Ditch the Microwave?

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Article Courtesy of CNN If you’re like most Americans, you use your microwave oven on a regular basis. First introduced in 1967 by the Amana Corporation, the microwave has become a North American kitchen staple. Microwave television dinners became all the rage, and you could have a meal ready in just seconds. Most appliances work
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Building a Better Brain

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Ask someone on the far side of 50 about “senior moments” and often you’ll get a laugh. But for many people there’s a nervous edge behind that playful acknowledgment: In one survey, 57% of Americans reported diminished brain function as their biggest age-related concern, compared with 43% who worried about declining physical capacity. That fear
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Heavenly Scents

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A whiff of sweetness can communicate a personal signature of tranquility, alertness or romance, or it can cause a bout of miserable sneezing, wheezing or nausea for those in the vicinity and even the unwitting wearer. Commercial Chemicals “When you see ‘fragrance’ on a personal care product label, read it as ‘hidden chemicals,’” warns the
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Soda Video “Reality Check”

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The Center for Science in the Public Interest set up a booth in downtown Denver to make soda “from scratch” with the same amount of sugar as Coca-Cola. The result? No one wanted to drink it. Coca-Cola’s latest advertising campaign links consumption of their super-sweet beverage with happiness, claiming that any harmful effects that might
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