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Wear Your Apron

Reading through the local Highland Community Newspaper Friday February 24th 2012 I came across the editorials page with Letters to the Editor. I found a touching article that I needed to share: Wear your apron By Cindy Larson Highland Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:25 PM PST to the Highland Community News paper, Highland, CA. [...]

Sunflower Seeds are Answer from Nature to Antidepressant Drugs

Thursday, April 30, 2009 by: Barbara L. Minton, citizen journalist Learn more: (NaturalNews) Sunflowers are the earthly representation of the sun. They have such an affinity for the life giving force that they twist on their stems so their faces can bask in sunlight all through the day. Photons from the sun are stored [...]

Experts Help Local Families ‘Senior Safety Proof’ Their Homes

VEW For Independence Raises Fall Prevention Awareness One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year and nearly a third of them will live with discomfort from the fall for the rest of their lives. That’s why VEW For Independence, a leading in-home care provider serving the Southern California area, has highly [...]

How do I persuade my parent that he/she needs help?

• When your parent says “I don’t need any help” try gently pointing out that they no longer pursue the activities they enjoy like playing bridge, going shopping, choosing library books, etc. Then tell them how much more pleasant life would be with some help so that they could stay in their home and maintain [...]

Pain in Your Feet? Try These Proven Techniques for Soothing Them

Birgitta Rice, MS, RPh, CHES Dec 25, 2008 This article was originally published in Diabetes Health in February, 2008. One of the more common and early complications of diabetes is nerve pain or peripheral neuropathy. Symptoms are tingling, pain or numbness in the legs and feet, sometimes in arms and hands. The nerve endings seem [...]

Study Shows Podiatrist Care Reduces Amputation Risk

Amputation, one of the most devastating and costly consequences of diabetes, can be prevented when patients are treated by podiatric physicians. That’s the finding of a national, large-scale study coauthored by Dr. James Wrobel, DPM, MS, associate professor of medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He is also director of the Center [...]

Tips To Protect Parents And Kids From Tobacco Smoke

This year, thank a parent who recently quit smoking. An estimated 20 percent of adults in the United States smoke cigarettes, and 7 out of 10 of them want to quit. Some adults who have quit smoking are parents, and their efforts to become smoke-free have made them role models for their children as well [...]

Earpieces Can Minimize Possible Risks From Cellphones, Experts Say

Advice follows warning that microwave radiation from the devices a possible carcinogen. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June, 1 (HealthDay News) — Can using a cellphone increase the risk of cancer? The World Health Organization (WHO) says that it might. After a group of scientists from 14 countries, including the United States, analyzed peer-reviewed [...]

Help Your Children Eat Well During Summer Vacation

Involve your kids in the shopping and cooking for family meals, experts suggest. TUESDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) — With summer vacation fast-approaching, parents should take an active role in promoting routine healthy eating among their kids, advises the American Dietetic Association (ADA). To that end, the ADA is offering some practical tips to help [...]

Is It Time to Stop Driving?

Signs that it may be time for an older driver to quit (HealthDay News) — As cognitive function, coordination, eyesight and other skills decline in old age, it may be time for an elderly person to quit driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mentions these warning signs that seniors may no longer be able [...]