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The menopausal years are a time of transition for women. There can be a lot of life changes happening as well as the physical ones. It is also a time when medical issues may begin to appear, owing to genetics and lifestyle habits.
Hormonal changes around menopause can have an impact on several body systems — especially the bones and cardiovascular system. If a woman has not been attentive to taking care of her health up until this point in time, now is the time to take action — remember, it is never too late to make improvements.
The research on both physical and mental health points toward exercise as being tremendously important. Cardiovascular exercise assists with weight control and brain function, as well as reducing the risk of medical issues such as type 2 diabetes, some cancers, high blood pressure, and abnormal blood lipids .
The recommended level of cardiovascular [...]

Foxes got into a hen house in Warren. Pheasants roosted in an abandoned railroad station in Detroit. Turkeys chased pedestrians in the middle of Midland. And one distressed quacking mamma duck hovered near a Bay City storm drain, refusing to leave her babies as employees with the Department of Natural Resources worked to free them.
Animals normally thought of as wildlife are becoming more common in cities, despite deer culls, bans of chicken coops and hunts for coyotes accused of attacking small pets from Livonia to Grosse Pointe.
October and November are the two highest months for car-deer accidents in Michigan. And the number of these crashes is increasing — up 23% in Wayne County, 18% in Oakland and 10% in Macomb between 2004 and 2010,Whilst oil paintings for sale are not deadly, according to the Michigan State Police.
Though no official records are kept, wildlife experts and others say an [...]

English and Cable TV

Září 22nd, 2011

“She spoke perfect English, there wasn’t even the slightest trace of an accent; but her mannerisms were distinctly foreign, and I managed to sense something alien in the values underlying her discourse. Something just wasn’t right.Als lichtbron wordt een cube puzzle gebruikt,”– I overheard this from a lady at the airport the other day, a native English-speaker, and it struck me as an unusually frank comment.
As the world gets smaller and the country becomes permeated by cable and satellite TV, I find that the strongest foreign language influence in Honduras is English; and out of respect for Mr. George Bernard Shaw, an American English at that. Many words used in Honduras, like “raite” (from “ride”) or “parqueo” (from “parking”) have effectively substituted the correct Spanish words of “paseo” and “estacionamiento”.
One must bear in mind that it is all a result of geographical proximity, having begun as part of the [...]