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Oct. 28 is National Chocolate Day

— If you always like to accompany your cup of coffee with a chocolate cookie or other chocolate-based treat, you should probably be familiar with at least its three main categories: Most notably used for cooking, Dark Chocolate can contain anything from 30% to 75% cocoa solids. It has a slightly sweet, slightly bitter flavor and... Read More

Halloween Crafts

— Give these easy craft ideas a try. They’re short; they’re sweet; they’re fun and the end results are spooktacular! Halloween Mosaics Cut small squares of various colors of paper. On a piece of heavy white paper stock, draw the outline of a pumpkin, Frankenstein or other Halloween character. With a small dab of all-purpose glue... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

— According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

What Kind Of Difference Are You Making?

— Do you wake up every morning and say “I’m going to change the world today”? Most of us would feel a bit grandiose saying that, yet many of us really DO want to change the world, and we DO want to make a difference. And we often feel discouraged and disheartened at our inability to... Read More

Tips for Managing and Treating Depression

— Battling clinical depression can be a very scary thing. Fortunately, there are many ways to cope with depression or offer support for someone who is fighting depression. If you see a therapist for your depression, it is important that you are honest with them about how you feel. By holding back or not telling your... Read More

Oral Hygiene: Beyond that Good Smile and Fresh Breath

— Oral hygiene is very important, as we have been told since we were young. In fact, brushing our teeth and gargling were usually among the first practices many of us were taught as kids. Most of us probably learned how to brush our teeth well before we could utter words clearly or speak straight. If... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

— You’ll often hear cholesterol referred to as either good cholesterol or bad cholesterol. LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) carries cholesterol through the bloodstream, dropping it off where it’s needed for cell building and leaving behind any unused residue as plaque on the walls of the arteries. HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) picks up the cholesterol which has... Read More

Beer Through the Years

— Around 10,000 years ago, somebody let a primordial barley and hop concoction stand long enough for it to ferment. The result not only made anonymous history, it was the genesis of beer’s own special influence throughout the ages. It was the accepted practice in Babylonia, as early as 4000 years ago, that for a month... Read More

Learn How To Ease The Aging Process

— Aging doesn’t have to drag you down! Use these tips to get a better edge on aging with grace. Learn all you can about your health. Learn about what aging does to the body, what things you can fix and what will happen as you get older. Knowing this information allows you to take charge... Read More

Senior Fitness

— taying fit and mobile plays a large role in senior health. Naturally, our bodies change, but we don’t want them becoming immobile! Here are some tips to make your senior years more enjoyable and fit. Continue doing your daily living tasks as much as possible. Taking a bath, even if it’s just a sponge bath,... Read More