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What This Woman Does When Meeting The Hungry Merits Financial and Voluntary Support

Woman Feeding the Hungry

When I met Charolette Tidwell I wondered if she ever sleeps because for most people there wouldn't be enough hours in a day to accomplish what this demure and dauntless woman does every day. At 70 she wears many hats and has more energy than people much less than half her age – an energy fueled by a generosity of spirit and strong desire to make a difference, a characteristic instilled in her by her parents, the nuns where she attended Catholic school, and her church family.

Fibromyalgia study focuses on surprising Epsom salt benefits

Epsom salt, also known as magnesium sulfate, is a popular home remedy with several benefits. Now, a new study is focusing on the potential use of Epsom salt to help fibromyalgia patients. The researchers are investigating how Epsom salt baths affect patients and reduce symptoms. Scientists have previously noted that magnesium deficiencies may play a role in fibromyalgia, so soaking in Epsom salt may help.

Essential steps for keeping seniors safe at home

It is estimated that one out of every seven people is a senior. The population continues to age, and the National Institute on Aging believes that the number of senior citizens will triple around the globe by 2050. This is creating unique challenges for families and caregivers as they try to help seniors stay safe in their homes. There are steps you can take to help your family members.

Learn to identify and solve common tooth pain causes

Tooth pain affects three out of every 10 adults on a regular basis. It has an impact on a person’s overall health and ability to work. However, there are multiple causes of tooth pain, so it is important to identify them correctly. Once the cause has been identified, you can find different treatment options that can help you eliminate the pain.

Weight Watchers Has a New Non-Diet Plan and Oprah Supports It

Weight Watchers New Plan and WW Logo

When companies and stock holders see declines in profits they know it’s time to reevaluate their marketing plan and Weight Watchers International, Inc (WW) is no different. What the 52 year old company hopes to do in order to rally from the loss of 1.4 million subscribers is to change the way people look at their company and losing weight, and they’ve done 3 things to rejuvenate - sold part of the company to billionaire Oprah Winfrey for her star power appeal, added new tools to help subscribers, and rebranded the company from a diet to a change they are calling “Beyond the Scale”, a refreshing idea at the very least.

Boosting employee health reduces absenteeism and low production

Absenteeism, lack of productivity and work-related medical bills can all be major expenses. Cumulatively, these problems cost billions every year in additional spending and lost revenue. However, several studies suggest that the solution to these issues may be a greater focus on employee health. If health in the workplace is ignored, then absenteeism, low productivity and the associated costs increase. If you combine these problems among all U.S. companies, the cost per year is $84 billion. However, this number falls dramatically when companies choose to enact health initiatives in the workplace.