Thursday, January 27, 2011

How to dig out from the snow -- safely

"Still digging out from last night's nasty storm? We are too. My husband recently came in complaining that the storm dumped plenty of that wet, heavy kind of snow that makes shoveling safely extra challenging.

With that in mind, here are some good tips from the American Physical Therapy Association that came in handy during last February's Snowpocalypse."

Click here for safe shoveling techniques.

Food depression: Eating bad may make you sad

"Eating food containing trans fats and saturated fats could contribute to depression, scientists reported Wednesday.

Researchers in Spain followed 12,059 people over six years, analyzing their diets, lifestyles and medical problems."

Click here for more on these findings.

As American as Apple Pie: Eugenics and the War on the Weak

"Protestant judge Lothar Kreyssig and Catholic Bishop Clemens von Galen courageously resisted the Nazis’ war on the disabled. Sadly, that war still rages today. And America has been on the front lines for nearly a century."

For more on this commentary from Chuck Colson, click here.

With Sudan Referendum voting complete, international focus must be maintained

"Following the peaceful close to voting in the referendum on South Sudan’s self-determination last week, World Vision calls upon the international community to maintain a high level of attention on Sudan."

Click here for more on the situation in Sudan.