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You May Want to deflate that Bounce house. Here’s why.

Who doesn’t love a bounce house? Turns out the answer to that may be everyone. A new study reports that bouncy houses, a mainstay at birthday parties, town fairs, and backyard events, are …

Epic, Charitable Car Show in West Caldwell on Sunday, September 18th

If you love a car show and want to do a good deed too, this event's for you! The Natural Glass Corvette Association is hosting its 45th  Annual Open Car Show on Sunday, September 18th at Paul Miller Chevrolet, located at 950 Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell, NJ 07006.

Drink Coffee & Live Longer? Study reports you'll add 7 years to your lifespan

Coffee Adds Longevity: 3 1/2 cups a day = 7 percent lower chance of dying     If you’re like me, you consider your coffee to be an integral part of your daily life. Some …

Top Three Cryptocurrency Safety Questions Answered

If you’re like many people, you may be curious about crypto. From crypto direct deposits and debit cards to decentralized saving and lending and cross-border payments, the cryptoeconomy is …

Restoring Plasticity Could Be The Secret To Reversing Brain Damage

For the world’s leading neuroscientists, unlocking the brain’s capacity to stimulate neural plasticity has become something of a Holy Grail.  That’s because enhancing …

Broken Constitutional Laws Create Crisis in US as More Rights Expected to Be Overturned

The Supreme Court rulings, by their majority, are often the result of politics, since a sitting President will place his own party's beliefs via the choice of a new Justice when there is an open …

Flexitarianism For Dogs—For The Environment, For Their Health And For Your Wallet

If U.S. dogs and cats were their own country, they’d rank fifth in global meat consumption. In fact, through their diet, our pets constitute about 25–30% of the environmental impacts …

Juneteenth & Why EVERYONE Should Care

Juneteenth is a day that celebrates the legal freedom of enslaved Black people.  Yet, Juneteenth is now celebrated as a federal holiday in only 20 states. Obviously, there is more work to be …

Riding Jane Crow: Black Women And The Railroad

How to measure freedom and equality in American society? One way may be to look at how Black women are treated on the trains.Hidden History That’s the idea behind Riding Jane Crow, …

Major Breakthrough for Breast Cancer Patients

A new announcement by the  Food and Drug Administration officially calls a drug treatment a "breakthrough" for women with severe cases of breast cancer, such as HER2-low breast …

New Study Reports 1 in 6 People die from pollution

The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, an esteemed scientific publication, just released its report that pollution is the Earth's most significant environmental health threat. Pollution, as of …

WHO reports 14.9 million excess deaths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021

New estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that the full death toll associated directly or indirectly with the COVID-19 pandemic (described as “excess mortality”) between …

New U.S. COVID Website guides you to treatments & IRL info

A new U.S. COVID federal website is now live with an easy-to-manage menu for all Americans. The website, Covid.gov, is updated in real-time daily, and includes sections with specific data and …

Do the Pandemic PIVOT

World Health Organization Warns: Pandemic is NOT over

It sounds like a dance: the Pandemic Pivot.  Take two steps forward, one step back, and repeat. Omnicom numbers are going down in our area, which means we can pivot and get out more. But …
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Governor Phil Murphy Announces School Mask Mandate to End Monday, March 7
Governor Phil Murphy kicked off his weekly Covid briefing by honoring US Navy Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, who tragically died in training. Governor Murphy had some big news today about Covid-19 and …
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Have Ten Minutes? JAMA Reports Study with Data Showing 10, 20, 30 Minute Walk Adds YEARS to your Life
Do you have ten minutes a day? Would you like to add years to your life?  Studies conducted by JAMA report that if you walk even ten minutes a day, or increase your physical activity, you …
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Women  Beware: JAMA  Study Reports Women More Likely to Die 32% More if They Have Male Vs. Female Surgeon 
  If you are a woman planning to have surgery, it pays to filter your choices down due to services, your doctor’s recommendations, reviews, reputation, and now: if that surgeon is …
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Little Gems - A Personal Message about Despair, Humanity and Surprises
  Like so many of you, the pandemic has left me isolated, for the most part, with my work, my writing, and everyone I hold dear morphed into a digital face and voice. It's a time where my …
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