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A Grandfather on Climate Change & The Poem That Led to Activism

I became a grandfather for the first time in the summer of 2005. I didnít quite know what to expect. Life doesnít really prepare you for this role. Why, it seems just like yesterday that I was a grand…

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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This Woman Was Going to Give $1,500 to Charity, Then She Had a Better Idea

Worried that she and her fellow pensioners would be spending much of the holiday season alone, one 86-year-old widow took matters into her own hands, renting out an entire pub and extending an open in…

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4 Strategies for Feeling Better About Getting Old

New research reveals there might, in fact, be truth in the clichť "Youíre only as young as you feel." Scientists from the University College London (UCL) surveyed thousands of English men and women…

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How Seizure Alert Dogs Become Unstoppable Service Animals

Seizure alert dogs are specially trained to help individuals who have epilepsy or a seizure disorder. They can warn a person of an impending seizure hours†before†the person has clinical signs of a sei…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.† While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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How Coffee Can Protect Your Brain

Over half (54 percent) of American adults consume coffee each day, according to a survey by the National Coffee Association. Itís no surprise that such a popular beverage has a reputation for stirring…

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10 Tips for Talking About the Future with an Aging Loved One

In the wake of a holiday gathering, it may become obvious that an older family member can no longer live safely on their own. Whether itís a specific health condition, or just the effects of aging, a …

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesnít love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Monsanto equals the devil incarnate

Lucky dolphin - many not so lucky - hope the took the net with them and disposed of it properly.

Live long and prosper!

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great tips, thank you for sharing