The Winnipeg Free Press
Laugh as you read this: Maybe you'll remember it
Out of journalistic fairness, I will first point out both the good and the bad news were in fascinating stories emailed to me by my good friend and colleague Kevin Rollason, whose golf swing provides a constant source of amusement.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Study: Laughing Can Improve Short-Term Memory In Seniors
Counsel & Heal reports that researchers from the Loma Linda University analyzed data from 20 seniors.
Vegetarian black adventists have lower cardiovascular risk
A vegetarian diet may reduce cardiovascular risk in black individuals, according to research published online March 17 in Public Health Nutrition .
Laughter may protect the brains of older individuals, study finds
A new small study from Loma Linda University in Southern California found a relationship between humor and memory in older individuals.
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Reduce Stress & Improve Your Memory
In a recent small study conducted at Loma Linda University in Southern California, 20 normal, healthy, older adults watched a funny video for 20 minutes, while a control group sat calmly with no video.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
WTKA-AM Ann Arbor
Laughing Makes Your Brain Work Better, New Study Finds
Ever have trouble remembering where you just left your keys? Just laugh it off. New research suggests that humor can improve short-term memory in older adults.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Redlands Daily Facts
Musical adaptation of a Pilgrima s Progressa to be performed in Loma Linda
A musical adaptation of “Pilgrim's Progress” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Randall Amphitheater, 11072 Anderson St., Loma Linda.
Teleka Patrick case: 6 things we know and 4 questions still unanswered
Exactly four months ago to the day after issuing its first press release about a missing-person investigation for Dr. Teleka Patrick , the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office declared the case closed Wednesday, with the discovery of Patrick's body in northern Indiana.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Loma Linda: Florist loves this foul flower
The Devil's Tongue plants that he has been caring for in pots for a decade have rewarded him with blooms from which wafts the scent of rotting flesh.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Obsessed for months by Teleka Patrick, online sleuths mourn news her body may be found
For months, members of WebSleuths have closely tracked the investigation into the disappearance of Dr. Teleka Patrick, a 30-year-old medical resident last seen pulling out of the parking lot of Borgess Medical Center on Dec. 5. An online forum on missing-person cases, WebSleuths had dozens of members who regularly picked through every aspect of the ... (more)
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Yes, 'green' bags can be disgusting. They're still the way to go
Shortly after my Wednesday column extolling reusable shopping bags went live, I began hearing from the germophobes reminding me of all the microscopic ick that lives in the unwashed totes of the greener than thou.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Orozco: Valley Jews ready for Passover Seders
The area's Jewish community is preparing for Passover, the Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Omega-3 content sets walnuts apart from other tree nuts
Almost all of the walnuts grown in the US are grown in California, but the state supplies only about 40% of the world's walnut crop.