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Fighting Alzheimer’s, One Song at a Time (Video)

Fans of the television show The Voice will remember sultry songster, Chris Mann, who placed fourth in the second season of the popular singing competition. He’s also appeared in several episodes of Gl…

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The Healing Power of Trees

I’ve had the good fortune to live in a wide range of places: in the city, in the rainforest, in the desert, in a canyon, in the mountains, beside the ocean, and numerous other places. I learned a lot …

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Unfinished Dream

At the time of his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work had expanded beyond desegregation and new voting rights for black citizens to what he called "a new phase" of the civil rights movement: eco…

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How to Avoid Hitting Animals While Driving (Without Putting Yourself In Danger)

When driving, how far would you go to avoid hitting an animal? This week a novice driver in Utah was forced to answer that question when a raccoon suddenly appeared on the road. To avoid hitting th…

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Cold & Flu?

'Tis the season for tissues, coughing and sneezing coworkers. While it's hard to avoid sick germs completely, arming yourself with a little knowledge (and vitamins C, D and E) may help ward off the dr…

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5 Reasons You Should Be a Blood Donor

As an avid LA King's fan, I was happy to hear the hockey announcers say there would be a blood mobile outside the stadium every home game in January. They encouraged fans to donate during January beca…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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10 Worst New Year’s Resolutions (And How to Make Them Work)

New Year's resolutions have been around a long time. Some of us make them half-heartedly, some of us do it with great purpose. Few of us actually achieve our goals by the end of the year. Maybe it's b…

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10 People (and Pets) Who Inspired Us in 2014

Amidst the war, scandal, natural disasters and violence that engulfed the world this year, there were also extraordinary people doing some truly inspiring things. Here are our favorite stories of comp…

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New York Bans Fracking For Health Reasons – Success!

New Yorkers received an early Christmas present, but not from Santa. Rather from their governor, who just announced that New York State will ban hydraulic fracking within its borders until the practic…

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That rock must be pretty enormous...seems quite a few of us have been living under it!

Have tried tis but my mind doesn't cooperate. thanks

Mary You're welcome.... Shouting at him won't work, it's tempting though, but it's only what he …

Love to hear it, Ann ... When life brings trials and tribulations and someone like yourself finds th…