Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Good News Posts from Margaret

Higher Education, Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

"Having more education reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease but does not slow memory loss once it starts, says a new study.

Reporting in the Feb. 3 issue of Neurology, scientists say they found that education does not appear to protect against how fast people lose memory once forgetfulness begins."

Click here to read more on this study.

Cut your grocery bill now

"Running into the store to pick up a gallon of milk for tomorrow's breakfast? Don't be surprised if you end up leaving with a lot more than you planned."

Click here to read about seven ways to save at the grocery store.

Pope says fasting in Lent opens hearts to God, hands to the poor

"Fasting from food and detaching oneself from material goods during Lent help believers open their hearts to God and open their hands to the poor, Pope Benedict XVI said."

Click here to read more about the Pope's message.

Bible Marathons encourage faith in Christ

"As Bible marathons become more frequent in Liberia, the Gospel message rises to higher and higher heights.

Bible Reading Marathons have been held through Bible Pathway Ministries since 1990, typically beginning with prayer and concluding with Scripture reading for 80 hours. As a result of these marathons in Liberia, the country is being reached with the Gospel. "

Click here to read more about Bible Reading Marathons.

Witch Hazel - Hamamelis Virginiana

"Most people are familiar with witch hazel because of its use in skin care as an astringent. It is a large shrub that is noteworthy for being one of the last species to flower. Witch hazel also adds winter interest with leaves that turn yellow in the fall, and is moderately drought tolerant."

Click here to learn more about this shrub.

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