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
One that you may not have thought about: a thyroid test.

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.

Have a great weekend and stay tuned for more great stories brought to you by the Healthy and Green Living team!


Natasha Salgado
Past Member 5 years ago

Whale sushi should not be mentioned...thanks.

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W5 years ago

nice photo

Laura Saxon
.5 years ago

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

Winn Adams
Winn Adams6 years ago


Marya G.
Marya g6 years ago

Thanks for sharing!

Danuta Watola
Danuta W6 years ago

Thank you for the article.

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton6 years ago

Thanks for posting.

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Bon L.
Bon L7 years ago

Thanks for the info.