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  • Amazing Benefits of Kiwi Fruit

  • Kiwifruit is now commonly known as one of the most beneficial fruits that can be eaten. It contains many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that our bodies need to work correctly. Kiwi fruit tree is beneficial for both men and women, and are also helpful no matter what your age is. The nutrients found in this fruit help children, adults,......read more



  • What Are the Risks of Snoring?

  • Recent studies have shown that snorers not only take their partners’ sleep but that they are at risk of developing heart disease. Evaluate your situation. There are few situations more uncomfortable than sharing the room with a person who snores. The victims of a snorer complain that falling asleep with these noises is almost impossible. But recent studies indicate......read more



  • How to Sleep Better

  • Over 35 % of individuals have trouble sleeping; scientists believe that people who suffer from insomnia have a higher risk of suffering from depression. This disorder is may be the leading cause, but also an effect of insomnia. Lack of sleep usually appears as a result of disorganized and chaotic lifestyle and also can be a symptom of a......read more



  • Buckwheat Honey, Nature's Black Gold

  • Honey made from the nectar of the common buckwheat plant lacks that warm golden glow of most honey; it is very nearly black. On top of this, it has a taste that many people cannot stomach, and an aroma that some describe as earthy. So what is it that makes this honey so indispensable to its loyal band of......read more



  • No Sleep Makes Us Stupid: The Study That Confirms It

  • The work shows that sleep deprivation causes neurons to function poorly and mental lapses are formed. That sleeping poorly is something that does not feel well knows anyone who has gone through a stage of insomnia even transient. But, until now, we did not know what was happening in the organism when the body was deprived of that necessary......read more



  • ADHD and Fish Oil Studies - It Can Be Cured!

  • Many of us do not possess as much brain-power as we would like to. This doesn’t mean that our brain is incapable of performing its standard functions. But our nervous system fails to function efficiently when it comes to tackling specific problems. This is nothing to get depressed about; it is just a standard disorder of the brain called......read more



  • Six Things You Do Not Know About Multiple Sclerosis, Cornered but Not Beaten

  • Paris hosts the most critical world congress on the disease, in which progress has been made so much that it seems that everything is done. And not. In 1868, the French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot delivered a lecture at the Hospital de la Salpêtriere that would go down in the annals of the history of medicine. For the first time,......read more



  • Bisphenol a (BPA): The Facts So Far

  • If you are at all worried about the recent news on Bisphenol A (BPA), a component in many types of plastics such as baby bottles and food cans, then many questions need to be answered. Following a recent journal publication of the effect of BPA on animals, there have been concerns that it would affect our health. The controversy......read more



  • Retiring Sen. Scalze still pushing for Rice St. Bridge project

  • Posted on May 9, 2016 by Sarah Thamer Retiring Sen. Scalze still pushing for Rice St. Bridge project News By Sarah Thamer // Murphy News Service Sen. Bev Scalze has been able to claim plenty of victories over her 12 years in the state Legislature. But as she prepares to retire from office, she’s the first to say that......read more



  • A celebration of local fashion

  • Posted on May 4, 2016 by Murphy News Service A celebration of local fashion Fashion   By Olivia Novotny / Murphy News Service  Minnesota Fashion Week puts a spotlight on the flourishing local fashion scene. Jahna Peloquin, a local fashionista and one of the organizers of Fashion Week, said there’s been growing interest about local designers and retailers. “There......read more



  • Rep. Bernardy working on environment, education

  • Posted on April 29, 2016 by Rilyn Eischens Rep. Bernardy working on environment, education News By Rilyn Eischens // Murphy News Service Connie Bernardy knows plenty about water quality and pollution. Her parents moved from rural Minnesota to Columbia Heights to seek better jobs and education. In their new lives, they worked in factories with contaminated water. A generation......read more



  • New bill could require ignition interlocks for all DWI offenders

  • Posted on April 21, 2016 by Elizabeth Anderson New bill could require ignition interlocks for all DWI offenders News By Liz Anderson // Murphy News Service For Gina Calistro, a proposed bill being debated at the Legislature is personal. The bill would make drunken driving penalties stricter, which for Calistro, a member of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Minnesota, would create......read more



  • Pioneering paddlers

  • Posted on April 12, 2016 by Madison Rude Pioneering paddlers Film By Madison Rude / Murphy News Service Maxine Davis lights up the dark filmmakers lounge of St. Anthony Main as she talks about her film, “Women Outward Bound.” It’s easy to see why. The documentary, which took over 10 years to make, resonated with the sold-out theater, because......read more



  • Local organizations oppose reopening of Appleton prison

  • Posted on March 31, 2016 by Ryan Faircloth Local organizations oppose reopening of Appleton prison News By Ryan Faircloth / Murphy News Service Public outcry over racial incarceration disparities may keep a proposal to reopen the privately owned Appleton, Minn. prison behind bars. The state House of Representatives bill, which recently passed the Public Safety Committee, would reopen the......read more



  • Health concerns follow report of poor air quality in North Minneapolis

  • Posted on March 31, 2016 by Andrew Heiser Health concerns follow report of poor air quality in North Minneapolis Environment, Health By Andrew Heiser / Murphy News Service Two air monitors near an industrial area of North Minneapolis have recorded potentially harmful levels of particles and heavy metals in the air, according to a new analysis from the Minnesota......read more