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How Well Does Your Pet See?

June 21, 2017
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How Well Does Your Pet See?

Here is another way pets are like people. They can have vision problems. Sometimes the symptoms are easy to detect. Your dog or cat may start bumping into furniture or you. Bumping into things can all be early symptoms of …

New Danger: The Bottom of Your Shoes

May 27, 2017
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New Danger: The Bottom of Your Shoes

Do you take off your shoes when you go into someone’s home? Most Americans do not. It is common practice in Japan and Finland. It is not common here. It surprises many people when their host asks them to do …

New Research: What it Means to Become a Mother

May 20, 2017
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New Research: What it Means to Become a Mother

There is even a word that describes it. It is “matrescence.” The matrescence period begins during pregnancy and extends into motherhood. The signs can include feelings of worry, disappointment, guilt, competition, frustration, and even anger and fear.

Be aware of …

An Immigrant Artist in America

May 13, 2017
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An Immigrant Artist in America

Nari Ward is an artist from Jamaica. He lives and works in a former Harlem fire station.

Nari Ward takes everyday objects – most from New York streets. He uses them to convey strong messages. Ward loads his work with …

The Expert’s Guide to Contentment

May 6, 2017
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The Expert’s Guide to Contentment

The experts met in Vancouver. The agreed on the following tips to a better life.

  • Face-to-face social interaction leads to a longer life

Forget about smoking, drinking, exercise or even your heart. They matter, but something else matters …

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 …

Features

How Well Does Your Pet See?

Here is another way pets are like people. They can have vision problems. Sometimes the symptoms are easy to detect. Your dog or cat...

New Danger: The Bottom of Your Shoes

Do you take off your shoes when you go into someone’s home? Most Americans do not. It is common practice in Japan and Finland....

New Research: What it Means to Become a Mother

There is even a word that describes it. It is “matrescence.” The matrescence period begins during pregnancy and extends into motherhood. The signs can...

An Immigrant Artist in America

Nari Ward is an artist from Jamaica. He lives and works in a former Harlem fire station.

Nari Ward takes everyday objects – most...

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