Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Good News for March 10 (posted by Mary Beth)

A Disordered 'Amen': The Environment or Humanity

"There’s a manual which provides mental health professionals with 'diagnostic criteria for mental disorders.' I suggest that the manual should contain a new entry under the heading 'AMEN.'”

Read more of Chuck Colson's commentary by clicking here.

Meatloaf Makeover

"In these high-stress times, meatloaf is right up there with apple pie as one of America’s favorite comfort foods. But it has all the makings of cardiac arrest if it’s packed with fat: Some recipes tally more than 900 calories a serving and an entire day’s worth of saturated fat! Chances are, the family recipe could stand the chef’s equivalent of liposuction. Here are seven ways to give your meatloaf a makeover without sacrificing flavor."

Click here to learn the secrets of comfort food that isn't a dietary catastrophe.

Children's intelligence linked to father's age

"Children’s intelligence may be affected by a father’s advanced age, according to a new study published this week in the journal PLoS Medicine.

The report is the latest to suggest that a man’s age matters when it comes to having children – a phenomenon that’s come to be called the 'male biological clock.'”

Click here for more on these findings.

Men credited with saving animals in Cape blaze

"Ken Lacasse heard the thud of a massive explosion about 100 feet from his house on Cape Cod, and without thinking, the 51-year-old ran toward the flames.

He knew dogs and cats were likely trapped inside Cape Cod Animal Hospital, which burst into flames at about 8 Monday night."

Read more about the heroic rescue by clicking here.

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will honor Harold Battiste with jazz concert

"The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and Dillard University will honor
New Orleans-born Harold Battiste with a special concert underwritten by
People's Health, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and Metro
Disposal on Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. at Tulane University's Dixon

Click here to learn who'll be participating in this memorable event.

Message found inside Abraham Lincoln's watch

"For nearly 150 years, a story has circulated about a hidden Civil War message engraved inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. On Tuesday, museum curators confirmed it was true."

For more on the rumor-proved-fact, click here.

Stocks shoot up on Citigroup profit news

"Reporting from New York -- Good news from a bank -- finally -- sent the stock market to its best gain this year."

Click here to get more information.

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