Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

Laughter Is Good Medicine

It is Friday and time to share something fun to start the weekend off right.   Enjoy meeting Teddy Bear, the “talking” porcupine as he enjoys an ear of corn and a pumpkin through these YouTube videos.      Have a good weekend, … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Emergencies

Severe winter weather can lead to health and safety challenges. You may have to cope with: Cold related health problems, including frostbite and hypothermia Household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces Unsafe driving conditions from icy … Continue reading

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Younger Americans Face Great Health Disparities: Study

The gap between the least healthy and most healthy people has increased substantially among young American adults, new research suggests. Among those born early in the 20th century and on through the “baby boom” years (1946-1964), health disparities among generations … Continue reading

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Christmas, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa

We have lots to celebrate this month.     Here are some links to resources about the holidays via Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… by Larry Ferlazzo.   ENJOY. The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa: Christmas approaches is … Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation Support for Teens

NCI Launches Smoking Cessation Support for Teens http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nci-05.htm The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has launched an initiative, SmokefreeTXT, a free text message cessation service that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking. Related articles NCI … Continue reading

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