Posted by Felicia Nicks in Miscellaneous
on Jun 28th, 2012 | 0 comments
It has been stated by NASA climatologist Dr. James Hansen that it is likely that 2012 will reach a record high global temperature, which makes it that more difficult to eat right and stay cool. Temperature isn’t all that is at a record high; obesity is, too.
Did you know that during the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States?
According to the CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, more than 1/3 of the U.S. adults (35.7%) and 17% of children are obese. This is based on the latest government statistics. This is shocking to see that Mississippi...
Posted by FinsNScales in Air Quality
on May 17th, 2012 | 0 comments
I’m just going to shoot from the hip on this one (although seriously, when do I not?).
Most of us know how to stay healthy in public; it’s all common sense. Wash your hands and practice good hygiene, stay hydrated, cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough, stay away from co-workers who are sick, etc. We learned this stuff in kindergarten, people. Yet despite our best efforts, the occasional virus infiltrates the workplace and in general, makes a mess of things. People are going home sick, and the disinfectant wipes are passed around in excess.
While I don’t want to get long-winded over all...