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Stroke Heroes 2016

American Heart Association - Western States | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
American Heart Association - Western States

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Puget Sound Division, along with our sponsor Medtronic, congratulates the honorees for th...

Three Lives Forever Changed On A July 8

Nancy Brown | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

On Friday, each will mark the anniversary in their own way. Ryley Williams will leave his rehabilitation center in Anna, Texas, to commemorate three ...

Just How Fast Was It?

Merri Macartney | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Merri Macartney

When did it become that faster was equated with being better? Not only do we expect that we have to perform faster but we also know that it is going to cost us more and we are okay with that.

How A Little Madness Can Help Us Go A Long Way

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 02.29.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

Ever heard the phrase "there's method in their madness"? Well, what is being referred to here, is something which looked absolutely crazy to start with, but that might actually not be such bad idea after all.

China To Relocate 9,000 People For World's Largest Radio Telescope

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.17.2016 | World

Chinese authorities plan to evacuate 9,110 people from their homes to make way for what will be the world's largest radio telescope, China's state-own...

What If There Was a Formula for Success?

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

What if there was a formula for success: a simple, easy-to-understand, repeatable formula that we could follow that would improve our results? If the...

How to Learn the Warning Signs of a Stroke F.A.S.T

Dr. Rani G. Whitfield | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rani G. Whitfield

What if singing a song or rapping lyrics could give someone the power to spot stroke signs and take action? And what if sharing that song could spread...

Catherine Hopes Her Tale Teaches Others F.A.S.T.

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

One Friday, she was in the gym with a client when Catherine said a "really, really funny feeling" overcame her. She feared that her face was becoming numb. She told the client the session was over so she could figure out what was happening.

The 10 Stages of the Yom Kippur Fast, as Told by Amy Schumer

Spoon University | Posted 09.21.2015 | Comedy
Spoon University

If you need a greater sense of communal misery beyond your usual circle during this hangry time, we turn to the only woman who can provide a voice of sanity and reason in crises like these: Amy Schumer.

It's Ramadan! Here Is the Conversation Muslims and Non-Muslims Will Be Having in the Coming Days...

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 06.18.2016 | Religion
Yasmina Blackburn

Ramadan is a time to recharge our bodies, minds and souls. It's a time for spiritual rejuvenation. It's time to break habits and focus on improvement. And when you are fasting and giving up all physical and worldly temptations, you are in a mental state to take on spiritual challenges more than ever before.

Act F.A.S.T. and Save a Life!

Dr. Rani G. Whitfield | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rani G. Whitfield

Help the AHA/ASA close the gap in stroke awareness by increasing stroke knowledge across America. Make sure that you are equipped as a stroke hero to save someone's life in case of a stroke emergency. I wish I could have been there for my friend. Don't let it happen to someone you care about. Be ready!

By Acting F.A.S.T She Rewrote Her Family's Story

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

While Dailey's wait for help was excruciating, it came quickly compared to those who don't immediately recognize the onset of stroke.

Why Is a Holocaust Survivor Leading a Fast Against Animal Slaughter?

Michael A. Webermann | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Michael A. Webermann

Dr. Hershaft founded the organization Farm Animal Rights Movement in 1976, and two years later began an annual one-day fast as part of World Day for Farmed Animals, to raise awareness about the immense suffering animals experience when raised and killed for food.

Ducklings All Ditches United

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favourite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level...

The New Chipotle Is Here, In Pasta Form

Spoon University | Posted 08.24.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Meet the brains behind Pasta Flyer, the new gluten-free pasta restaurant.

Never Skip Breakfast Again, With These Quick And Easy Options

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it: When you first wake up, the last thing you want to do is prepare a healthy feast for you and your family. But a busy morning doesn't ha...

5 Sports Car Stunners You'll Be Shocked To Learn Are Hybrids

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 12.31.2013 | Technology

Toss aside your thoughts of what a hybrid car should be. Beginning in 2014, automakers like Porsche, Ferrari and BMW will be putting electric motors a...

This World Stroke Day, Learn How to Prevent It -- and F.A.S.T.

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"It's been proven that time lost is brain lost; every minute that therapy is delayed, millions of brain cells die. Katherine Wolf's story is a great example. Had her husband not arrived when he did, her story probably would've been far worse."

How Music Sustained Me After My Husband's Stroke

Myra Demeter | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It was sometime during our second night in the ICU, when I was again huddled in the sole visitor chair, that I began to hear the most beautiful strains of music coming from somewhere outside my husband's hospital room.

Mario Batali On How To Make Pasta

Food & Wine | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

The satisfaction derived from making something so delicious out of a pile of flour and eggs is incredible, and the difference between that and store-bought 'fresh' pasta is night and day.

6 Things I Learned on the Fast Track Detox Diet

Paul Jury | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Paul Jury

Here was the diet: for 11 days, we would eat no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no alcohol.

Fasting for Hunger

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 06.07.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Those who fasted, or are still fasting, are asking Congress not to balance the budget at the expense of our country's most vulnerable -- the impoverished, our children and our seniors.

Call Me a Vegivore, Call me Whatever, Just Cook Something, Please! (Recipe Included)

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

Well, I don't know what to think. One minute my hopes are dashed, when I read that Americans are eating less vegetables than ever. (And I was particul...

How Fast Can John Bil Shuck Oysters

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

You're not going to believe this one. When I watched this guy John Bill shuck oysters in this video, even I thought it was in fast motion. It isn't. T...

Ramadan: Breaking Fast with Hillary Clinton

Saveur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saveur

The pan-cultural group of American Muslims who gathered in Washington enjoyed a menu that mixed Western ingredients like puff pastry and Brie with Middle Eastern staples such as saffron and halal lamb.