One of the most potent weapons in Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs’ health-care arsenal is a decidedly low-tech healer who’s outfitted with nothing more than sneakers, a sunny disposition and the royal blue volunteer vest that bears his name: Sprout.
Do you have a heart-healthy personality?
- Negative emotions like anger, anxiety, and depression have long been associated with heart disease, but what about the flip side? Can positive emotions like optimism, life satisfaction, and a sense of well being actually lower your risk of having a heart attack or stroke?
Ready to say goodbye to a sliver of your Snickers? And how about a slightly slimmer Mars bar? By the end of 2013, chocolate-maker Mars says all of its chocolate bars will be under — or right at — the 250-calorie mark. (via Goodbye To The King Size: Mars To Downsize Candy Bars In 2013 : The Salt : NPR)
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The grocer filed documents on Monday registering the business name with the Colorado Secretary of State. According to state records, the grocer expects to begin “transacting business or conducting activities” in Colorado as of April 1.
Richard Florida reports on America’s fittest cities – the answers may surprise you.
“Bubonic plague is alive and, if not thriving, at least maintaining a presence in the United States. Just ask the New Mexico man who’s now earned the distinction of becoming the first human plague case of 2011,” reports Marissa Cevallos.
(Source: Los Angeles Times)