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Top Hat, White Tie and T-Shirts

Posted on 02/13/2013 by |Latino Life | Comments

Your LifeThe only obvious trait I inherited from my mother, in addition to short legs and a pot belly, was a tendency to worry about my health. The difference between us lay in her unique approach to staying healthy. She dressed up. I can still see her at 4 o’clock in the morning with no place to go, wearing a dark dress, heels and a box hat with a veil, wandering our house, humming and waiting for the sun to come …

Does Going Vegetarian Cut Heart Attack Risk?

Posted on 02/4/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthA large, new British study of vegetarians in the U.K. found that a meatless, fishless diet cut the risk of being hospitalized or dying from heart disease by a third — news that got a lot of publicity in this country last week. The study tracked nearly 45,000 people living in England and Scotland, of which about a third indicated they were vegetarians and ate no meat or fish. After about 10 years of follow-up, researchers found that the vegetarians …