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Miss Colorado, Kelly Johnson–Not Just A Nurse

Kelly Johnson holds the title of Miss Colorado, 2015, and was a contestant in the recent Miss America Pageant.  For her talent, she performed an original monologue focusing on her nursing duties and a special Alzheimer’s patient named Joe. Joe was in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s disease and was ...

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Spice Up Your Life With Cinnamon

Originating from wild trees native to South America, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, a reddish-brown spice has warmed our hearts and homes and offered a delicious ingredient for quick breads and apple pies. Cinnamon has been used for several millennia. In addition to its culinary value, it was also used ...

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Telomeres and the Aging Process – Part I

Most of us have heard of DNA and chromosomes. But have you heard of telomeres? Here’s a quick biology review: (1) Each cell in our body contains a nucleus. Within that nucleus are chromosomes. (2) Chromosomes contain DNA. Telomeres are lengths of DNA on the ends of chromosomes. (3) The ...

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How Safe is Your Cookware?

The safety of cookware has been a hot topic in recent years. After searching for the freshest, least-toxic foods for our families, we don’t want to undermine our efforts with toxic cookware. Studies conducted on various materials comprising the surface of cookware can be confusing and even contradictory at times. ...

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