Charlotte Scott

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Love and Gratitude for Charlotte and Teresa!

“I just wanted to convey my gratitude towards Teresa and Charlotte.<p>The services provided by Labor of Love extends beyond a gentle birth. I believe …

Pregnancy

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity …

Bald eagle nest cam 24/7

Watch baby eaglet B3 and his wild bald eagles all day, all night, thanks to the eagle nest cam from Georgia’s Berry College.<p>Millions of people have …

Birds

Plasma Plume Keeps Earth Safe From Solar Storms

Thanks, buddy!<p>Earth has a magnetic field, which begins at the core and stretches far out into space. Typically, this magnetic field is a useful shield for solar activity. However, if the Earth's magnetic field bumps up against the sun's magnetic field, all types of madness can ensue, including …

Astronomy

Q&A: Neil deGrasse Tyson Unveils the Cosmos

The cosmic message, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson: Take care of our world.<p>In its first airing, <i>Cosmos</i> created a new star, Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan. The seminal series opened the eyes of millions to the universe and made a science celebrity out of Sagan.<p>Now astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson is …

Share Your Smoothies: Avocado

To recreate this creamy chocolate chip fig smoothie, combine a cup of coconut water, half an avocado, a handful of almonds, two figs, a teaspoon of flax oil, and a sprinkle of cacao nibs.<p>If you're squeamish about drinking something green, try this loveable pink smoothie. Frozen strawberries and …

Going Backwards: The Concept of Pasmo

<i>Ina May Gaskin looks at how obstetrical knowledge and medical hierarchy has undermined and ignored uterine capability</i><p>I learned a new Spanish word …

Pregnancy

Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY)

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 02/06/2014 06:40 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Using epidurals for pain relief during a baby's delivery may prolong labor more than previously thought, a new study finds.<p>In the study, the researchers looked at more than 42,000 women in California who delivered …

Drink This Turmeric Tea Before Bed (and these 20 miraculous things happen to your body)

A Quick Note from Our Founder<p><b>Did you know Bacon & Butter may help burn fat like crazy??</b><p>Have you heard of the Ketogenic diet? Going "Keto" has helped …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Camilla Bradshaw-Burke Camilla Bradshaw-Burke. Writer and Editor for 'A Life Loved', home educator, mum of 3 girls and soul-mate to Matt.<p>Sara …

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

<i>Photo courtesy of Nikki Stone.</i><p>If you break out in a cold sweat or even feel butterflies when you think about standing in front of others for a presentation or interview, you are not alone. Fear of public speaking is estimated to affect 75 percent of adults. Rethinking the way we perceive stress may …

Patty Murray: Congress Wouldn't Be Such A Mess If Women Were In Charge

WASHINGTON -- If women ruled the country, the government wouldn't be on the brink of shutting down or defaulting on its debt, according to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).<p>Murray spoke to a largely female audience on Wednesday, at an event that was part of The Atlantic's Women of Washington series.<p>She …

Not just Hillary: Could one of these women be president? (And who else should be on the list?)

Tomorrow the “Madam President” project will roll into New Hampshire: an effort by the Emily’s List organization to get America talking about the …

Chia Seeds YUM! Gluten-Free Blueberry Shake

I’ m hooked! I have heard so many health benefits of chia seeds. Naturally I wanted to try them, like them, eat them and finally I did! Wow! Yum!<p>High …

How Positive Thoughts Build Skills, Boost Health, and Improve Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But “positive thinking” is also a soft …

Happiness

What dehydration can do to your body [Infographic]

Not drinking enough water can have some very serious effects on your body, from affecting your cholesterol level to changing how you age.<p><i>This</i> …

Whoa! Scientists Grow A Brain In A Dish

It may not be same shape as a 9-week-old embryonic human brain, but it's got a lot of the same functional organization.<p>Researchers from the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna, Austria, have grown a three-dimensional, self-organizing model of a developing human brain in the lab using …

Pam Snow Roe

I listened to speeches from Washington all day as I went about my life. It was moving and stirred memories. I was 11 years old when my father and I …

Meet The 96-Year-Old Man Who Wrote The Most Touching Song For The Love Of His Life

Get ready to bawl your eyes out.

Beer

Cooler Pacific Ocean Temperatures Might Explain Global Warming 'Hiatus'

<i>From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman:</i><p>Scientists probing the mystery of the so-called "global warming hiatus" may have made a breakthrough. According to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, a persistent area of unusually cool sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean …

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

<b>Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.</b><p>Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.<p>Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for …

Due to Global Warming, End Is Virtually Certain for NYC, Boston, Miami, Holland

A new article in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is headlined "The Multimillennial Sea-Level Commitment of Global Warming," and it reports that because of carbon emissions that are virtually certain, on the basis of the lack of policy-response to global …

Climate Change

Read the Latest Nursing Articles, Explainers & Clinical Updates

Minding Your Own Business Guidelines for Establishing a Private Practice as a Nurse or Midwife Written by Bernadette Keane, RN, FRCNA. (Retired) …

Medicine

Solar Plane Completes Historic Crossing of U.S.

After a harrowing final leg that had pilots contemplating ditching their high-tech solar-powered airplane into the Atlantic, the Solar Impulse …

Solar Impulse

Fill her up! Gas prices drop before Labor Day weekend

Just in time for the Labor Day weekend -- gas prices have fallen again.<p>The average price for a gallon of gasoline slipped in the last two weeks, losing almost 4 cents due to abundant supplies, according to the Lundberg survey.<p>Gasoline cost $3.5596 per gallon on average on Aug. 23, down from $3.5895 …

Labor Day

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …