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Tips for Avoiding Nasty Germs on the Go

Tips for Avoiding Nasty Germs on the Go

It is estimated that the average commuter spends 42 hours per week in their cars. Along that path they often stop to grab a coffee here or a latte there, fill up the gas tank, and grab some breakfast at the local donut shop. Add to that the number of hours that people spend traveling each year and it’s easy to see that as a nation, we are seriously on the go, and often. Being so busy can put people on a germ-filled path as they make their way to and from their destinations. The good news is that there are things people can do help avoid those nasty germs and keep healthy.

LearningRx’s Top Brain Foods; Brain Awareness Week Mar. 14 - 20

LearningRx’s Top Brain Foods; Brain Awareness Week Mar. 14 - 20

Looking for a brain-power packed dinner? In honor of Brain Awareness Week, Mar. 14-20, LearningRx brain training centers of Northern Virginia have designed a dinner made up of the top 10 brain foods, including: salmon, olive oil, garlic, dark leafy greens (kale and mustard greens), garbanzo beans, and a dessert of dark chocolate-covered blueberries sprinkled with walnuts, accompanied with red wine. Visit LearningRx centers and get a free sample of chocolate-covered blueberries, and the recipe too. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com

One Veteran’s Tips on The Right Way to Serve Our Veterans

One Veteran’s Tips on The Right Way to Serve Our Veterans

Ken Falke, a veteran-turned-philanthropist, shares his vast experience on supporting our nation’s veterans

The past 15 years are the longest period of sustained conflict in America’s history. Never before have we asked so few to do so much for so long. While the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) do what they can to support our combat veterans, it simply isn’t reasonable to think they will be able to help every service member, veteran, and family member. The private sector and philanthropy have an important role to play in addressing gaps and developing and delivering innovative programming that solve real problems.

Boulder Crest Retreat Announces 2016 Look Ahead at Fundraising Events

Boulder Crest Retreat Announces 2016 Look Ahead at Fundraising Events

Boulder Crest Retreat announces its upcoming events to support its mission and ongoing programs. The Retreat is the nation’s first privately funded wellness center dedicated exclusively to combat veterans and their families. Their mission is to help veterans and their families’ transition into civilian life by providing them with an intensive therapeutic stay that focuses primarily on the concepts of post-traumatic growth. The retreat’s programs have been hailed by experts and well received by those who have stayed and been helped.

Renowned Natural Oral Health Dentist Offers Advice for National Children’s Dental Health Month

Renowned Natural Oral Health Dentist Offers Advice for National Children’s Dental Health Month

Renowned Natural Oral Health Dentist Offers Advice for National Children’s Dental Health Month, Makes Donation to Operation Smile

Think you are keeping your kids’ teeth healthy? Think again!

 

Choosing the Right Fruits and Vegetables for Skin Health

Choosing the Right Fruits and Vegetables for Skin Health

Our largest organ, our skin, is one that we often overlook or treat too harshly. Makeup, sun exposure, and more can all have an impact on how our skin looks and feels. Especially during the winter, when people may find their skin is drier and flakier than usual, it’s a good idea to nourish your skin from the inside out.

“Most people want to have nice skin and take care of it, but they are not aware that what they eat can make a big difference,” explains Katherine Goldman, celebrity esthetician/waxologist and owner of the Stript Wax Bar. “The foods we eat can make our skin have more acne, become oily, or it can also help us maintain beautiful looking skin that glows.”

Navigating the Road Home from War

Navigating the Road Home from War

This year, 2016, marks America’s 15th consecutive year of war – the longest stretch of conflict in our nation’s history. Fortunately, a grateful and generous American public continues to honor the service and sacrifice of not only our military members, but also their families, evidenced by donations to many great nonprofit organizations and civilians thanking service members and veterans for their service.

Although this represents a marked and necessary improvement from how Vietnam veterans were greeted, quite frankly, it is just not enough. All of us – military, veteran and civilian – can do more and can do better. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is committed to doing precisely that.