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2014-01-15 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays have come and gone. Most of the country has already been in a deep freeze, and there are still long, harsh months of winter yet to come. It's no wonder many people come down with a case of the "winter blues." This bummed out reaction occurs when the days are shorter and you spend much more time inside. To combat these feelings, you might try light therapy, and increasing physical activity. If it lasts more than a fleeting day or two, it...

2014-01-02 08:23:01

Recommendations for a healthy new year WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, many people say goodbye to the past year by making goals and resolutions for the new year. But to reach these resolutions, it's important to be in good health. You can begin the year on the right foot if you follow these recommendations for a healthier lifestyle. -- Stop smoking Smoking causes premature aging. When you quit smoking you: -- reduce the risk of heart disease or lung...

2013-10-11 23:01:50

The current government shutdown has unexpectedly brought food safety to the fore once again in the United States, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research firm said that last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued an alert for Salmonella in Foster Farms chicken, but Kalorama further notes that poultry and poultry product testing are exempt from the shutdown, but in event situations, some related...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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