High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis

High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis

Researchers have found yet another benefit of a high-fiber diet: It is associated with a reduced risk for arthritis of the knee. Knee osteoarthritis, which is common in aging populations, can be both painful and debilitating. Researchers used data from two long-term observational studies, one with 4,796 subjects and the other with 1,268. The new analysis is in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. As […]

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May 31 | Facts

May 31 | Facts

1790 The first U.S. Copyright Law was enacted, protecting books, maps, and other original materials. 1889 Heavy rains caused the South Fork Dam to collapse, sending 20 million tons of water into Johnstown, Pa. Over 2,200 people were killed and the town was nearly destroyed. 1911 The hull of the Titanic was launched in Belfast. At the ceremony, a White Star Line employee claimed, “Not […]

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May 30 | Facts

May 30 | Facts

1431 Joan of Arc was burned at the stake as a heretic. 1536 King Henry VIII of England married his 3rd wife, Jane Seymour, 11 days after he had his 2nd wife, Anne Boleyn executed. 1911 The first Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun. 1922 The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, was dedicated by Chief Justice William Howard Taft. 1998 An earthquake in Northern […]

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How Should You Get Your Daily Source of Fiber?

How Should You Get Your Daily Source of Fiber?

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness […]

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May 29 | Facts

May 29 | Facts

1765 Patrick Henry bitterly denounced the Stamp Act in the Virginia House of Burgesses. 1790 Rhode Island became the 13th state in the United States, the last of the original colonies to ratify the Constitution. 1848 Wisconsin became the 30th state in the United States. 1917 John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Mass. 1942 Bing Crosby recorded his version of “White Christmas.” It would […]

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May 28 | Facts

May 28 | Facts

1863 Robert Gould Shaw, leading the first northern all-black regiment, leaves Boston for the Civil War. 1929 The first all-color, full-length talking picture, On With the Show!, debuted. 1934 The Dionne quintuplets were born in Ontario, Canada. 1957 Baseball owners voted to allow the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants to move to Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively. Many New Yorkers still haven’t recovered. […]

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The World’s Coolest Living Willow Hedges

The World’s Coolest Living Willow Hedges

You can call them willow hedges but maybe a more accurate term? “Fedges” = fence + hedge. Willows, sallows, and osiers form the genus Salix (Latin for willow), a grouping of 400-ish species of deciduous trees and shrubs. Willow are native to moist soils in cold and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Almost all willows take root very readily from cuttings. Young, thin willow […]

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May 27 | Facts

May 27 | Facts

1647 The first recorded execution of a witch reportedly took place in Massachusetts when Achsah Young was hanged. 1703 St. Petersburg was founded by Czar Peter the Great. 1936 The Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage, arriving in France four hours later. 1937 Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco opened. 1941 British ships sank the German battleship Bismarck off the coast of France, […]

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May 26 | Facts

May 26 | Facts

1521 Martin Luther’s writings were banned by the Edict of Worms. 1868 President Andrew Johnson avoided conviction for impeachment charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” by one vote. 1940 Allied troops began the massive naval evacuation of troops from Dunkirk, France, during World War II. 1959 Pittsburgh Pirates’ Harvey Haddix pitched 12 perfect innings against the Milwaukee Braves before losing, 1–0, in the 13th. 1977 […]

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The Unbelievable Life Stories of 10 Celebrities

The Unbelievable Life Stories of 10 Celebrities

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