Archive for May, 2009
I don’t know how it was in your neck of the woods, but I’m delighted to report that in our area, this Memorial Day was truly memorable. There were lots of flags flying on our street; the cemeteries (especially those containing the remains of veterans) were filled with flags and flowers; many of the stores and supermarkets — and even the local baseball game — observed a few moments of silence at 3:00 pm, as our country paused to pay tribute to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
Despite protests of anti-gun activists, Texas legislature has voted to allow college students and employees to carry concealed handguns on campus.
Ratifying the results of last year’s popular vote, the California Supreme Court upheld a ban on same-gender marriages yesterday, sparking fierce debate between critics and supporters of the move.
Although emphasizing it is not a magic bullet, experts are using the Exercise is Medicine Month to focus attention on the benefits of physical activity for overall health.
Blood circulation must be continuous in order to provide nutrition to the cells of the body, to remove and transport wastes to the kidneys and lungs, and to prevent oxygen depletion which could cause damage to the organs. Blood flow is mainly hindered because of high blood viscosity, and acidic water increases blood viscosity. To maintain good health, the acid/alkaline (pH) balance in the tissues should be more alkaline, and the calcium level in our tissues must be adequate. Get the facts about keeping this intricate system in balance when you read this article…
President Obama has nominated Sonia Sotomayor, a current federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice David Souter.
Pro-gun advocates have praised the law signed by President Obama last Friday that includes a clause which allows guns to be carried in national parks.
Diabetes therapy may be in for a breakthrough if a particular type of African tea turns out to be useful in the fight against the debilitating disease, scientists say.
The Fed’s decision in late March to dive into quantitative easing was a watershed event in the gold market. It meant a tidal wave of newly created money was headed our way. Read this article to learn how the actions of the Fed and the IMF are affecting gold…