If you notice that many people in the office are wearing red today, it is not because they are getting an early jump on celebrating Valentine’s Day. Rather, they are showing support for Go Red for Women, a day dedicated to raising awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women and more deadly than all forms of cancer combined.
While the Opening Ceremonies aren’t until tomorrow night, viewers who can’t wait for Olympic competition can tune in tonight to see two of the Winter Game’s newest sports: team figure skating and slopestyle snowboarding. In the spirit of Sochi, here are some words of wisdom from past Olympians that ring true whether you’re an athlete or an admin:
“Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose.” -- Nancy Kerrigan, ice skating
We all know that proper vision care is essential to carrying out daily activities. Heading to the eye doctor when you’re having problems seeing is a no-brainer. New research, however, shows that an examination may help your health in other ways.
With caffeine found in a variety of commonly consumed products, it is sometimes easy to forget that it is officially a drug. While many people readily dismiss talk of caffeine’s negative effects, new studies show that this mild stimulant can become habit forming for some individuals and result in withdrawal symptoms when they quit.
To say that Peyton Manning didn’t have the greatest of days on Sunday may be an understatement. From the opening moments when the Seahawks made the quickest score in Super Bowl history to the lopsided final result, things just didn’t go the way the Broncos quarterback and his team wanted. Nobody would have blamed Manning if he wanted to avoid everyone after the game and high-tail it out of New Jersey, but he did what needed to be done – he faced the music. Here are reminders anyone regardless of profession can take away from his handling of this tough situation: