A September 11th Story: How one man’s life and career were transformed

A Good for You Conversation with Mike Jaffe, life coach and author of “Wake Up! Your life is Calling: Why settle for FINE when so much more is possible?”

Remembering September 11th…

It’s a day we will never forget. It’s hard to believe it has been 20 years.

9/11’s Second wave: Cancer and other diseases linked to the 2001 attacks are surging

“Today, 15 years after the attacks, doctors are starting to understand why people are still dying. When the towers came down, they say, they released a massive plume of carcinogens, turning lower Manhattan into a cesspool of cancer and deadly disease.”

Nearly 10K people have gotten cancer from toxic 9/11 dust

“9/11 is still killing. Sadly this fragile community of heroes & survivors is shrinking by the day.” John Feal, advocate for World Trade Center (WTC) responders.

America’s Electric Grid is Vulnerable

Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) generated from a solar storm or man-made high altitute EMP attack can take down our grid.

The threat is real, and the time for action is now!

Exposure to cleaning products in first three months of life increases risk of childhood asthma

“The risks of recurrent wheeze and asthma were notably higher in homes with frequent use of certain products, such as liquid or solid air fresheners, plug-in deodorizers, dusting sprays, antimicrobial hand sanitizers and oven cleaners. It may be important for people to consider removing scented spray cleaning products from their cleaning routine. We believe that the smell of a healthy home is no smell at all.”

What Every Parent Should Know Before Introducing Their Young Child to Technology

You might want to think twice before handing your toddler your smartphone. Check out our Good for You Conversation with Dr. Gail Saltz on what you need to know about children, technology and how it impacts their development.

Is your child’s use of electronics an addiction or a bad habit?

“Thomas just wouldn’t do anything other than play on his computer and phone. I’d lock digital devices in my safe, but he would outsmart me.”

McDonald’s to ban chicken treated with human antibiotics

For years, we’ve heard health experts and consumers alike express their concern that the consumption of beef, pork and chicken treated with antibiotics could lead to antibiotic-resistant infections in humans. McDonald’s has now taken a step to address those concerns. The company announced that over the next 2 years it will stop purchasing chicken that has been fed antibiotics also prescribed for humans.

People who feel younger at heart live longer

There’s an old adage: “You’re only as old as you feel.” So does feeling younger than your biological age make it more likely that you’ll live longer?

What Generosity Does to Your Brain and Life Expectancy

Need an antidote to stress? Want to do something that’s good for your brain and may even help you to live longer? Research shows that giving of your time, talent & treasure not only benefits others, it’s good for you too.

Driving while distracted: Why can’t we ignore the pings?

Just how addictive is the sound of a ping? Has it gotten you to check a text while driving, even though you know it can increase the risk of an accident?

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