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Can Your Child’s Name Impact Their Success?
Have you ever stopped to think how your name affects your chance of success? Or the name you are about to hang on that baby bump?  Is there such a thing as looking like your name? Apparently so.
Last year, according to the Social Security Administration,  the most popular boy names were Noa…
Your Vacation Could Be Risky, Very Risky
This story seems a little over the top as I sit here and plan out my summer vacation.  Looking for a little R&R  is like planning my own demise if some studies hold true!
Get this - a new study reveals that just two weeks of inactivity can increase a healthy person's risk of ch…
T-Rex – Science Says Its Bite Was A Monster
The movie world of Jurassic Park isn’t quite “historically accurate.” Um Dave, it-s-a-movie!  Stay with me, we are going someplace.
The Jurassic time period occurred from 199.6 to 145.5 million years ago, following the Triassic Period and preceding the…
You Are What You Are When You Drink – A Lot!
One of my all-time favorite Gary Larsen cartoons shows two cowboys facing off at an old west saloon with a bartender behind the bar and a bottle of whiskey sitting on the bar.  Fightin’  words like  “you low down dirty varmint” appear in a word bubble coming out of the bottle as the bartender says s…
Learn Massage – The Stress Relief Benefits Will Double
You see it on the movies and TV  all the time.  The stressed but happy couple goes off for a couple’s massage…and all kinds of mishap and hilarity ensues.  It’s good comic relief  and good stress relief but a new study shows couples who skip…
Read Books? Then Chances Are It Would Be “Nice” To Meet You!
President Abraham Lincoln is quoted as once saying  "“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.”  An earlier President, Thomas Jefferson, said that he couldn't live without books.  If you love books you are in some pretty good company and a new stu…
Alcohol And Your Heart – The Interaction Is Immediate
So the weekend is here, nice weather is here and a cold brew or two –or more- may be on the schedule.  Common sense says take it easy but investigative science says so too and the researchers went all the way to Germany and Oktoberfest to prove it...
Looking For Empathy? Look To The End Of The Leash!
Who do you know that’s great at empathizing?  Your spouse?  The preacher? Do you still think Bill Clinton feels your pain? What about your pooch?  Dogs are great at empathizing because in addition to their ability to catch a ball, they can also catch your mood...
Student Loans & Weed – Is There A Connection?
Excuse for weed or explanation?  We report – you decide!
For starters, student loan debt is very real and very large.  According to the Federal Reserve, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt and now exceeds more than $1...
Fair Trade? 1 Hour Of Running For 7 Hours Of Life!
Looks like it’s going to be a nice weekend.  How about going out into the fresh air and sunshine and adding an extra day to your lifespan?  Sore knees, hips and feet notwithstanding, a little running will do a body good.
New research shows every hour you run extends your lif…

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