are developing neuroprosethetic devices that can decode brain signals, discern the actions the bodies want to take, and use advanced robots to function as a spinal cord. The project was...
  • Nature yoga
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    Have you tried meditation yet? Oprah and Deepak are offering another free 21-day guided meditation series called, Manifesting True Success and it isn’t too late to experience a week or so of this series. Recently, while I was listening to...
  • UCLA study determines who benefits from electroconvulsive therapy
    UCLA study determines who benefits from electroconvulsive therapy
    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT; shock treatment) is a standard psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from psychiatric illnesses. It is often used to treat individuals suffering from severe...
  • Cherry Blossom, Washington DC
    Healthy tips to help you jump into spring
    Spring is upon us and with that households are starting their spring cleaning. Garages are being swept, lawns are being raked and closets are being rummaged through to void it of the unused. Not only are homes being cleaned but so should our...
  • Organic lettuce
    Lettuce color determines how fast antioxidants take effect
    Lettuce is a rich source of antioxidants; however, not all varieties of the leafy vegetable have the same effect. A group of researchers at the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology of the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Science and Technology found...
  • AAP recommends metric prescription measurement to prevent overdose
    AAP recommends metric prescription measurement to prevent overdose
    The metric system is commonly used in many nations around the globe, including England, who bequeathed us with our archaic system of measurement comprised of pounds, ounces, pints, and quarts. On March 30, the American Academy of Pediatrics...
  • Daisy
    Blood, Sweat and Heels' Daisy cancer fight
    Best known as just “Daisy” on Bravo’s Blood, Sweat and Heels, Daisy Lewellyn reveals that she has stage 3 cancer. As can be expected her cast mates as well as television viewers were all shocked at this devastating news. True to...
  • How Do You Apply Stretch Mark Cream and How Often?
    How Do You Apply Stretch Mark Cream and How Often?
    Each stretch mark cream is different one from the other, and because they are different, one may have very different instructions on just how to apply it to your stretch marks specifically. So, with this said, the best thing to do is to read the...
  • The End of Life Caregiver
    The End of Life Caregiver
    End of life care requires some people with extremely unique qualifications. These qualifications are unique to providing medical care, but certainly not to providing human caregiving techniques. The unique qualities are those delineated in taking...
  • Sleep Problems: How Can I Stop Insomnia During Pregnancy?
    Sleep Problems: How Can I Stop Insomnia During Pregnancy?
    Why sleep problems do plague expectant mothers is very obvious. There is a whole lot going on with them and this whole lot is something that can indeed interfere with their getting the good quality rest that they do need. Insomnia problems during...
  • sleepless nights
    Coping with the symptoms of menopause
    Although women usually welcome the absence of menstruation after menopause, many women are leary of what is to come. The common symptoms of menopause include hot flashes. It is therefore beneficial to know what kinds of things can trigger hot...
  • Mental Health experts: Depression not the sole reason for Lufthansa crash
    Mental Health experts: Depression not the sole reason for Lufthansa crash
    When the news broke out that flight investigators believed co-pilot Andreas Lubitz intentionally steered the Germanwings Airbus A320 into the French Alps - various media reports quickly switched gears and focused their attention on the pilot's...