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Taking too many pictures may be killing your brain's memory
With smart phones, digital cameras and other technologies, we are taking far more pictures than ever before. While photographs are nice for capturing the moment, they may actually be hurting your memory.
Wishing you a happy new you in the new year
Last year, various bloggers posted lists of some of the strangest New Year’s resolutions that revolved around personal health. While they aren’t the traditional “lose weight” or “eat more fruits and vegetables” types of resolutions, they are truly exceptional goals — all revolving around healthy improvements to your life.
Five myths about obesity
The obesity epidemic is among the most critical health issues facing the United States. Although it has generated a lot of attention and calls for solutions, it also has served up a super-sized portion of myths and misunderstandings.
Fitness experts decry ‘resolution dependency’
One of the country’s best-known fitness center chains is launching an initiative to wean people from what it calls an over-dependence on New Year’s resolutions.
Five myths about the future of Obamacare
Both liberals and conservatives believe they are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with the Affordable Care Act.
De-stress your holiday — or just skip it
Does this sound like you: Go shopping, visit the family, go shopping again, bake holiday cookies, shop some more, decorate the house, shop again, visit in-laws, pick up stocking stuffers, prepare holiday feast, shop for Secret Santa gift for work, mail Christmas cards, wrap presents, head to church services ... and the list goes on and on.
Sail through the holidays with joy: dos and don’ts
In my work, there is often a lot of disagreement over what the “healthiest diet” is, or the “best way” to eat. With so many people taking on the role of “nutrition expert,” the diet industry continues to grow each year and is a multi billion dollar industry, promising quick fixes and “new diets.” Do you fall prey to eating poorly from April through December, and then fall into a fad diet trap in the new year?
Jamestown girls basketball team rallies behind coach in successful battle against prostate cancer
The first scrimmage of the season was just about over. Mike Seman, then an assistant coach with the Jamestown girls basketball team, couldn’t wait any longer.
Former Powerball winner dies penniless after burning through $27 million
David Lee Edwards, an out-of-work ex-con who won millions in a Powerball lottery 13 years ago, died penniless Saturday in a hospice care center here, a victim of hard and fast living that resulted from his sudden riches.
Not much to look at, but jellyfish are beneficial
Just before Halloween, our friends in the United Kingdom produced the world’s first glow in the dark ice cream.
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