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Unilever leads Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day 3

Globally, an estimated 3.5 million children die every year due to diarrhea and respiratory diseases. Millions more suffer from Hepatitis A, influenza and measles. These illnesses and deaths can be prevented through the simple act of proper handwashing which eliminates disease-spreading germs.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Milk linked to earlier death, says research


So drinking milk is not beneficial after all.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ebola virus spreads to Halloween outfits

Dallas-area resident James Faulk displays his Ebola-themed Halloween decorations on October 26, 2014 in University Park, Texas.  AFP

An online retailer in California is making no apologies for marketing Ebola-themed outfits for grown-ups looking to add some shock value to their Halloween party get-ups.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Probiotics, sugar and fabulous skin


In the world of wellness, there are many approaches to achieving good health and ultimately, general well-being. All you need is an open mind and a willing heart.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss


Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported on Sunday.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »