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November 2010

316 Turning 65 Every Hour!

Are you turning 65? Well you’ve got company. Imagine - every hour 316 people are celebrating a 65th birthday – that’s 7,596 people per day. Baby Boomers are people born between 1946 –1964 and they have witnessed massive changes in those years. They have embraced racial and gender equality and...

Read Susan Boyle’s Book

Lately there has been a lot of focus on bullying and just how destructive it is. Thousands of people have had to endure name calling, taunts and belittling – just because they were different. I have just finished reading the book, “The Woman I was Born to Be“ by Susan...

Turn off the Light

We live in a special community where all electrical wires are buried under the ground. At night it is pitch black and you can see stars really clearly. Sleeping in a dark room helps to regulate circadian rhythms and the disruption of this rhythm may explain the reason for weight...

Low Cost Exercise Gaining Popularity

If you’d like a change of pace from your gym routine, try climbing stairs. Chicago mom, Linda Goss is training to climb the 103 flights of the Wills Tower “Sky Rise Chicago” fundraiser. Walking, stair climbing or a personal, home-based exercise routines, are gaining popularity according to the American Council...

Diabetes Statistics Look Bleak

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes cases are predicted to double by 2050. Currently one in 10 adults in the United States has diabetes. Overweight Americans is the cause that is fueling the stark predictions which includes high risk minorities such as Hispanics and African Americans. Diabetes...

Mandelbrot Dead at 85

One of my heroes, Benoit Mandelbrot is no longer with us. If you have ever watched the PBS special “The Mandelbrot Set”, you’ll be mesmerized. Mandelbrot was a mathematician and the father of “fractals” a term he coined in 1975. Fractals are a new branch of geometry that seeks to...