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1 in 6 Americans Struggling with Hunger

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1 in 6 Americans Struggling with Hunger

As America has emerged as a new poor nation in the world, 1 in every 6 Americans is struggling with hunger. The fight to end domestic hunger will be at the head of the table this September as hunger-relief advocates come together for Hunger Action Month, a month-long effort to bring national attention to the [...]

Cycling to Work Event Held in Bangalore

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Cycling to Work Event Held in Bangalore

The second edition of the ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’ corporate cycling event organized by Embassy Group, India’s leading property developer, saw a participation of 550 cycling enthusiasts marking this cycling event as a green initiative to encourage cycling to work among corporates in Bangalore. This edition of Embassy Pedal for the Planet event was [...]

Melissa Etheridge to Keynote Cannabis World Congress

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Melissa Etheridge to Keynote Cannabis World Congress

Melissa Etheridge, Grammy and Academy Award winning singer-songwriter, will be a keynote speaker during the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo), September 16-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Her keynote address will take place on Thursday, September 17th at 2pm. The CWCBExpo in LA is a leading event for [...]

Diet Pepsi Offers Aspartame-Free Diet Cola

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Diet Pepsi Offers Aspartame-Free Diet Cola

Pepsi unveils a new option for cola fans – aspartame-free Diet Pepsi. Now consumers can begin to purchase aspartame-free Diet Pepsi, says the company. “Diet cola drinkers in the U.S. told us they wanted aspartame-free Diet Pepsi and we’re delivering,” said Seth Kaufman, SVP Pepsi and Flavors Portfolio, PepsiCo North America Beverages. “We recognize consumer [...]

Can Pink Viagra Increase Female Sexual Desire?

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Can Pink Viagra Increase Female Sexual Desire?

Decreased female sexual desire is experienced by one in three women and is the most common female sexual disorder. There is no known “cure” for low libido in women. Dr. Keesha Ewers of The Functional Sexology Institute states the potential FDA approval of flibanserin, or what is being touted as “pink Viagra,” sets women and [...]

Let Us Taste Hot Maize Grains of India

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Let Us Taste Hot Maize Grains of India

By Rakesh Raman When you’ve little money but desire to live, this could be the best food for you in India. Maize cobs – which have corn on a cob and called pole corn or cornstick – are quite popular particularly in North India. You can buy one of these with a ready-made handle for [...]

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Back

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Back

Led by co-founders Pete Frates, Pat Quinn and Anthony Senerchia, and with the help of celebrities, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball (MLB), the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is making a splash again this August. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, [...]

Free Yoga Classes at the Cleveland World Festival

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Free Yoga Classes at the Cleveland World Festival

For the third consecutive year, Pink Lotus Yoga will be offering free outdoor yoga classes at the Cleveland World Festival on Sunday, August 2. Classes will be offered on the hour starting at 1 p.m. with the final class starting at 5 p.m. The classes will be held in the Croatian Garden (just south of [...]

WHO Calls for Action to Curb Hepatitis

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WHO Calls for Action to Curb Hepatitis

On World Hepatitis Day (28 July), WHO (World Health Organization) highlights the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment. This year, the Organization is focusing particularly on hepatitis B and C, which together cause approximately 80% [...]

UN Says Health Services Affected in Iraq

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UN Says Health Services Affected in Iraq

The top United Nations (UN) humanitarian official in Iraq declared on Monday as “devastating” the “inexplicable” closures of life-saving services in Iraq for people in need. The UN believes the most recent shut-downs of basic health care will directly impact more than one million people, including some 500,000 children who now will not be immunized, [...]

Nestlé Opens R&D Center to Address Food Demands

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Nestlé Opens R&D Center to Address Food Demands

Nestlé opened Wednesday its new Nestlé Research & Development (R&D) Center in Solon, Ohio. This marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish the global center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods. Nestlé R&D Solon is a 144,000 square foot facility and is one of 12 [...]

Black Henna Tattoos May Put You at Risk

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Black Henna Tattoos May Put You at Risk

Unlike permanent tattoos which are injected into the skin, temporary tattoos marketed as “henna” are applied to the skin’s surface and usually last two to four weeks. Henna is a reddish-brown coloring made from a flowering plant that grows in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and Asia. For centuries, people have used dried henna, [...]

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