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Being Riders on the Storm'

Being Riders on the Storm

Creative power thrills in these words from The Doors:  Into this house we’re born Into this world we’re thrown   Like a dog without a bone An actor out alone……

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E'

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E

“All you need is love, love.   Love is all you need.” The Beatles Said It John Lennon’s “All You Need Is Love” was sung by the Beatles during the sixties…

Little task, big changes'

Little task, big changes

New Years, New beginnings. But positive, lasting changes don’t have to start with big efforts. Here’s how starting our day with small tasks can help us get the big things…

Travel tips for microbiophobes'

Travel tips for microbiophobes

If you’re a microbiophobe, you might not want to read any further. Or fly to Bwindi to see Mountain gorillas, take a bucket-list cruise to Alaska, or luxuriate on one…

Are you paying atten-what’s that?'

Are you paying atten-what’s that?

Toggling between ultiple digital devices has changed the way we work and play. Has our relationship with such gadgets impacted our ability to focus? A Microsoft study says our attention…

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?'

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?

Fresh calls to restrict Ibuprofen sales come after study reveals increased cardiac risk after just days of use. New research raises doubt about the long term effects of over-the-counter pain relievers including…

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)'

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)

I’ve brushed, I’ve flossed and swooshed with mouthwash. Got on my Sunday best. Clean clothes-check. Shiny shoes-check. Ready for that business meeting or exciting new date. STOP! Hold everything… I…

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day'

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is just around the corner….still plenty of time to express your innermost feelings to someone you love. What better way to show your sweetheart what you feel for…

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017'

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017

Most of us live inside a 24/7 bubble that defines us. We listen to one news station, hang out in the small radius of our neighborhoods and dress in one…

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know'

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know

Ten health benefits of probiotics Science has encouraging evidence that probiotics can be beneficial in the treatment or prevention of a variety of health issues. Research suggests that probiotics, which…