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Watch That Juice Drinking

April 29, 2017
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Watch That Juice Drinking

Of course, you thought fresh orange juice was good for you and your children. Who does not? Some experts do not.

A good many Americans think fruit juice is as healthy as the fruit it came from. Experts say juice …

Do You Feel Well? Do You Feel Good?

April 22, 2017
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Do You Feel Well? Do You Feel Good?

Health is mind and body. It is also the world around you.

The good in germs

 A human begins life in the womb of the mother. The world of the fetus is what the mother takes in as food, air …

How to Add Three Years to Your Life

April 15, 2017
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How to Add Three Years to Your Life

The results are in. An hour of running adds seven hours to your life. The effect does not get much greater if you run more.

More exact results. Let’s say you run two hours per week over the course of …

News on Skin Cancer

April 8, 2017
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News on Skin Cancer

The lighter your skin, the more freckles, and moles you have, the greater your chance of having skin cancer.

A new study said we need uniform guidelines to help people answer these questions.

Doctors said people should have a head-to-toe …

One Risk of Being Famous

April 1, 2017
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One Risk of Being Famous

Cristiano Ronaldo is a world-famous soccer star. If you are famous, they will name things after you. For example, an airport. The Madeira International Airport in Portugal is now the Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo.

What comes with an airport? Perhaps a …

Most Cancer is Due to “Bad Luck”

March 25, 2017
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Most Cancer is Due to “Bad Luck”

When someone who does not smoke, says that he or she has cancer, it is often a surprise. There does not seem to be a reason. A new study about cancer also has a surprise. It is that most cases …

Selling Kids on Vegetables

March 18, 2017
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Selling Kids on Vegetables

How to get kids to eat vegetables? Marketing is the answer. You can call it tricks or just good ideas. Whatever works.

School lunchrooms are the testing place. Here are some of the things they are doing.

Fruits and vegetables …

Published in 2013, one of the Most Read articles

What Do You Call Yourself if Your Mother is White and Your Father is Black?

March 11, 2017
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What Do You Call Yourself if Your Mother is White and Your Father is Black?

On the 2010 Census, President Barack Obama, identified himself as  “black.” But millions of Americans consider themselves “bi- or multi-racial.”  And their numbers are rising.

The number of mixed or multi-racial people in the U.S. rose by 6.6 percent between …

Weekend Feature

Mending Walls, By Robert Frost

March 4, 2017
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Mending Walls, By Robert Frost

Robert Frost (1874 – 1963) was a great American poet. Just before he died, he read his poetry at the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy.

“This poem is a quiet, humorous look at rural life. It is also …

Pineapple on Pizza? The Global Debate

February 25, 2017
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Pineapple on Pizza? The Global Debate

The President of Iceland started it. Last week he joked that pizza topped with pineapple should be outlawed. His remarks set off a debate that went viral.

He made his remarks in a visit to a high school. Students were …

Features

Watch That Juice Drinking

Of course, you thought fresh orange juice was good for you and your children. Who does not? Some experts do not.

A good many Americans...

Do You Feel Well? Do You Feel Good?

Health is mind and body. It is also the world around you.

The good in germs

 A human begins life in the...

How to Add Three Years to Your Life

The results are in. An hour of running adds seven hours to your life. The effect does not get much greater if you run...

News on Skin Cancer

The lighter your skin, the more freckles, and moles you have, the greater your chance of having skin cancer.

A new study said we need...

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