This article documents the challenges that young children face as they move from kindergarten to first grade and the important role that elementary school counselors can play in working with students, parents/caregivers, and teachers during this critical period of development. Research- and practitioner-based recommendations for effective interventions are discussed. ********** Many school counselors have witnessed … Continue reading Helping children transition from kindergarten to first grade.
‘Verité’ TheaterOff Broadway (in previews; opens on Feb. 18) The comic playwright Nick Jones last appeared at Lincoln Center with “The Coward.” In this new work, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the hero is feeling just a little more brave. Anna Camp (“True Blood”) plays a modern mommy who is encouraged by publishers to make her … Continue reading ‘Verité’ →
This is my third in a series of articles on the happy health benefits of some of our favorite indulgences. Please read my related articles on coffee and tea, wine and beer. When the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes came home from Mexico in the early 1500s, he brought with him the sacred drink of the … Continue reading Chocolate Is Good for Us? Yes! (Third in a series) →
Good Natural Health is interconnected. In a recent article I said that there are four aspects to staying healthy naturally and they are all interconnected. These are: physical mental emotional spiritual. The way that good natural health is dependent on good emotional health is nowhere better shown than by the Roseto principle. This was highlighted … Continue reading Natural Health – Four Keys to Staying Healthy Naturally →
abstract Although evidence exists that houses in a golf course community have added value because of their location, an unanswered question for appraisers is whether golf course types differently impact the price of houses in these communities. This article describes a model that appraisers can use to derive value adjustments for houses located in private, … Continue reading Golf course communities: the effect of course type on housing prices. (Features). →
CAN meals rich in mangoes and edible mushroom help to prevent or/and stop the spread of cancers? Mangoes and mushrooms have been discovered to contain ingredients that could be used for the production of new drugs for the treatment of cancers. Scientists have discovered how a promising cancer drug, first discovered in a wild mushroom, … Continue reading Scientists employ mango, mushroom to beat cancer →
UnitedHealthcare Brings the Recipe to Good Health to Hispanic-American Medicare Consumers in Miami | Business Wire
MIAMI–( The events will be held across five states to help beneficiaries learn more about the Medicare program and their health care coverage options. The cooking demonstration will be held Friday, June 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Jorge Mas Canosa Youth Center, 250 SW 114th Ave. in Sweetwater, Fla. Salas will show participants how … Continue reading UnitedHealthcare Brings the Recipe to Good Health to Hispanic-American Medicare Consumers in Miami | Business Wire →
SUPERWOMAN JACKIE; She works with ton weights for fun and has a body that would make Big Arnie jealous. Now she wants to lift the World’s Strongest Woman title…
NEVER joke about women and motors when you are around Jackie Young – she flips tyres for fun and can lift a whole car. Her 44-32-36 statistics are pure muscle and her biceps make most men look like 10-stone weaklings. And the 35-year-old from Stevenston, in Ayrshire, finished in the top four of the first … Continue reading SUPERWOMAN JACKIE; She works with ton weights for fun and has a body that would make Big Arnie jealous. Now she wants to lift the World’s Strongest Woman title… →
Dog owners, who recognize the early signs and symptoms of illness or pain in their dogs, will not only relieve their loved one’s suffering but may also be able to save themselves an expensive trip to the veterinarian. Not only is it important to recognize these signs early to relieve pain and suffering, but it … Continue reading Symptoms of Pain and Illness in Dogs →
Exercise therapy is effective for chronic low back pain, but should be individually prescribed and supervised.
Hayden JA, van Tulder MW, Malmivaara AV, Koes B. Meta-analysis: Exercise therapy for non-specific chronic low back pain. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2005. 142:765-775 (Abstracts prepared by J. Haxby Abbott) Design: A systematic review of studies evaluating the effectiveness of exercise therapy in adults with non-specific low back pain (LBP) identified 61 randomised, controlled trials … Continue reading Exercise therapy is effective for chronic low back pain, but should be individually prescribed and supervised. →