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2013-11-20 17:42:54

Data reported by the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project reinforce the positive influence of lifestyle factors in mitigating risks that potentially increase the likelihood of heart disease and other health problems. Findings based on 1,059 residents of New Ulm, Minn, underscore the importance of obesity prevention and nutrition, specifically eating more fruits and vegetables, in addressing metabolic syndrome (MS), a common precursor to cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study used...

2013-02-18 23:21:28

Millions die each year from respiratory illnesses caused by breathing fumes from kerosene lamps. The Grid Earth Project and New Ulm Lions are working to stop these needless deaths. (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Like most villages in Central America, La Gracia was dependent upon dangerous and toxic kerosene lamps which in the past have been the cause of countless injuries. This is no longer the case in La Gracia. Thanks to the Generosity of the New Ulm Lions Club and other private donations the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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