Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

Men have traditionally taken the lead on home-improvement projects -- in many cases, at the insistence of the women in their lives. But today, women are not only involved in the decision-making process of what needs to be done -- and whether to do it yourself or hire it out -- but are also making the actual purchases. Women account...
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Travels with Charley -- or Jake -- call for some special trip tips
Bubba/zayde alert! There are more than 70 million grandparents in the United States, and many have a passion for travel, providing an incredible opportunity to share this love with the kinder . Traveling with grandkids offers a unique bonding activity that can't be experienced during a family get-together or a short visit. Travel-and-lifestyle expert Nan Zimmerman has partnered with BoomerTowne.com...
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Good enough to eat, these masks uncover the delicious you
Get your skin glowing this summer with a fruit, yogurt and honey skin-care application created by Christopher Watt, a Hollywood aesthetician to celebrities such as Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez, as a whimsical way to introduce honey as a soothing applicant. Because honey has enzymes, vitamins and other minerals that are beneficial to the skin, Watt recommends using it as...
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A Mediterranean diet halves the chances of developing progressive inflammatory lung disease, reveals a large study, published by Thorax . Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an umbrella term for chronic progressive lung disease, such as emphysema and bronchitis. It is expected to become the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2020, with cigarette smoking the primary factor in its...
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Or, what appears to be more accurate: An apple peel a day might help keep cancer at bay, according to a new Cornell study. Cornell researchers have identified a dozen compounds -- triterpenoids -- in apple peel that either inhibit or kill cancer cells in laboratory cultures. Three of the compounds have...
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