Eat junk food? If you have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer you may have an even greater risk than previously thought. In a first of its kind study, researchers were able to find a link between certain foods and a higher colon cancer risk in people that were already more susceptible to getting it. […]
You’ve heard the usual ‘stand-out in the workplace tips’ — “Voice your opinion!” and “Never say no to an assignment!” but we’ll almost guarantee you aren’t doing these three shockingly simple actions to be the office superstar… 1. Don’t just forward a link. Admit it, you’re guilty of sending your boss an email that just […]
Inspired by the recent Halloween research from the National Retail Foundation, we’re back with our annual Halloween nudge. According to the NRF, a record seven in 10 will be celebrating Halloween resulting in a total budge of $8 billion to be spent for this hallowed eve. $79.82 The average amount Americans will spend on decorations, […]
Not to say “Nanny nanny boo boo!” to the boys – but we will 😉 It turns out women winemakers rule! What? According to a study published by Dr. Lucia Albino Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Santa Clara University, and her husband, John Gilbert, Ph.D., wines produced from California wineries that have women winemakers […]
Headlines across cyberspace are proclaiming “Uggs are back in style.” Theses Aussie foot fashion phenom’s were the #1 product searched for on Thanksgiving Day and #2 on Black Friday, which of course led to financial reports citing shares of the sheepskin boot maker’s parent, Deckers Outdoor, rose 6.6%. Tell us something we didn’t know … […]
There’s only 15 days left ’till Christmas — and Hanukkah is already well on its way. We’ve got a countdown list prepared just for this week to get you prepped (or give you the push to get through) the holidays. 1. Tuesday: Go to the post office (now). Next week, on Monday, is the busiest […]
With obesity statistics sky-rocketing and the rate of cavities the highest in 40 years Halloween needs a brand overhaul. According to Time Magazine and Donna Arnett, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s School of Public Health, “Based on the nutrition labels on popular candies, the average child accumulates 3,500 […]
The Soap and Detergent Association (hey, we can’t make this stuff up) has just released a study giving America a “B-” on hand hygiene. The good news for women? 62 percent of women are washing their hands more than 10-times a day, while only 37 percent of men are….eek.