(Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) recently joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her colleagues, allied organizations and supporters on the steps of the Capitol for the release of WHEN WOMEN SUCCEED, AMERICA SUCCEEDS: AN ECONOMIC AGENDA FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES to address the economic challenges facing women and families today.
An article authored by Caysey Welton, public relations pro, cautioned her peers against ignoring older adults. She wrote, “As goes the graying of America, so, too goes social networks.” A recent Pew study shows that the demographics of social media users are changing quickly and getting older. The number of users has risen to 72%, up 5% from last year, and 64% since Pew began tracking users in 2005. One of the more interesting stats in the study: 43% of respondents, ages 65 or older, said they are now using social media. That's nearly one-third higher than in 2009, making this demographic the fastest growing user-base within social channels.
BW50+ MAGAZINE has confirmed that effective 2014, according to a rep at the The U.S. Census Bureau, the word Negro will be dropped from its lexicon and no longer used. When the government conducts its annual American Survey, the only choices for folks like us will be African-American or Black.Those who know the truth of our history must teach it to all who will listen.
Want to know where you can't buy fresh, healthful food? The USDA has the map for you. The feds' new Food Access Research Atlas lets you find out just where it's difficult to buy broccoli or bananas in counties across the U.S. Forget walking to the store in St. Louis, Minnesota, where most people live more than a mile from a grocery store. Ditto for Hyde, N. C., and Pushmataha, Oklahoma. The atlas, which is a big upgrade from the USDA's 2-year-old Food Desert Locator, is intended as a tool for state policymakers, local planners and nonprofit groups concerned about food access.
Source: National Public Radio
Despite a decline in most head and neck cancers during the past decade, the incidence of a particular form of throat cancer is rising, according to a recent report in the British Medical Journal. The type of cancer identified is related to the human papilloma virus (HPV). Researchers say that sexual transmission of HPV may explain the increase. If that’s true, then add throat cancer – and cervical cancer – as a potentially deadly consequence of HPV infection.
A Vietnam veteran, John Beverly left the war scarred with post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. (PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents and physical or sexual assault. Most survivors of trauma return to normal given a little time.)
“Moving to the country saved my life,” Beverly explains. “PTSD is hard because even in civilian life you’re exposed to a lot of war-related sounds and actions.” At work he became the target of vicious teasing. Mangers turned their heads to harassing behaviors by co-workers including lighting firecrackers to imitate the sounds of gun shots. Following a serious confrontation with a co-worker, he spent nine months at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital in North Chicago.
Certified organic, caffeine free herbal South African Red Teas are harvested from high-grown shrubs in the cape region. Rooibos and Honeybush, although from different plants, share many of the same characteristics. Teas also contain potent health benefits derived from an abundance of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, which can boost your immune system. Box of assorted red teas $25.95.
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Whether you’re slicing meat, dicing vegetables, or carving the Sunday Roast, a sharp blade makes cutting effortless. AnySharp Plus is safer by design and restores a super sharp cutting edge to blunt knife blades or scissors that have dulled with use. The unique, patented AnySharp uses tungsten carbide technology to extend the life of almost any knife. (Not suitable for extremely fine-toothed serrated knives). No skill required, needs only light pressure. Anyone can get great results! $30 (Pro World’s, AnySharp Knife Sharpener.com)
Be still for a while and praise God for His favor, His grace and His awesomeness. God is able to do the impossible and is always near. He loves us unconditionally.
Together, let’s get 1000 ladies to praise Him with one voice. Let’s all say this prayer:
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