Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes

Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes






Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes: ‘These are Not Normal Times,’ Warn Authorities As the Sand Fire ravages 33,000 acres and displaces 22,000 people, authorities are begging residents to heed evacuation orders. A California Sand Wildfire has destroyed more than 18 homes, left 1 man dead and is forcing thousands of residents to evacuate as […]






The Spice to Boost Human Intelligence: Cinnamon

The Spice to Boost Human Intelligence: Cinnamon






The Spice to Boost Human Intelligence: Cinnamon A Chicago research team has revealed that Cinnamon turns poor learners into good ones, at least in studies involving mice. Lead researcher Dr. Kalipada Pahan with Rush University and the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Chicago, said the study offers the 1st tantalizing evidence the spice […]






Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes






Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes As of Saturday afternoon the fast-moving Sand Fire in Santa Clarita California has burned 20,000 acres and is not contained. A raging wildfire grew to more than 30 square miles east of Santa Clarita Saturday, prompting an expanded evacuation order affecting some 1,500 homes and spreading smoke and […]






$80 Fine for Saudi Motorists Caught Playing Pokemon Go

$80 Fine for Saudi Motorists Caught Playing Pokemon Go






$80 Fine for Saudi Motorists Caught Playing Pokemon Go $NTDOY “Playing Pokemon Go will distract the driver who may hurt himself, other motorists and pedestrians,” an official warned.  Saudi Motorists found playing mobile game Pokemon Go will be fined SAR 300 ($80), the country’s traffic department said. The Traffic Department director general for the Eastern […]






Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain”

Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain”






Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain” Doctors have had reliable charts of the human body and its organs: blood circulation, digestive system, nerves and the like, but always with 1 frustrating Grey Zone: the Brain. Wednesday, a team of neuroscientists, computer specialists and engineers said they had compiled what “could be […]






POKEMON GO MAY CAUSE REAL ESTATE INVESTORS TO LOSE EVERYTHING

POKEMON GO MAY CAUSE REAL ESTATE INVESTORS TO LOSE EVERYTHING






POKEMON GO MAY CAUSE REAL ESTATE INVESTORS TO LOSE EVERYTHING $NTDOY ONE OF THE NEWEST AND FAR-REACHING POP CULTURE TRENDS TODAY IS POKEMON GO AND THE FERVENT FOLLOWING IT HAS INSPIRED. WHILE MOST PEOPLE CONSIDER IT A HARMLESS INDULGENCE OF NOSTALGIA, RECENT EVENTS HAVE SHOWN THAT POKEMON GO REAL ESTATE TROUBLES ARE A VERY REAL […]






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity $MON, $CAG, $KO, $PEP, $MCD Junk food is directly tied to the nation’s growing obesity crisis, it is heavily subsidized by the federal government, which makes sure it is cheap and plentiful, according to a new study. Junk foods (processed), including high-carb breads, cookies, donuts, sugary drinks, pizza, […]






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom? Blue-Green Algae is dangerous to people, pets and the environment The blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, can now be seen from space. And it can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and marine life. Skin rashes and respiratory issues can result from exposure to it, […]






Cranberry Health Benefits

Cranberry Health Benefits






Cranberry Health Benefits While decades of cranberry research has found that regular consumption of cranberry products promotes urinary tract health, leading scientists studying the bioactive components of fruits and other foods reported that cranberries possess whole body health benefits. In a July 2016 Advances in Nutrition supplement, Impact of Cranberries on Gut Microbiota and Cardiometabolic […]






Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?






Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet? A British biotech group has bought the genetic data of nearly 13,000 Italian residents of a Sardinian province where many people live to celebrate their 100th birthdays and beyond. Tiziana Life Sciences, a British company focused on cancer and diseases of the immune system, said […]






Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US

Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US






Wildfires Rage Across the Southwestern US Several major wildfires are raging across the Southwestern United States, after consuming dozens of homes and forcing evacuations. Firefighters have gained the upper hand on a blaze burning in the sparsely populated and wooded community of Timberon, New Mexico. That wildfire, which officials said was in the “mop-up stage” […]






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs The Big Q: Are Mutts healthier than Purebred Dogs? The Big A: Many people believe that Mutts aka mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when 2 or more breeds are blended together, there is less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The Republican platform committee rejects medical marijuana, medical marijuana research issues get a hearing in the Senate, Arkansas will vote on at least one medical marijuana initiative this Fall — maybe 2 — and more. NationalOn Monday, the GOP rejected a medical marijuana platform plank. Republican delegates meeting Monday in Cleveland ahead […]






Save the Bees

Save the Bees






“Planting safe ‘Bee Highways’ in our neighborhoods and across America sounds like a ‘cute’ and ‘quaint’ idea until you realize that without bees, crops such as apples, avocados, grapes, cotton, almonds and many others soon may completely disappear,” said Dr. Patricia Bragg, CEO of Bragg Live Food Products in Santa Barbara, Ca. an international organic […]






It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated

It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated






It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated As Summer temperatures rise, so do the numbers of patients admitted to medical centers for dehydration, fatigue, and heatstroke. According to the Institute of Medicine, 75% of Americans consume far below the recommended daily minimum of water, regardless of the season — even though we all […]






Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”






Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st” A digital shift in healthcare has paved the way for advances in automation, AI (artificial intelligence) and even surgical robots. Whether using a virtual human to capture patient intake data or sensors to monitor symptoms, digital technology is driving the industry forward. But concern exists that this technology […]






Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda






Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]






22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?






22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution? Dr. Sue Sisley, a former Department of Veterans Affairs physician, has devoted her life to coming with an effective treatment for PTSD. But her  promising work is controversial and not without detractors. As one of the nation’s foremost scientific experts on medical marijuana, Dr. Sisley […]






California and Colorado Wildfires Prompt Evacuations of Thousands

California and Colorado Wildfires Prompt Evacuations of Thousands






California and Colorado Wildfires Prompt Evacuations of Thousands Strong winds will keep the wildfire danger high across the West Sunday into Monday. Strong winds will keep the wildfire danger high across the West Sunday into Monday. Wildfires burning in both California and Colorado have forced evacuations and left one firefighter injured Saturday evening, burning more […]






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses

Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses The legalization of marijuana in the US is creating headaches not just for new marijuana businesses. Such businesses have trouble paying taxes and getting bank accounts, and there are also problems for people who work in the growing industry, as well as for those who […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update This was a quiet week on the medical marijuana front, but a couple of important changes happened on 1 July. Hawaii  On Tuesday, a new report said dispensaries will generate millions for the state. The Aloha State finally got around to allowing dispensaries to operate this year, and now a report from […]






Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease

Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease






Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease In light of the growing problem of antibiotic resistant disease, it prudent for people to employ techniques that will not only reduce the risk of falling victim to, but also help curtail the spread of antibiotic resistance overall. While the problem of antibiotic resistance disease really needs to […]






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides $MON, $FB, $TWTR The research shows that the long-term exposure to pesticides has been linked to infertility, birth defects, endocrine disruption, neurological disorders and cancer Common sense tells us that fewer pesticides in our food supply would result in improved health among the […]






World Wants Humane Farming

World Wants Humane Farming






Most Americans don’t know the true meaning of food labels like “cage-free,” “free-range,” or “grass fed” and falsely believe that farm animals are protected by laws or independent oversight according to the results of a new national survey* released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®).  The survey […]






Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool






Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool Seniors, children and people with chronic health problems are at higher risk for heat-related illness and death, especially in large cities, according to Dr. Robert Glatter an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “Those who have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, kidney […]






International Happiness 360 Conference

International Happiness 360 Conference






Leading up to World Tourism Day, the One happy island of Aruba will host Happiness 360 Conference World Tourism Aruba – an international symposium in partnership with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Sept. 13-14, highlighting industry trends and synergies between tourism, culture and happiness. “As the most tourism-reliant nation, relative to size, in the world, […]






Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?






Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why? Consumers in the US spend about $30-B annually on alternative medicine, according to a newly published federal report from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), in which 44,743 individuals in the US aged 4 and above participated. The Big Q: Why do people in America spend […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The fight over Veterans’ access to medical cannabis continues, an Illinois judge told the state to quit messing around and recognize PTSD, a fired Oregon medical marijuana users wins his job back, and more.  National On Tuesday, eleven lawmakers asked the House and Senate leadership to restore medical marijuana language in the […]






Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep

Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep






Some Ways to Improve Quality of Sleep Without quality sleep, our body can develop a number of health conditions, which can lead to significant life changes. Diabetes, heart disease, dementia and weight gain have either been linked to a lack of sleep, or are being studied for the effect poor sleep quality has on the […]






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline $MON, $BAYRY, $SYT Last week, Friends of the Earth (FoE) released a report, titled “Buzz Kill: How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US.” The report, by Christopher Cook and Tiffany Finck-Haynes, details the pesticide industry’s outsized role in weakening and […]






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]






When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery






When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery It is thought that modern dogs have 1 common ancestor: the Eurasian grey wolf, and that about 30,000 to 40,000 years ago a subspecies of wolf began interacting with humans, perhaps foraging for food around human campsites. Humans then learned the animals were valuable for companionship and […]






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed Recently researchers at Cornell University completed the largest genetic study of dogs ever undertaken by performing genetic mapping of 4,200 dogs, including purebreds, mixed breed, and stray dogs. The study examined 180,000 genetic markers that can help link specific inherited diseases with the genes responsible […]






California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed

California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed






California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed Here are the latest stats on the major wildfires currently burning in the State of California More than 5,200 firefighters are working Monday to battle nine large blazes across the Golden State as fire season rages on. Cal Fire is warning of increased fire […]






FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions

FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions






FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions If you are among the many Staten Islanders (NYC) who have questions about your home’s flood insurance policy, you can get those questions answered at a forum of experts on Thursday, 30 June Rep. Daniel Donovan is hosting the event in conjunction with Council Minority Leader […]






Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians






Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians The system for managing bushfires in WA (Western Australia) is “failing citizens and the government”, a special inquiry into the deadly Yarloop and Waroona blazes has concluded, and if change does not occur, “then the prospect of a future catastrophic bushfire event is increasingly likely”. Six months after the devastating bushfires […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]






“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire

“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire






“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire Hundreds of firefighters were struggling Saturday to contain a massive wildfire that has so far killed 2 people and burned at least 100 homes and  ravaging lakeside communities in Central California. The Erskine Fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the foothills of Kern County about 42 miles northeast […]






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting

Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting Friday, the West Virginia Governor’s communication director, said some areas were “probably looking at flooding that’s going to be the worst in 100 years.” Tens of thousands of people were without power, and several roads are impassable, hundreds of houses have washed away. At least 20 […]






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest

Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest Some residents evacuated from their homes in Duarte and Azusa California were cleared to return home Thursday as firefighters kept up their campaign against the 5,235-acre San Gabriel Complex Fire, which is just 15% contained. About 950 firefighters are battling the blazes in the Angeles […]






Understanding Cancer, Some Clues

Understanding Cancer, Some Clues






Understanding Cancer, Some Clues The common denominator of all types of cancer is that they are able to hide from the immune system. This is cancer’s Achilles’ Heel, and it is this weakness (clue) that could finally lead us to the cure according to some experts. Below are some of the clues that immune scientists […]






San Gabriel, California Wildfires Rage Residents Warned of Evacuations

San Gabriel, California Wildfires Rage Residents Warned of Evacuations






San Gabriel, California, Wildfires Rage, Residents Warned of Evacuations The Fish and Reservoir fires, which authorities are now calling the San Gabriel Complex Fire, burned more than 5,400 acres overnight. The 2 wildfires burning in the Angeles National Forest, dubbed the San Gabriel Complex Fire, are burning out of control, and more residents are being […]






Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet






Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet Some dietary fats can be harmful, but it’s important to know which ones and why. For an in-depth review of dietary fats, please see the Weston A. Price Foundation’s article, “Saturated Fat Does a Body Good.” In summary, harmful fats that contribute to heart disease are primarily as […]






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide

2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide Summer has some Pitfalls to avoid: Wildfire, High Temperatures, Hot Cars, and Drowning Many Californians and residents of the Pacific Southwest look forward to Summer all year, what with the long days, calmer schedules with school out plus endless Sunshine. But all trips to the beach, mountains, hiking and swimming […]






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures

Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Temperatures Update: Wildfire warnings were posted across parts of 3 Western US states Sunday as a heat wave baked the region in record, triple-digit temperatures, stoking flames in California from the coastal foothills outside Santa Barbara to desert brush near the Mexican border. For an area stretching from Southern […]






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators The US Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) published data about 80% of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals: Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds. This accounts for at least 33% of the world’s food crops, including tomatoes, pepper, strawberries, coffee, apples, carrots, almonds, […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Ohio becomes the newest MM (medical marijuana) state, but you cannot smoke it; a pair of contending Arkansas initiatives are coming up on a signature turn-in deadline; DPA identifies problems with New York’s medical marijuana program, and more. Arkansas As of Wednesday, a pair of medical marijuana initiative campaigns are facing a […]






Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life






Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain […]






Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”

Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”






Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter” The wildfire in Santa Barbara County, California has burned thousands of acres and prompted the declaration of a local emergency as firefighters continue into the weekend facing extremely difficult conditions. More than 1,200 personnel were responding to the wild fire, which has been […]






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior Nearly 30% of pet dogs exhibit signs of anxiety, including excessive barking, trying to escape, excessive energy, destructive behaviors and aggression. Such behavioral issues are a leading cause of animals being relinquished to shelters, this is unfortunate because often these issues can be easily fixed. Behavior modification […]






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]






Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen

Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen






Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen “All businesses should assess their exposures to hazards and risks to their operations,” said Blake Clampffer, assistant emergency management coordinator for Travis County, Texas. “Fire and Flood are important, however businesses should consider other natural and man-made hazards.” Natural disasters in Central Texas include: tornadoes, […]






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide

The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide The Trends The Top 2 reasons for building Green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The global Green building market grew in Y 2013 to $260-B, including an estimated 20% of all new US commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming […]






Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens

Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens






Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens A leading Canadian researcher cautions young people on the dangers of loud music after new research revealed an alarming level of early hearing damage in teenagers. Larry Roberts of McMaster University, Canada, worked with a team of researchers from the University of São Paulo School of Medicine, […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The California legislature gets down to business, MM expansion bills become law in Colorado and Vermont, a “poison pill” California initiative fails to make the ballot, and more.  California Last Wednesday, the Senate approved a medical marijuana sales tax. The Senate Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 15% sales tax on medical […]






Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success

Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success






Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success $F, $GM, $GOOGL, $IBM Browse any American business publication or website and you will find many publications on the value of making and learning from mistakes. The acceptance of failure is inherent in the American culture, a culture that celebrates the individual and each citizen’s […]






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High $MON There are widespread examples throughout history of pest control experiments gone very wrong. Today, the stakes are really high, as scientists are increasingly turning to GE (genetic engineering) techniques to affect environmental change. Already this year the Zika virus, which is carried by the Aedes […]






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