HEALTH AND FITNESS
How to Stop Text Messaging While Driving
It’s dangerous to text message while driving a car. But while 90% of Americans support a ban,most text while driving anyway. Here’s how to break the texting habit and avoid car crashes.
First published on www.suite.101.com, Sept. 28, 2009
Control that Weight, Stop Eating Halloween Candy
Why drown in expensive Halloween candy when money’s tight, kids are too fat, and hunger’s on the rise. Gain control of the Halloween candy monster – and teach charity.
First published on www.suite.101.com, Oct 16, 2009
Medical Marijuana’s Uses—Don’t Toke Up Just Yet
New Federal Law Is No Green Light from Doctors; Smoking’s Still Bad. States can now regulate medical marijuana use, thanks to new federal guidelines. But it’s unclear how good pot and THC are for treating glaucoma, cancer, or pain.
First published on www.suite.101.com, Oct 20, 2009
Consumer Reports Warns of BPA Canned Food Risk
The nation’s leading consumer watchdog says canned soups, green beans, baby juice and baby food may contain dangerous levels of the chemical BPA and calls for FDA action.
First published on www.suite.101.com, Nov. 3, 2009
What’s the Best, Cheapest Retirement Investment for Baby Boomers? Exercise!
People are always talking about investments for retirement. Financial investments, that is. If you start treating your health as an investment, though, you could find that exercise is a terrific retirement strategy worth its weight in gold. Physical fitness can be a cash-free retirement.
First published on Buzzle.com, 2005
Retirement Weekly (Vol. 3, No. 9) (pdf document)
Retirement can be a time of great fun and adventure—as long as you’ve got both
First published on March 4, 2005