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Stories written by Hellen Stamos

How to Start a Healthy Lifestyle – DIY Motivation

healthy lifestyle

The journey to attain a healthy lifestyle begins with creating healthy habits and making different choices as part of your daily routines. You do not need to completely overhaul your entire life all at once, you can make the changes gradually. The following three videos will give the tips you need to start building your […]

July 27th, 2015 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Wicker West Condo Perfect for Busy Lifestyle

Wicker West Condo Perfect for Busy Lifestyle

For small-business owners Mike Thomas and Joan Harris, home is more important than a place to just stop in. It is a refuge where they can recharge after they spend long hours following their passions. The list of things they felt they must have for their 2012 condo purchase was long and a two-story condo […]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Painkiller Diclofenac Over-Prescribed In Spite Of Heart Risk

Painkiller Diclofenac Over-Prescribed

Researchers say that the painkiller, Diclofenac, increases the risk of stroke and heart attack and is being over-prescribed. The research team that analysed prescribing practices in 15 countries, which included England, found that the drug diclofenac was generally chosen over other painkillers in spite of its higher risk of deadly side effects. The report is […]

February 26th, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Kids Of Helicopter Parents Less Content

Kids Of Helicopter Parents Less Content

There has been another strike against over-involved, “helicopter” parenting: researchers discovered that parenting overkill has the potential to make college students feel incompetent, which leads to depression. Psychologist Holly Schiffrin of the University of Mary Washington said “There’s been a lot of talk about how these helicopter parents are bad.” However, she also said that […]

February 21st, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

The Use Of Twitter To Predict How Lifestyle Affects Health

How Lifestyle Affects Health

Researchers at the University of Rochester revealed in 2012 how the use of Twitter can be utilized to predict the chances that a Twitter user will become sick. Now they have utilized Twitter to see how other factors – exposure to pollution, social status, and  interpersonal interactions and others – influence one’s health. According to […]

February 11th, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Study Finds – Burn 20% More Fat By Working Out Before Breakfast

Working out in the morning

A recent study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition has found that by working out in the morning before breakfast it can lead to more dramatic results. The study participants discovered they lost 20% more body fat if they did not eat before their workout. Researchers from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle […]

February 4th, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Dealing With MS – An NHL Hockey Player’s Story

multiple sclerosis

Minnesota Wild Goalie, Josh Harding, dealing with MS. In September 2012, 28-year-old goal tender, Josh Harding was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and in November, he went public. Mikko Koivu, the Minnesota Wild’s captain said,  “As a player, you don’t see any difference in his game.” And Harding’s teammates are amazed that if you didn’t know […]

February 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Twitter Hacked 250,000 User Accounts Accessed

Twitter Hacked

SAN FRANCISCO — On Friday Twitter confirmed that that it had been hacked and was now part of a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against social media companies.  According to Twitter, the hackers might have gained access to 250,000 user accounts – it currently has 200 million active users. The media giant stated in a blog […]

February 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

How To Stop A Facebook Hoax

How to stop Facebook Hoax

The Internet is sometimes an unforgiving and cruel place, with Facebook hoaxes and scams everywhere.  Facebook seems to be the grandpa of social media, and is a breeding ground for misinformation. You always read that soon there will be a charge to use Facebook, or the site is closing, we have to post a silly […]

February 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

ING Direct RRSP Ad Pulled Following Mental Health Backlash

ING Direct RRSP Ad

An ING Direct RRSP television advertisement was  pulled by the company. The ad,  that asked consumers if the are “suffering from RSP.” was removed after criticism was received from the mental health community claiming that the company was making fun of mental illness. The television commercial, that came out earlier in Jan was produced by […]

January 24th, 2013 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

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