Philippines’ new Clark Green City promises sustainable living

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  Joining the growing list of countries boasting eco-cities, the Philippines is set to build Clark Green City which features a 50-year master plan that will help decongest Metro Manila, drive the economy and guide the country towards sustainable development. … Continue reading

The History of Earth Day

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  Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of hippie and flower-child culture in the United States, 1970 brought the death … Continue reading

STUDY: Insomnia Can Double Alzhemier’s Risk

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    I find it ridiculous when I hear guys brag about how little sleep they need. And believe me, I hear it all the time: ”Oh, I only need 3 or 4 hours a night and I’m good.” Except … Continue reading

How one house cleaner uses only 3 products

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  By Ellen Sturm Niz   Imagine you could replace every bottle of cleaning product cluttering up the space under your sink with only three things. It may seem too good to be true, but cleaning expert Jan M. Dougherty … Continue reading

Innovative Online Marketplace Program Projected to Recover an Estimated 740 Million Meals Per Year

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  Feeding America to Use New Technology for Local Food Rescue with $1.6M Google Global Impact Award    Each year, billions of pounds of surplus food is sent to landfills while 49 million Americans, including 16 million children, lack reliable … Continue reading

Chef Emeril Celebrates 25 Years In New Orleans

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  On March 26, 2015, Emeril’s New Orleans, the original flagship restaurant created by Emeril Lagasse, will celebrate 25 years since it opened in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. The restaurant where Lagasse first introduced his signature “New New Orleans” cuisine is still considered one of … Continue reading

One Simple Diet Change May Be All You Need to Lose Weight

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  By Madelyn Fernstrom There’s good news for people who are trying to drop a few pounds but struggle with complicated diet plans and feeling deprived over long lists of what NOT to eat. A new study suggests a simpler … Continue reading

The Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

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  By Michele Turcotte, MS, RD Tart cherries are loaded with important nutrients. You would have to eat an entire sack of them to obtain all of the nutrition you can get by sipping the juice. Many antioxidants and anti-inflammatory … Continue reading

SiriusXM to Launch “African Ancestry Radio”

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    Launched in celebration of Black History Month, limited-run, live weekly show seeks to pinpoint heritage and inspire through knowledge of the past    SiriusXM recently announced the launch of “African Ancestry Radio,” a three-week series of live, call-in … Continue reading

6 Healthy Habits to Implement In February, American Heart Month

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  Misconceptions Are Among The Greatest Obstacles For Heart Health, Says One of the ‘Best Doctors in America’* Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United … Continue reading