The results of a new study have shown that being overweight but not obese can give people over 50 a survival advantage as they age.
Have you ever thought about getting rid of your car? Well, I did, and so far it's working out just fine. Read about the options and the complications I've found when living without a car.
These simple changes will help you to prevent heart attacks that are due to blood and artery issues.
Soon you won't have to charge your cell phone at night. You charge your mobile phone simply by walking or running during the day.
Choosing a fresh Christmas tree and setting it up is very easy. It can be fun, too! Just follow these easy steps and you'll have it up and decorated in no time at all.
Football as a Thanksgiving tradition is almost as old as the official Thanksgiving Day. Lincoln declared an official Thanksgiving Day in 1863, and by 1876 football was a part of the festivities.
Magazines make great gifts for the kids. They teach a love of reading and have age appropriate topics, activities and games. The kids look forward to their very own subscriptions coming in the mail.
Make your own luminaries for Halloween, Christmas, or other celebrations. Children will love this easy project!
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Medical researchers have begun to learn the many diseases that dogs can detect, and the upcoming medical emergencies that they can predict.
People tend to think either that heating water on the stove is best, or that heating water in the microwave is best. Neither option is the best. Using an electric kettle is both faster and uses less energy than either...
A very cheap and easy maintenance that will greatly extend the life of your treadmill. However, it is not included in many treadmill manuals.
Professional Athletes Treat Arthritis, Tendonitis and Other Joint Injuries Using PRP Instead of Surgery
PRP, or platelet rich plasma, is a new and simple treatment that can replace all of the traditional treatments for worn cartilage, and torn ligaments, tendons and muscles. It can even remove the need for joint surgeries.
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You can look in the mirror and see health issues by the symptoms on your face. Here are some easily spotted problems.
Five lesser known ways for preparing and eating those fresh-from-the-garden radishes. You can eat them raw, pickled or cooked. You can even grow them in your winter garden.
Trifari was the premier costume jewelry company, with a head designer who came from Van Cleef & Arpels. This is the history of their jewelry and design.
Use of TTF electrical fields has been proven to provide a non-toxic means of treating several types of cancers with the same method. Electrical fields are also showing their ability to treat bacterial infections.
Green power is currently being developed by the use of urine. However, that's not the first time urine has been used. Throughout history, it's had many uses.
For most of us, the optimism bias is embedded in our brains. It tells us that we have higher than normal chances of something good happening, and we have less than normal risk of something bad happening. It has been a...
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V65Q4W57HPGB The life of an apprentice chimney sweep in England in the 1600's - 1800's was dangerous and, too often, very short. This is a detailed description of their working lives.
Here are 25 "A" list tear jerker movies and a few "B" list tear jerkers, too.
Expand your sandwich horizons with these ideas for adding variety to those routine sandwiches.
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Why did polio live among humans for thousands of years with few cases of paralysis, then change and cripple or kill thousands each year?
What do scientists believe about the near-death experience (NDE) and how do they view the argument of brain vs. mind?
A difficult mother can be a challenge to celebrate with an open heart. But a heart that can open can also forgive long enough for the celebration.
Learn 20, and more, great tips for using what you own in new and different ways!
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The tongue is a unique part of the body, and health conditions can be found by looking at the tongue.
Laughter is good for your health. Laughter is medicine - your own special free healthcare. Find out how to use laughter to be more healthy, even when you don't feel like laughing.
Find interesting facts about different types of tea,a little interesting history about sailing ships, and hear some good tea recommendations.
Try oatmeal in more flavor combinations with other foods. You will enjoy new taste treats, both sweet and savory. With the changes, you can even offer oatmeal as a side dish, or even a main dish,for lunch or dinner.
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Alicia Silverstone premasticated - pre-chewed - food for her baby boy, then fed it to him bird style. Some people thought this was disgusting and dangerous. Read why it's not only normal, but beneficial to the baby.
If you're frustrated because you can't display and export all data rows in one operation in Google Analytics, you can easily make that happen.
We all need some relief now and then from allergy or cold-related blocked sinuses, sore feet, a charlie horse, sciatica causing hip pain and pain down the leg, and brain freeze after eating something cold too quickly....
I was asked if I wanted to kill a mouse that had invaded my house. What can I say?
We tend to think that we're nice people, and that's true for most of us. However, a heads up never hurts about remembering not to use bad manners - that people who provide services should receive the same courtesy, and...
Save money - by taking small steps. If you are persistent, you will be able to save more money each week with easy changes.
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When you think of a funeral and burial, the cost alone can be overwhelming. But not anymore. Keep your money and be greener at the same time!
If you have a meat tenderizer (also called a mallet or meat pounder), you'll enjoy discovering the many uses it has in the kitchen.
Delicious ice creamy low-calorie frozen desserts are easy to make, and oh, so delicious! It takes only minutes to do.
Cooking brown rice or white rice is easy. You need rice, water, a good pot with a tight-fitting lid, and your index finger.
How to tell the different uses of some commonly misused words, and where to find help with spelling and grammar.
Is Radical Honesty a new concept? Or recycled Werner Erhard EST training? And who says we should tell the truth all the time?
We know that we grieve with our hearts and our minds. We seldom think about how we also grieve with our senses.
These tips will help you choose a dog that you can live happily with, and that will have a long and healthy life.
I used to prefer a medium-sized dog as a pet. Here are the 10 reasons why I've changed my mind.
When you're writing online articles or essays, you will have days where no ideas come to you. You can prepare for those blocked days very easily, so you are never left without a writing topic.
The necessities of writing online include building a set of habits that allow you to write consistently, in spite of yourself and outside needs.
Do people visit you when you least want company? Do they show up as if they know exactly the worst time to ring that doorbell? As this personal history proves, you are not alone.
Taking a few preventive measures can help you to use your computer without developing repetitive strain and injuries.
If you're tired of people tearing into presents, here are some methods to slow them down. People will have time to appreciate each gift, and pictures can be taken at a more casual pace. Most of all, children will learn...
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Have you ever been curious about how breast milk tastes? I was given cow's milk and human breast milk to compare without knowing what types of milk they were. Read about the results!
Here's a Christmas tradition loaded with fun and great memories. And your children have the beginnings of their own tree when they grow up.
If you have an artificial Christmas tree and miss the scent of a real tree, that special fresh tree scent can be added to a room in several different ways.
The debate about using a real Christmas tree or an artificial Christmas tree continues. Here are some points to consider,as well as a little tree history.
Who's right? Is the dog begging for food, or is the master being picky? How one human mind was changed.
Why use silicone ice cube trays instead of plastic? And how to choose different-sized ice cubes for different drinks.
Charles Dickens wrote the novella, A Christmas Carol in 1843. That story helped to revive the celebration of Christmas in Britain and America. It's a wonderful story, and here are some comparisons of the movie versions.
How to take control of your cravings, so you can quit smoking. This method gives you a lot of control, and makes quitting easier!
Mid-winter and winter solstice celebrations have been happening for thousands of years. Today, we are using decorations and customs that began in those ancient times. Learn where some of our customs began.
It's the holidays, and you'd love a fireplace. The sight of a fire is so cozy, and the sound is peaceful. But you don't want to punch a hole in the wall, and you can't afford one anyway, can you? If you have a TV, you...
Make your best turkey ever, a juicy smoked turkey, on the grill. It's easy and quick, and you don't have to lose those precious hours with the oven full of turkey while the pies and other baking wait.