Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April during Alcohol Awareness Month, Birdsboro Pharmacy encourages you to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of drinking too much.
Family Meals Prevent Eating Disorders
Adolescent girls who frequently eat meals with their families are significantly less likely to use diet pills, laxatives or other extreme measures to control their weight in later years.
More than 2,500 adolescents completed two surveys, one in 1999 and one in 2004. The survey asked questions about their body mass index, eating behaviors, feelings of family connectedness, and how often they ate with their families.
by Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Prep time: 20 min
Total time: 35 min
Servings: Makes four 6-ounce cakes
It seems as though restaurants everywhere offer a version of this amazing cake created by master chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. But his supremely rich and chocolaty original is in a class by itself.
(NewsUSA) Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year, remains the day to express heartfelt gratitude for companionship, friendship and love. It also can be an occasion that will create fond memories for years to come.
And believe it or not, the fragrance that you wear on this romantic day can become a significant element of the experience.
November 11th is an important day in both America and Canada. In each case, the day is set aside to remember fallen armed forces members who died in World War I. The day was proclaimed in 1919 by both King George V and President Woodrow Wilson, exactly one year after the war officially ended, "at the 11th hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" on 1918, when the Germans signed Armistice.
After the first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, each of the 13 American colonies held an annual harvest festival and day of thanks. There was no set day for the holiday and it varied among the colonies.
In 1777, George Washington decreed a day of Thanksgiving to celebrate the British defeat during the Revolutionary War.
Can physical activity reduce the risk of breast cancer?
Exercise boosts the immune system and helps you to keep your weight in check. With as little as three hours of exercise per week, or about 30 minutes a day, a woman can begin to lower her risk of breast cancer.
It takes 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
An apple tree will start bearing fruit 8-10 years after it is planted.
Two pounds of apples will make one nine-inch pie.
7,500 varieties of apples are grown around the world.
A medium-sized apple has about 80 calories.
Most suicidal people give warning signs or signals of their intentions. The best way to prevent suicide is to recognize these warning signs and know how to respond if you spot them.
Suicide Warning Signs
Talking about suicide: Any talk about suicide or about self-harm.
With the upcoming flu season being about 6 months away my goal is to help our community's children become physically prepared for this inevitable season of sickness. For this reason, our pharmacy, Birdsboro Pharmacy, is now providing a free one year supply of multiple vitamins for all children, ages 5 to 12 years in the community.