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Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov ‘critically ill’

This file photo shows Uzbek President Islam Karimov in November 2015. (By AFP)The government in Uzbekistan says the country’s President Islam Karimov is critically ill, almost one week after he suffered a brain stroke.The 78-year-old president has...

Review: Moxibustion Treatment At World of Moxibustion

Today I'm going bring you guys through the World of Moxibustion... tion.. tion.. *echos* (lolx~).You may be confused just like me...What is moxibustion? Is it a western or eastern treatment? How's the moxi treatment like? Well, I will explain it furt...
by {+} miwitch {+} on Aug 28, 2016

US health officials urges all donated blood undergo tests for Zika virus

This AFP file photo taken on January 25, 2016 shows an Aedes Aegypti mosquito photographed on human skin in a lab in Cali, Colombia.Health officials in the United States have called on blood banks to screen all blood donations for the Zika virus, ami...

Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims

Rainbow decals are in many storefronts along Park Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. Photo / APThe Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.News...

A Week of Mental Decluttering

There are times when circumstance offers you a little chance to do a reset.  You should try not to miss those opportunities.  For me, it was my children being at their grandparents house for a whole week.  If there is one thing being child free of...
by Brooklyn Bread on Aug 19, 2016

What My 98 Year Old Aunt Knows About Food

Do you know what an apple tasted like in 1926?  Or a steak for that matter?  I don’t.  But my nearly 100 year old Aunt Connie does.  Whenever I go visit her in Staten Island, we mostly talk food.  She is sharp as a knife and even though sh...
by Brooklyn Bread on Aug 12, 2016

How Not to Let Email Ruin Your Life

Exhausted, but Unable to Disconnect: The Impact of Email-related Organizational Expectations on Work-family Balance could the boring-est ever title for the story of my life.  But actually it’s the title of new study which concludes that all of...
by Brooklyn Bread on Aug 9, 2016

What Is The Best Nutrition For Your Dog

What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog A Taste Test: What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog What do our dogs really think of what we scoop into their bowls each day? Do they prefer the crunch of dry food or the soft flavors of canned? Do they reall...
by Wiggleless on Aug 6, 2016

Things You Can’t Buy at the Store

I work in consumer PR, a discipline that attempts to sell products to people by influencing them via the media.  If you noticed any undercurrent of judgment in that sentence, then you probably can guess why my name and face are not blaring all over...
by Brooklyn Bread on Aug 3, 2016

Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

Zika's littlest victims could suffer from microcephaly as well as other birth defects that may not be immediately apparent, including vision defects, hearing problems and seizure disorders. Photo/AP At least 12 babies in the United States have...

Dodging Flame Retardants with My Sewing Machine

by Brooklyn Bread on Jul 24, 2016

Complex jobs, social ties help ward off Alzheimer's

Being a doctor, or doing other jobs that involve complex thinking, is thought to help ward against Alzheimer's Disease. Photo / AP Work that involves complex thinking and interaction with other people seems to help protect against the onset of...

Crawling Up The Hill, Hoping to See More of The Light…

My regular readers have heard me relate some of my trials and tribulations here—the stress I (and far too many others) suffer in this grossly materialistic age…  And, I suppose I should mention that in spite of what I’ll say in int...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 15, 2016

Sexually transmitted diseases rising in UK

Health officials warn of a dramatic increase in syphilis and gonorrhea in the UK. British Health official...

Dogs And Summer Heat

Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates...
by Wiggleless on Jul 5, 2016

This Is Not Just Any Spa Day. This Is A Champney's Tring Spa Day.

Seeing as my career gives me the perfect excuse to visit a spa frequently, you may be surprised to know I spent very little time actually relaxing in spa like surroundings. In all honesty a trip to the spa is usually more effort than it's worth, as m...
by London Beauty Queen on Jul 4, 2016

Hundreds of clinics across the United States sell unapproved stem cell treatments

Hundreds of clinics across the United States are marketing unapproved stem cell treatments for conditions ranging from aging skin to spinal cord injuries, a new study finds.

US court rules against Texas and for science in abortion case

Traffic passes a Planned Parenthood sign in Dallas. The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics. Photo / APFew issues have left Americans as deeply splintered as abortion.The debate encompasses countless phil...

Zen-Pup

Zen-Pup Who doesn’t love a spa day? Pampering ourselves and feeling cleansed from head to toe, flushing out toxins and releasing anxiety, thus emerging renewed and revitalized. Wouldn’t our precious pooches agree? They love a good massage and eve...
by Wiggleless on Jun 27, 2016

Yellow fever epidemic threat

Women grieve over the casket of a young boy who had died two days prior in Luanda, Angola. Photo / Washington PostAlmost 80 years after the yellow fever vaccine was created in a New York laboratory, a massive outbreak of the disease has killed hundre...


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