An eight-year-old girl got creative when she found out that she wasn’t allowed to visit children in a certain area of the hospital, because they were too sick to have guests. While training to become a Junior Ambassador at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, Shira Josephson learned about children battling serious illnesses. After discovering that there were children too sick for visitors she asked her mom if she could read to the kids by
Ovens can be such a headache to clean not to mention an eyesore in a otherwise tidy kitchen. Once grease and grime gets baked onto the glass it seems like it’s stuck there for all eternity. Wouldn’t it be great if we had a way to clean the glass aside from spraying a bunch of stinky chemical foam onto our appliances. Well there is! We’ve got a simple way for you to
A new study should make heavy diet soda drinkers seriously concerned.Research from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York links drinking two or more artificially sweetened drinks a day to a higher risk of stroke and heart disease.Compared to people who turn down diet drinks, sugarless soda guzzlers actually have a 16% higher risk of dying early, according to the study.The findings are drawn from data of 81,
I’ll admit it. I have a few pounds to lose, especially in my belly. I find that it’s where I carry most of my weight, and that makes me pretty self-conscious. I’ve tried practically every diet under the sun, and most of the time they’re successful in every place other than my stomach. I started to wonder if there were some certain reasons I can’t lose my stubborn belly fat, and as it turns out.
As a growing outbreak of measles causes concern and fear, parents are reacting in a number of ways.Some are taking extra steps to safeguard their children, while others are fighting back against new laws meant to stop the spread of infectious diseases.While around 700 protesters concerned about the potential side effects of vaccines picketed in Washington state to oppose new restrictions on opting out of mandatory vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control and
I love sleeping more than most other things. Actually, I like the general routine of bed time. Getting into my jammies, watching TV, settling into bed…it’s all so comforting. But some nights I find it harder to sleep than others, and I couldn’t quite figure out why. Since I retired, I became a “go to bed when I want” kind of person. Early, late, it doesn’t matter to me. But as it turns out,