Category: Lifestyle

  • Start a Healthy Habit: Rise with the Sun

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    Last Sunday morning, my alarm went off at 5:40 on the dot. It was the first weekend I’d woken up before the sun in what felt like ages, and I was less than bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as I made my way downstairs for the final day of revitalize. Eager as I was to tag along […]

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  • 1 in 3 Americans get ‘festive burnout’ before Christmas ever comes, study finds

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    One in three Americans is set to endure ‘Festive Burnout’ before December 25th, according to new research. A study examining the impacts of festive stress saw a third of respondents (35 percent) say they’re burnt out on the holiday season BEFORE Christmas even comes. The fascinating new statistic emerged in a study of 2,000 Americans, […]

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  • The Insidious Ways Women Bear the Brunt of Climate Change

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    Our fight to protect the planet is incomplete without a gender-based perspective There’s a fetid haze in the air when I call emergency medicine physician Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, who is fresh off an ER shift at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. I’m in California, some 150 miles from Paradise, where the Camp Fire has […]

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  • Chronic pot use may have serious effects on the brain, experts say

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    More research needs to be done to highlight the long-term effects of marijuana use on the brain, body and our behavior, experts say. As marijuana legalization builds momentum across the United States — with Michigan becoming the latest state to allow recreational use by adults — researchers are warning that more studies are needed on the long-term […]

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  • Veterans Day 2018: All the places vets can get free food and meal deals Sunday and Monday

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    This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals. As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals. Thanks to the federal holiday falling on Sunday, it’s officially observed Monday. This leads to a split with some businesses showing their appreciation Sunday and […]

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  • ‘Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk

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    Women whose body clocks mean they are “morning people” have a lower risk of developing breast cancer, say UK researchers. The team at the University of Bristol says the reason why still needs to be uncovered. It adds the findings are important as they may affect every woman’s risk. Experts said the study presented at […]

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  • McDonald’s splits Twitter with return of pumpkin pie

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    Everyone who’s anyone knows that the best autumnal dessert of all time is pumpkin pie. If you’re like us, not a day goes by without fantasizing about a fat slice slopped with Cool Whip. If you can’t wait for Thanksgiving Day to indulge in the fall-favorite sweet, you’ll be happy to know you won’t have to. McDonald’s is bringing back […]

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  • Facebook and Google Are Not So High On Cannabis

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    With cannabis becoming legalized across states, and now country borders, power players in the ad industry are hindering growth. Imagine being a publicly-traded or successfully raising millions of capital to begin a startup in the U.S., without hardly any way to market yourselves efficiently. Crazy, right? But this is exactly where we are within the […]

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  • Halloween candy heist? Majority of parents admit to stealing sweets from trick-or-treating kids

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    Eighty-six percent of parents shamelessly steal candy from their children’s Halloween haul, new research reveals. A study examining America’s Halloween candy-eating habits found many sneaky parents won’t hesitate to steal treats from their own child when their little one isn’t looking or has gone to bed. Sweet-toothed moms and dads don’t just stop at one […]

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  • Autumn comes to the summerhouse

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    As the seasons change, it’s time to look at the trees and appreciate the colour and growth that another year has brought The long dry summer is over at the Danish summerhouse. Every rain brings green. The grass is back, the tree cover mostly intact. The giant oaks at the rear appear to have panicked. […]

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