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What is 'pumpkin spice,'? And why do we crave it?
Each fall, as leaves turn golden and the crisp autumn air carries the scent of pine, Catherine Franssen waits for her husband to bring home the latest pumpkin spice-flavored concoction he has discovered at the grocery store. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack prevention: Eating SIX spoonfuls of pumpkin seeds daily lowers risk
HEART attacks could be more likely in people with low levels of phosphate in their blood, research has revealed. Pumpkin seeds, salmon and brazil nuts could be key to lowering your risk of heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New needle-free vaccines could mean the end of the flu shot
(American Chemical Society) Autumn has arrived, leaves are changing colors, and pumpkin spice aromas are sweeping stores. It's also the season for flu shots. The good news is that the annual jab in the arm designed to protect us from the flu might one day be a thing of the past. An article in Chemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, describes advances in injection-free vaccination methods that are showing promise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What can gorillas teach us?
All the gorillas were dying… Over 50 years of trying to breed gorillas in zoos and nothing was working. It didn’t matter where they tried — San Diego, Cincinnati, St. Louis — not even the best zoos in the country could get these gorillas to reproduce. They were facing extinction. And everyone simply accepted that it was impossible to breed gorillas in zoos. That was until one caretaker took a closer look at what the gorillas were eating. For decades, zoos fed the gorillas what they called gorilla biscuits. But, on top of being unable to reproduce, the gorillas were developing diseases like heart di...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition carbs coconut oil diabetes gorillas heart disease high blood pressure insulin obesity Syndrome Zero triglycerides Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued in Five Northern California Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Walnuts in Pumpkin Drop Cookies
Five Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling frosted Pumpkin Drop cookies because the products contained tree nut allergens (walnuts) that were not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

WATCH: How to do a festive, full-body pumpkin workout
A festive fall exercise fad that uses pumpkins as props to help you get toned in time for Halloween has taken social media by storm this year. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle Source Type: news

WATCH: Festive pumpkin workout helps get you in shape before Halloween
Barry's Bootcamp instructor Josey Greenwell demonstrates the "pumpkin workout" trend, which uses the seasonal fruit as a prop to help you get toned. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

What your food cravings mean, according to a nutritionist
Jessica Crandall, a registered dietitian from Denver, recommends healthy alternatives to food cravings. She suggests substituting chips with roasted pumpkin seeds and sweets with fruit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Halloween and the Anxious Child: 7 Tips to Reduce Stress
Here comes Halloween. Grocery stores, big box stores, even the local hardware store, are festooned with pumpkins, life sized figures of skeletons and witches and graveyards. It’s all in fun, right? Right. But not for the anxious child. An anxious child already seems to have nerve endings too close to the surface. Generally nervous about new experiences and the unfamiliar, Halloween presents an additional challenge. For some anxious children, Halloween is the monster under the bed writ huge! Things that go “bump in the night” are not at all entertaining. What’s a parent to do? If you have a child und...
Source: Psych Central - October 24, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. Tags: Anxiety Children and Teens Family Parenting anxiety. worry Anxious Children Child safety Halloween Safety Plan Source Type: news

Prostate problem? Take 2 nuts
By age 60, you have a 50/50 chance of having a clinically enlarged prostate. And it only gets worse every year. When your prostate isn’t functioning properly, it’s hard to enjoy life. Traditional doctors give you two choices. Go under the knife or you take Big Pharma’s drugs. Either way, you have a good chance of ending up with your manhood on the line… If you have surgery, there’s a big risk you’ll be saying goodbye to your sex life for good. The rate of impotence is a shocking 50 to 60% after prostate surgery.1 Big Pharma’s meds to shrink your prostate are no better. These sy...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Canned pumpkin: Better than fresh?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recipe: Pumpkin cream cheese dip or spread
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Katie Faragher, CPNPFrom the desk of  Katie Faragher, CPNPHalloween is approaching and children are excitedly talking about their costumes and trick-or-treating plans.  Below are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics that will help keep your child safe this Halloween.All Dressed Up:Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame.Consider adding reflective tape to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility.Masks can limit or block eyesight.  Consider non-toxic makeup ...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - October 13, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Food Allergies Healthy Habits Safety Source Type: news

Sorry, pumpkin spice latte. You're not the only way to indulge this holiday season
Pumpkins are for more than carving or scooping out of a can and into a pie crust. The seeds of the bright orange squash, and the spices associated with it, are showing up in handy, pantry-friendly products, lending a festive nutritional punch to everything from nut butters to popcorn.“Pumpkin... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Study warns of pumpkin-colored zombies
(Virginia Institute of Marine Science) Salt marsh research shows that growing abundance of tiny shrimp infected by a microscopic parasite may portend future threats to humankind through disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tom Hanks Will Return as David S. Pumpkins for an Animated Half-Hour SNL Special
David S. Pumpkins is returning for Halloween, and this year he’s getting his very own special. The Tom Hanks character scared and danced his way into people’s hearts when he first appeared in a Saturday Night Live sketch last October. This year, David S. Pumpkins is coming back as a cartoon with his own half-hour show, NBC announced Thursday. Hanks will voice the animated character alongside the skit’s three writers Mikey Day, Bobby Moynihan (who appeared as skeleton back-up dancers in the original skit), and Streeter Seidell. Peter Dinklage will also lend his vocal talents to the special. David S. Pum...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julia Zorthian Tags: Uncategorized onetime SNL Television Source Type: news

Can a Pumpkin-Shaped Molecule Bring a Different Ending to "Breaking Bad"?
Speed, uppers, chalk, glass, crystal, or whatever you prefer to call them, can be instantly detected from biological fluids with a new portable kit that costs as little as $50. Scientists at the Center for Self-Assembly and Complexity, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), in collaboration with Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), have devised the first methamphetamine and amphetamine sensor that can detect minute concentrations of these drugs from a single drop of urine in real-time. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 28, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Can a pumpkin-shaped molecule bring a different ending to 'Breaking Bad'?
(Institute for Basic Science) A cheap, sensitive, real-time meth and amphetamine drug detector wristband connected to a smartphone app could become the new alcohol breathalyzer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jimmy Kimmel ’s Takes a New Stand Against Pumpkin Spice Pizza
Now that the repeal of the Affordable Care Act is off the table, Jimmy Kimmel has found his new moral stance—pumpkin spice pizza. While earlier in the week, Kimmel promised his audience that he would “go back to talking about the Kardashians!” after fighting against the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, on Tuesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! the host once again used his monologue to preach about an evil he saw in the world, namely, pumpkin spice pizza. “Is nothing sacred?” complained Kimmel. The pizza in question comes from Villa Italian Kitchen, the people who brought the world...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized Jimmy Kimmel jimmy kimmel live Late Night Comedy pumpkin spice Television Source Type: news

Jimmy Kimmel ’s Takes a New Stand Against the Threat of Pumpkin Spice Pizza
Now that the repeal of the Affordable Care Act is off the table, Jimmy Kimmel has found his new moral stance—pumpkin spice pizza. While earlier in the week, Kimmel promised his audience that he would “go back to talking about the Kardashians!” after fighting against the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, on Tuesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! the host once again used his monologue to preach about an evil he saw in the world, namely, pumpkin spice pizza. “Is nothing sacred?” complained Kimmel. The pizza in question comes from Villa Italian Kitchen, the people who brought the world...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized Jimmy Kimmel jimmy kimmel live Late Night Comedy pumpkin spice Television Source Type: news

These Are The Best Places to Travel in October
This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Olander / Travel + Leisure Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Truck Full of Pumpkins Catches on Fire and Explodes on Florida Highway
(SAN ANTONIO, Fla.) — In an early Halloween highway horror, a truckload of burning pumpkins blocked traffic on a Florida interstate. Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins said in a news release that a tractor-trailer hauling pumpkins struck a guard rail on southbound Interstate 75 near Tampa early Friday, sparking a fire. The truck then exploded, spilling the burning pumpkins onto the highway. The 44-year-old woman who was driving the truck wasn’t injured in the crash. Gaskins says traffic on the interstate’s southbound lanes was backed up for several miles. He says the roadway will have to be repaved...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Source Type: news

Scientists discover unique Brazilian frogs deaf to their own mating calls
Pumpkin toadlet frogs are only known case of an animal that continues to make a communication signal even after the target audience has lost the ability to hear itHumans trying to chat each other up in a noisy nightclub may find verbal communication futile. But it appears even more pointless forpumpkin toadlets after scientists discovered that females have lost the ability to hear the sound of male mating calls.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Amphibians Animal behaviour Wildlife Zoology Environment Science Biology World news Source Type: news

Here ’s the Story of How David S. Pumpkins Became Your Halloween Hero
David S. Pumpkins is one of the great unsung heroes of our time. Besides becoming a notorious Halloween icon after being brought to life by Tom Hanks on an episode of Saturday Night Live, David S. Pumpkins also became a popular Halloween costume and a hypeman in a memorable SNL rap video starring Kenan Thompson. However, it turns out that Hanks’ beloved turn as the spooky character almost didn’t happen. According to a story told by SNL alum Bobby Moynihan on Late Night With Seth Meyers, who wrote the sketch with Mikey Day, Hanks wasn’t sure if the sketch was going to work and even went so far as to sugges...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cady Lang Tags: Uncategorized Bobby Moynihan Chris Hemsworth David S. Pumpkins Late Night Television Saturday Night Live SNL Tom Hanks Source Type: news

The Surprising Reason Americans Are Obsessed With Pumpkins
Friday may officially mark the first day of Fall, but retailers have been getting into the spirit of the season for weeks: pumpkin-flavored items started hitting shelves in August, and some Starbucks locations have been selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes since Sept. 1. The array of pumpkin-flavored items seems to get more surprising by the year, from pumpkin-flavored wine to pet food. And people are eating it up: Nielsen says sales of pumpkin-flavored items have reached a new high, bringing in $414 million in the U.S. between the end of July 2016 and the end of July 2017 — up from $286 million over that same period of time...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized Food Food & Drink food and drink Source Type: news

Scientists discover unique Brazilian frogs that are deaf to their own mating calls
Pumpkin toadlet frogs are only known case of an animal that continues to make a communication signal even after the target audience has lost the ability to hear itHumans trying to chat each other up in a noisy nightclub may find verbal communication futile. But it appears even more pointless forpumpkin toadlets after scientists discovered that females have lost the ability to hear the sound of male mating calls.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Amphibians Animal behaviour Wildlife Zoology Environment Science Biology World news Source Type: news

David S. Pumpkins Is Coming Back This Fall and There Are No Questions
This article originally appeared on EW.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Derek Lawrence / Entertainment Weekly Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Television Source Type: news

Pumpkin spice latte science of the craving
The pumpkin spiced latte combines spices of nutmeg, cinnamon and clove with sugar. This combination influences cravings in the brain.The caffeine also influences what the body craves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celebrate Fall With These 6 Cookbooks
This fall set your table for a seasonal feast with six new cookbooks by favorite chefs—and some newcomers. First, rouse your appetite with a crusty sourdough bread, courtesy of James Beard Award– winning baker Jim Lahey. Then tuck in your bib for gnocchi reimagined with pumpkin and crispy-skinned chicken with dates. Your sides: roasted cauliflower and fancy spinach. For dessert there’s Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh’s pavlova with figs. (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lucy Feldman Tags: Uncategorized Books Source Type: news

The strange science behind your 'pumpkin spice' craving
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plants "decide" how sweet to make their nectar depending on which insect colonies they want to entice
(Natural News) A recent study by the University of Edinburgh, published in the journal Biotropica and funded by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, once again highlights the marvels of design in the natural world around us. The research team has discovered that certain flowering crops, including cotton, beans, pumpkins, courgettes, acacia honey and passion... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11 Things You'll Relate To If Your Cousin Is Your Best Friend
Sure, some people only see their cousins at family reunions ― along with other distant relatives. But for those lucky to enough to call a cousin a best friend ― myself included ― life is pretty damn great.  Having a cousin for a bestie means you have a sidekick at family events and someone to vent to when your parents or siblings are being annoying. But most importantly, you know that they’re always there for you. Below are some truths about having a cousin for a BFF: 1. You can count on them to be there at every holiday. Likely with wine in hand, ready to gossip about all the family drama. ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At the Farmers' Fair, Growers Display Foods for a Healthier Tajikistan
March 17, 2017Health workers are reaching beyond their health facilities to educate  communities on the power of food and water.Food and water —can’t live without'em. They are two of the most basic necessities for a healthy life, and yet793 million people around the world remain undernourished and780 million people don ’t have access to clean drinking water.We ’re working to change that.IntraHealth International’sFeed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity (THNA) is helping health workers educate their communities about the power of food and WASH (water, sanitation, and hygie...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

How One Woman Finally Overcame Her Lifelong Anxiety
For decades, Monique Barry was tortured by incessant anxiety (her daughter’s rough day at school? proof the child’s life was ruined) and baseless guilt (choosing a bad restaurant? a hanging offense!). Then she learned that her garden-variety neuroses might be something else: the trauma of her ancestors, passed down through the generations.   Nobody likes me, said my daughter, Elyse, inhaling dry cereal as she bopped to Taylor Swift on the car radio. It was the end of her first week at a new school. “I’m sure that’s not true,” I said, gripping the steering wheel. My heart rattled. My...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 foods you should eat for a healthy heart
Health experts say you should eat dark chocolate to prevent heart disease. They also recommend pumpkin seeds and whole grains, and to replace processed snacks with a handful of nuts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Reality Smell Porn: Get A Big Whiff Of The Future
Think porn already stinks? It’s just got a lot bit smellier thanks to the miracle of virtual reality. Adult entertainment company CamSoda is introducing a gas mask designed to enhance its online sex shows by allowing users to smell scents chosen by the performers. People who purchase its “OhRoma” technology will get the mask as well two canisters that fit into it. With the help of an app, the mask pairs with Bluetooth on a user’s smartphone. Users can then watch a cam performer in virtual reality and experience the odors they’ve chosen from their own personal “scent profile.” ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Six quick and easy meals which include sensational suppers and lip-smacking lunches
Chicken with Mediterranean vegetables is just one of the 'lip-smacking lunches', while other meals include king prawn stuffed pumpkin and baked mackerel with cauliflower rice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Healthy Snacks For Work That You Can Keep At Your Desk
For SELF, by Alexa Tucker.Hail to the snack drawer. Having healthy snacks for work on-hand at the office is key for staying fueled and focused when you need it most. Whether you’re in the middle of a big project or you’re chained to your desk with a looming deadline, they’ll help keep your energy up and your blood sugar stable during an afternoon slump, says Brittany Kohn, M.S., R.D. Plus, “if you’re prepared with your own healthy snacks you won’t be tempted by any unhealthy choices available at the office,” she adds. Game, set, match, stale donuts and birthday cake in t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back to work blues you're feeling are real, and treatable
Dreaming at your desk about last week's trip? Remembering your child's face when she tasted that pumpkin pie? Not remembering you have a meeting in 10 minutes? You are not alone. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make your own anti-inflammatory nutmeg facial cleanser to combat acne
(NaturalNews) You might already know how much better nutmeg can make meals, but did you know that it can have a similarly positive effect on your skin? That’s right – the same spice that lends that homemade warmth to everything from pumpkin bread to béchamel can work wonders on your complexion. In fact, nutmeg is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Power of Nice in the Age of Mean
The demeaning insults, the angry diatribes, the total disrespect and disregard of any opinion that isn't an exact replica of our own. And we're just talking about this past Thanksgiving dinner. Millions of our own beloved relatives and friends could not resist talking turkey about their political views, red, blue, purple, green and rainbow colored. (Who knew that tryptophan could be such a life-saver, mercifully putting to bed myriad arguments with a self-satisfied snooze before the pumpkin pie was served?) And now with the winter holidays approaching, the familial season of good tidings and cheer might well snowball into...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Happy Cuffing Season
The chill in the air, the early sunsets, the coveted seasonal beverages, these all mean one thing: it's officially cuffing season. While the kinky among you may be saying, silly sexperts, every season in cuffing season for me - we aren't talking about what goes on in your fave dungeon. "Cuffing Season" is a term for the phenomenon where people who are generally happy being single in beach weather suddenly want to hunker down and snuggle up with a mate during the colder months. Basically, they are willing to be cuffed. While the term cuffing season is more recent and has been traced to college campuses, Canadians ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anderson ’s Frozen Custard issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies
Anderson ’s Frozen Custard is recalling its “Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies” Because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 25, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Anderson ’ s Frozen Custard issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies
Anderson ’ s Frozen Custard is recalling its “ Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies ” Because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 25, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Here's Why Skipping Meals To 'Make Room' For Thanksgiving Will Backfire
When a huge feast like Thanksgiving looms, people might feel tempted to skip a meal or two to reserve calories for the big event. But this is actually a bad idea, according to nutrition experts.  Fasting prior to a holiday dinner can have mental and physical repercussions, according to Lisa R. Young, author of The Portion Teller Plan and adjuct professor of nutrition at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.  “Number one, there is a psychological component going on,” Young told The Huffington Post. Young says that when you intentionally fas...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is The Only Healthy Recipe I'll Be Making On Thanksgiving: No Food Involved
Published on amyoes.com Pumpkin pie? Turkey? I know my family will be ordering in for the holidays. like to focus my energies on recipes I can take with me all year long. Here's the only habit you need to be healthy... What's a "healthy" habit? "A behavior that is beneficial to one's physical or mental health, often linked to a high level of discipline and self-control. This might include regular exercise, or a balanced diet." When do we need healthy habits the most? When something in life doesn't go as we expect...or....we come across a "detour." In my TEDx Talk, I talk about the various ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health Tips: The 411 on a Thanksgiving Day favorite
Pumpkin: Is canned better than fresh? Have you heard that canned pumpkin is healthier than fresh? ?Or vice versa? Get the skinny on a Thanksgiving Day favorite. *** Also in today's tips ... Thanksgiving turkey: Can you cook it frozen? Diabetes nutrition: Including sweets in your meal plan See the person ? not the disease [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 22, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Thanksgiving. Fragile. Handle with Care.
I am not a doctor, a scientist or a therapist but I often hear about loss in my work as founder of Less Cancer. I too have had significant loss like so many people. I remember telling my daughter that I was never one of those individuals who knew what I wanted to do when I grew up. To which my daughter replied, "Thank God because clearly there was a bigger plan for you." I did not know exactly what she meant. She continued, "Dad, how could you ever be mystified as to what your calling was? Who could lose as many people as you have to cancer and think you should be anything but the founder of Less Cancer?&...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Talk To Your Climate Change-Denying Relatives This Thanksgiving (Yes, You Can!)
Ah, Thanksgiving. A time for feasts, family and a feigned headache every time politics is raised at the table by your climate change-denying, conspiracy-touting relatives. “What did you say, Uncle Charlie? Climate change is an elaborate gimmick created by the UN in a bid for world domination? Oh, look! The game’s started. Let’s continue this chat … later.”  One in 3 Americans still don’t believe that humans are the primary driver of climate change, and more than half don’t believe that global warming will pose a serious threat to them in their lifetime, according to a 2016 Ga...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Thanksgiving dinner's carbon footprint: A state-by-state comparison
(Carnegie Mellon University) The environmental impact of your Thanksgiving dinner depends on where the meal is prepared.Carnegie Mellon University researchers calculated the carbon footprint of a typical Thanksgiving feast -- roasted turkey stuffed with sausage and apples, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie -- for each state. The team based their calculations on the way the meal is cooked (gas versus electric range), the specific state's predominant power source and how the food is produced in each area. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news