- Saturday, April 26, 2014
Blood Drive Calendar: 04/26/2014
Where to donate blood in the region:Continued ...
- Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/26/2014
- Saturday, April 19, 2014
TRAVERSE CITY -- Bored with the elliptical trudge? Juggle fire. Circus workouts add zest to a workout regime, spice to an evening and allow people to scratch things like "learn to juggle" or "walk on hands" off their bucket lists. Indulging a circusContinued ...
Body & Soul Newsmakers 04/19/2014
People in the news.Continued ...
Blood Drives 04/19/2014
Where to give blood in the region.Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief 04/19/2014
Easter vigil service; Parkinson's disease support group; Grand Valley State University advising services; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 12, 2014
Bitten by Bonsai Bug
The models arrive for the photo shoot. Scarred, mossy, pockmarked and twisted — they are the height of bonsai fashion.Continued ...
Adapted in TC: Language can help or hinder
I was on a panel at the History Center of Traverse City last month with Jim Moore of Disability Network and Melissa Claramunt of the Michigan Civil Rights Office “Words CAN Hurt, and Help: How Changing Labels and Language Empower Persons with Disabilities.”Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief: 04/12/2014
Easter Egg Hunt; Peace Ranch volunteer orientation day; Divine Mercy Novena to start; and more.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 04/12/2014
Where to give blood:Continued ...
- Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/12/2014
'Yoga mat' chemical almost out of bread
Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.Continued ...
Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community
The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world’s fastest growing Jewish community.Continued ...
Dieters move past calories, food makers follow
Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients.Continued ...
New museum to open celebrating John Paul II
A new museum in Poland is offering viewers a chance to see what it’s like to walk in the shoes of a saint — or at least to have a look at the black socks he wore for the journey.Continued ...
New way to fight food poisoning
Chances are you’ve heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings?Continued ...
Carter, Dole wives aid White House troop effort
Showing that some issues can bridge the political divide, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, joined by former first lady Rosalynn Carter and former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, offered new sources of much-needed support Friday for millions of people who care for wounded service members and veterans, oftentimes at great emotional, physical and financial cost.Continued ...
Church leader opposes gay marriage
A top Mormon leader reiterated the church’s opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church’s biannual general conference.Continued ...
Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag
Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it’s possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 5, 2014
Doulas in demand
Inga Everson had a good problem — she didn’t know what “real” pain felt like. She’d eeked through 25 lucky years with no broken bones, major surgeries or injuries a Band Aid couldn’t fix.Continued ...
Teen doula program seeks mentors
Crystal Thomas made a pact with herself: never forget what it’s like to be a teenage girl.Continued ...
Life As I Know It: Seafood buffet returns to Elk Rapids
A few summers ago we installed a nice little pond in our backyard garden.Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief: 04/05/2014
Program for caregivers; Lenten services continue; Health fair for senior citizens. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/05/2014
Journey Program moves people through recovery, treatment
Don’t wash your hair. Don’t lift the milk. Don’t button your shirt, brush your teeth or hug the kids too hard.Continued ...