AB blood linked to thinking and memory problems AB is the least common blood type, found in about four percent of the U.S. population. If you have this blood type does it mean you may develop dementia? Dr. Mary Cushman, MD, MSc, professor of medicine and pathology at the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine in Burlington and colleagues examined the relationship among the ABO blood group, fact
By Debbie Nicholson on Sep 11, 2014
Thirteen lactic acid bacteria found in honey Honey comes from nectar from flowers that are gathered by honey bees. The use of honey as medicine has been documented in the world's oldest medical literature's and has been known to possess antimicrobial property as well as wound-healing activity. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a unique group of 13 lactic acid bacteria found
By Debbie Nicholson on Sep 10, 2014
Dogs can take a significant bite out of your wallet, what with the cost of veterinarians these days, as well as food. But the love and laughs they give in return? As the MasterCard commercial says, priceless. There are times, however, when just for a fleeting moment ... Take the admittedly pampered pooch Quinte, a middle-aged but lively Jack Russell Terrorist, and her encounter with a majestic mem
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 10, 2014
I won the lottery Friday, and I knew where my ticket was at when it came time to cash it in for $16. Don’t laugh; I topped off the gas tank with my winnings and had two bucks left over for two losing scratch-off tickets. Winning the lottery doesn’t always mean hauling in an enormous jackpot, but the win itself is completely pointless if you lose the winning ticket. When I read about a $1 million P
By Darren Richardson on Sep 10, 2014
Light activity breaks reverse damage in leg arteries Researchers have linked sitting for long periods of time with numerous health risks, including obesity, high blood pressure, and metabolic syndrome and increases the risk of death from heart disease and cancer. When people sit, slack muscles do not contract to effectively pump blood to the heart. Blood can pool in the legs and affect the endothe
By Debbie Nicholson on Sep 08, 2014
From time to time people ask me how I became a writer. I believe my career with words began after spending a decade-and-a-half in “Itchycoo Park,” from 1967 to about 1982. The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Kinks, Steppenwolf and others played there from time to time. Humble Pie rocked with “30 Days In The Hole” and it just so happens the lead voice on that one was the same warbler as the “Itchycoo
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 06, 2014
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"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it." - Anais Nin "I write to taste life twice"--Anais Nin I am a wife, mother, educator, advocate who might occasionally--ok, more oft than not-- feel too much, think too much, cuss too much, over analyze, over-react, overly sensitive--but I don't know any other way to be--that's just me. If you find any of my articles witty, enjoyable, provocative, infuriating, aggravating, insightful or educational--then my work here is half way done.
Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
I am a freelance writer with special interest in politics, economy, business and marketing. I hold an MBA (Finance and Accounting) with 20 years experience in start-up business and marketing management.
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Darren, also known as "Punditty," was managing editor of The American Pundit political writing contest in 2012-2013.
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