Category Archives: Wellness

Actress Jen Landon Joins Pancreatic Cancer Action Network To Bring Awareness To The Importance Of Genetic Testing For Inherited Cancer Risk

Leading Nonprofit’s Campaign Encourages Public to Talk, Test, and Take Control During November’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) launched its annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month campaign today to raise awareness of the world’s toughest cancer. This November, PanCAN is emphasizing the importance of starting a conversation about testing for pancreatic cancer patients and their first-degree relatives. Joining

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Indigenous Educator to Lead First Ever Coast Salish-Owned Charitable Foundation

The newly-formed Kw’umut Lelum Foundation, created by Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services, today announced the hiring of Sharon Hobenshield, Ha-Youly, as Executive Director. “I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination,” said Dr. Hobenshield. “I really believe in Indigenous community-led organization and change. It’s the direction First Nations are going and an opportunity for

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Endurance Athlete Brendan Walsh Climbs and Cycles the Six Tallest Mountains in New England in Under Five Days

Beginning in Katahdin, Maine, Guinness World Record holder and endurance athlete, Brendan Walsh embarked on a challenge that involved climbing and cycling over 700 miles between the six tallest summits New England had to offer. This was the NE6.  To keep himself focused and pedaling forward, Walsh was inspired by the thought that he was doing this challenge for the greater good. By

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Know the Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency by Benita Lee

What is Zinc? Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is intricately involved in hundreds of activities inside our cells. At the moment, research estimates that 100 to 300 different enzymes require zinc to accomplish their tasks. In many cases, zinc acts as a catalytic component for those enzymes, aiding the biochemical processes that help cells function regularly. Enzymes, and

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Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator – PsychTests’ Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight

  New study by PsychTests.com reveals that social insight can be used to take advantage of others if not tempered by other emotional intelligence traits.   One who deceives will always find those who allows themselves to be deceived.  ~Niccolo Machiavelli Social insight, a key factor in emotional intelligence, is largely considered a valuable skill. Being able to perceptively and

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Adapting Mental Health Novel to Film to Promote Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention by Felicia Johnson

When I was fifteen my best friend committed suicide. I found out after her death that she had a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) stemming from the trauma of childhood abuse. This is the story of my best-selling novel, Her (www.herthebook.com). This novel is to help bring the understanding of BPD within reach of many young people and families afflicted with

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