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Tips to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

Posted by on December 21st, 2017

The holiday season brings wonderful things such as family traditions, gifts, potential paid time off work, and extra time with loved ones.  It can also be very stressful and pose potential health risks.  Navigating the holiday crowds, preparing for out of town houseguests, and cooking large dinners are just a few of the things that… Read More »

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The Lesser Known Impact of Terror Attacks

Posted by on December 19th, 2017

Terror attacks are horrifying and produce obvious, immediate effects such as loss of human life, injury, property loss, and emotional impact.  Norwegian researches recently found that there might be a less obvious but potentially debilitating impact; migraines and/or daily headaches. “We found that the survivors more often suffer from headaches as compared to controls, with… Read More »

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Fresh Christmas Trees Might be Hosting Uninvited Guests

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

Christmas trees typically are adorned with ornaments, lights, and the usual Christmas decorations.  Occasionally, a cat will even find its way into the tree.  This holiday season, consumers should also be aware of unwanted critters that may find their way into homes clinging to a freshly cut Christmas tree, said Texas A&M University entomologist, Dr…. Read More »

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Color Blindness Basics

Posted by on December 12th, 2017

The American Academy of Ophthalmology defines color blindness as “when you are unable to see colors in a normal way.” There are three variants of color blindness: Red-green color vision defects which are the most common form. Blue-yellow color vision defects. Complete absence of color vision. According to the National Eye Institute, “men are much… Read More »

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NNLM SCR Hires New Social Media Assistant

Posted by on December 7th, 2017

The NNLM SCR is pleased to welcome Kelly Wonder who will serve as the Social Media Assistant. Prior to working for the NNLM SCR, Kelly worked in the non-profit sector for an organization that serves those impacted by domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking.  While there, she directed their volunteer program and trained… Read More »

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