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Do Whitening Toothpastes Whiten Teeth More Than Regular Toothpastes?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014      9 comments

Short Answer: NO Whitening toothpastes usually contain peroxides and other strong abrasives that might make your teeth appear whiter by removing stains, unlike at-home whitening strips and gels that contain bleach. These toothpastes d... Read more
Hockey Safety
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      11 comments

The first testicular guard, the "Cup," was used in Hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. That means it only took 100 years for men to realize that their brain is also important. Ladies...............Quit Laughing. ... Read more
A Feel-Good Moment
Monday, August 11, 2014      11 comments

When my DH and I walked into the establishment where my Class Reunion was held, we found out that there was another reunion in the adjoining room. The hostess who was to show the class members where to go looked at me and said, "You are heading... Read more
The Class Reunion Was So Much Fun!!!!!
Sunday, August 10, 2014      8 comments

Last night was the second event in my 50th Class Reunion weekend. We had a dinner and dance and it was amazingly well-attended. One of my favorite classmates was the MC and he had everyone laughing so hard. He hasn't lost his touch!!! My cla... Read more
Yes, I'm A Senior Citizen!!!
Saturday, August 09, 2014      11 comments

I'm the life of the party....... Even if it lasts until 8 P.M. I'm very good at opening childproof caps......... With a hammer. I'm awake many hours before my body Allows me to get up. I'm smiling all the time because I can... Read more
Five Deadly Terms Used By A Woman
Friday, August 08, 2014      14 comments

1. FINE: This is the word women use to end an argument when she knows she is right and you need to shut up. 2. NOTHING: Means something and you need to be worried. 3. GO AHEAD: This is a dare, not permission. Do Not Do It!!! ... Read more
Do Cough Syrups Work?
Thursday, August 07, 2014      10 comments

Short Answer: NO In 2006, the NATION'S CHEST PHYSICIANS AGREED that the majority of over-the-counter cough medicines don't actually work. These colorful syrups typically contain doses of codeine and dextromethorphan that are too small... Read more
I Wanted To Share This With You........
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      11 comments

I saw this in my favorite magazine this morning and wanted to share it with you. This personifies summer to me. "To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds floa... Read more
Is The MSG In Food Likely To Give You A Headache?
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      8 comments

Short Answer: NO A review of 40 years of clinical trials, published in the Journal Of The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2006, found that all previous research "failed to identify a consistent relationship between the consumpti... Read more
Is Red Wine Better For You Than White Wine?
Monday, August 04, 2014      12 comments

Short Answer: YES Red wine contains much more resveratrol than white wine, an antioxidant found in the skin of grapes that has been SHOWN TO FIGHT OFF DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH AGING. ... Read more
Is Bottled Water Better For You Than Tap Water?
Sunday, August 03, 2014      12 comments

Short Answer: NO Bottled water is no safer or purer than tap water, although it is substantially more expensive. A recent study by Glasgow University in the U.K. found that bottled water is actually MORE LIKELY TO BE CONTAMINATED THAN... Read more
Is It Safe To Microwave Food In Plastic Containers?
Saturday, August 02, 2014      10 comments

Short Answer: YES But the plastic container should display the words "Microwave Safe." This means that the Food and Drug Administration has TESTED THE CONTAINER to make sure no chemicals used to make the plastic leech into foods durin... Read more
Can Yogurt Ease Digestive Problems?
Friday, August 01, 2014      10 comments

Short Answer: YES Our digestive tract is filled with microorganisms---some good and some bad. YOGURT CONTAINS BENEFICIAL BACTERIA, generically called PROBIOTICS, that helps maintain a healthy balance. PROBIOTICS can relieve sever... Read more
Can You Drink Too Much Water?
Thursday, July 31, 2014      9 comments

Short Answer: YES It is very rare for someone to die from drinking too much water, but it can happen. Over-hydrating is most common among elite athletes. Drinking an excess of water, called water intoxication, dilutes the concentra... Read more
Do Eggs Raise Cholesterol Levels?
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      8 comments

Short Answer: NO Although egg yolks are a major source of cholesterol---a waxy substance that resembles fat---researchers have learned that saturated fat has more of an impact on cholesterol in your blood than eating foods that contain cho... Read more

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