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Hedgehogs, iPad and Whale Sushi – Weekly Highlights

Hedgehogs, iPad and Whale Sushi – Weekly Highlights

There are some great health highlights this week in Healthy and Green Living: migraine triggers, aging well, kooky spa treatments, and more. Also, we’re in our third week of Earth day coverage and have some great additions, including an Earth Day haiku contest, a tribute to hedgehogs, and the healing powers of flowers. Plus, we have a super cute cat video. Enjoy!

15 Medical Tests Every Woman Should Have
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Top 10 Migraine Triggers
You might want to think twice about that coffee if you’re a migraine sufferer.

5 Secrets to Aging Well
These tips are helpful for a happier life at any age.

10 Super Strange Spa Treatments
Would you let snakes slither up and down your back to relieve tension?

10 Surprising Reasons to Drink More Water
Researchers estimate that 75 percent of America is chronically dehydrated. Find out why water is so crucial.

Why Are Allergies Increasing?
Asthma rates in children under the age of five have risen more than 160 percent from 1980-1994. Find out why.

Why You Should Have a Drink, Skip the Smoke
Red wine in moderation may decrease your risk of stroke, but stay clear of the cigarettes.

5 Strange Food Inventions You’ve Never Heard Of
Behold the 3D food printer. Got any edible ink cartridges?

Flower Power: For Memory and Depression
Flowers do more than look pretty: studies show they have mood-boosting and memory-enhancing benefits. Learn about the seasonal benefits of Violets and Nettles.

Hedgehogs Help Heal the Earth
You’ll never look at hedgehogs the same after reading this post!

Sashimi From Scientific Whales
What happens to a restaurant that tries to illegally sell raw whale meat?

Does Anyone Really Need and iPad: Part II?
Sustainable Dave tackled Apple’s new product last week. This week, the question continues.

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9:53AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

Whale sushi should not be mentioned...thanks.

7:12AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

nice photo

4:54AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

Not so keen on whale sushi. Whales are an endangered species.

12:37PM PDT on Oct 31, 2012


1:25PM PDT on Oct 29, 2012

Thanks for sharing!

2:46AM PDT on May 2, 2012


6:27AM PDT on Apr 12, 2012

Thank you for the article.

6:08AM PDT on Apr 7, 2012

Thanks for posting.

10:08AM PDT on Sep 19, 2011

Thank you

1:25AM PST on Mar 6, 2011

Thanks for the info.

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Any game that holds your attention would work.

Aim high - instead of twenty minutes three days a week, go for an hour six days a week.

Only three minutes? Nope, Tetris is way too addictive for just three minutes.

Loads of good wishes for Bruce and his family.


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