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Lasting Drought Effect In The Rainy Eastern US

Lasting Drought Effect In The Rainy Eastern US

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So far, the spring of 2014 has seen more than 40 percent of the western US in a drought that the USDA has deemed "severe" or "exceptional." In 2013, the drought was just as severe, and in...

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2014-04-11 23:03:31

To eat healthier food when on the go, try planning ahead, cooking in batches, choosing nutrient-dense foods, making smoothies, and keeping snacks simple. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 A hectic lifestyle often forces people to rely on less-than-healthy convenience and prepackaged foods. But nutrition doesn't have to be sacrificed when time is short, reports the April 2014 Harvard Health Letter. Planning is the key. "Healthy meals don't just happen. People have to make them...

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2014-04-11 06:09:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A faded fragment of papyrus that allegedly includes a passage in which Jesus Christ refers to “my wife” is not a modern forgery, according to scientific analysis of the document itself and the ink-like pigments used to write it appearing in the Harvard Theological Review. The document, which has been dubbed “The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” and was unveiled by Harvard divinity professor Karen L. King at the International...

2014-04-08 23:25:29

Routine screening for dementia is currently not recommended for people without symptoms. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Millions of American women have routine mammograms and colonoscopies to detect breast and colorectal cancer early, when they're most treatable. So why don't they also get periodically tested for memory loss or a decline in thinking skills? The April 2014 issue of the Harvard Women's Health Watch explores and explains the recent U.S. Preventive Services...

2014-04-04 23:21:46

Even after many years of not exercising, there are compelling reasons to get active. People who increase their activity in mid- to late life reap benefits in terms of longer life and lower heart disease risk. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Even for people who've gone many years without exercising, there are compelling reasons to get active, no matter what their age, reports the April 2014 Harvard Heart Letter. "The fitter and more active you become, the longer you'll live...

2014-04-01 23:25:57

Taking a multivitamin does not reduce the chance of heart disease or mental decline, but it does reduce the risk of being diagnosed with cancer or developing cataracts. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Half of American men take a daily multivitamin in hopes of protecting themselves from heart disease, cancer, and other problems caused by missing nutrients in their diets. Even though the best studies to date have failed to support this widespread health practice, some Harvard experts...

2014-03-31 08:29:17

As a result of the heightened need for an affordable alternative to dental insurance, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Universal Dental Plan have teamed up to improve the quality and value of oral health care in New England. BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Dental Plan (UDP) is pleased to announce an exclusive arrangement with the #1 private health plan in America*, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. UDP will offer its discount dental program at a reduced rate to Harvard...

2014-03-29 23:01:20

The symptoms of a transient ischemic attack (TIA) often go away on their own, but they are a warning that a person is at greatly increased risk for a true stroke. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The term mini-stroke is often used to describe transient ischemic attack (TIA), a type of stroke. The "mini" has led to a lot of confusion about the true severity of this condition, according to the March 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. "Because of what the term implies,...

2014-03-21 08:28:17

HBX CORe will teach the language of business to undergrads, non-business grad students and those early in their careers BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Business School today announced the launch of HBX, a digital learning initiative aimed at broadening the School's reach and deepening its impact. In HBX the School has created an innovative platform to support the delivery of distinctive online business-focused offerings, including HBX CORe, a primer on the fundamentals...

2014-03-20 08:30:04

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation puts its support behind Congress' largest bill for Melanoma. NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Harvard's biggest investors, Jeffrey Epstein, and founder of Harvard's Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, has heralded congress' largest funding bill for melanoma research. The appropriations bill was for the Department of Defense's Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) in the amount of $25 million, and is devoted to research for...

2014-03-19 08:31:39

NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Maintenance (www.harvardmaint.com) announces Karcher (www.karcher-usa.com) and Sealed Air (www.sealedair.com) as sponsors of the 20(th) Congress of World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) (www.wfbsc2014.com), a bi-annual conference for the building service industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/NY85821LOGO The conference will be held in the United States for the first time in twenty years at The New...