End The Summer with Serenity at Calabash Cove Resort And Spa

August: the dog days of summer are still long and warm, and there’s still time to indulge in an adults-only vacation before the pace picks up in the fall with a return to school schedules and the impending holidays. The Caribbean remains a hot spot all year round, including August, and island breezes keep the….

Carrageenan: Sustainability From Farm to Table

Over 200,000 tons of dried, farmed, tropical seaweed are produced every year. The majority of the world’s red seaweed is farmed by nearly 60,000 family farmers in Africa, the Philippines and Indonesia. These families apply sustainable farming techniques that help to protect and preserve the habitats where they farm. Seaweed farming is one of the….

Forget That Facelift – “Wrap” Your Face into Shape

A non-surgical technique for lifting double chins, reducing puffiness around the eyes, and improving the appearance of wrinkles is now available in the form of an easy-to-use home kit called The Face Wrap. (www.facewrap.com). Previously available as a salon-only treatment, The Face Wrap lifts and tightens drooping areas on the forehead, face, and under the….

Surety Bonds Protect Infrastructure Investment

Almost universal agreement surrounds the need to repair or replace America’s aging infrastructure of roads, highways, bridges, dams, drinking and wastewater facilities, ports, airports and other essential facilities that ensure the quality of living that Americans expect. Finding consensus on addressing the question of how to pay for the massive investment needed to fix the….

Instead of a Sports Fan, Become a Sports Participant

It’s home run time. From spring training through the World Series in October, baseball fans are glued to their flat screens. Vascular surgeon David H. Stone, M.D., encourages arm chair enthusiasts to get into the game. “Find your favorite summertime sports pastime, and give your vascular system a great workout.” As a member of the….

New Car Technology May Take The Wheel out of Human Hands

Google has been making news in recent months for its work in a ground-breaking area: driverless automobile technology. A prototype of Google’s new self-driving car — a two-passenger electric vehicle with buttons to turn the vehicle on and off, but no steering wheel, accelerator pedal or brake pedal — was unveiled in May. Without a….

SilverSneakers Fitness Program Improves Older Adult’s Physical and Mental Health

Joanne C. was 74 when she had a stroke two years ago that left her paralyzed on the entire right side of her body. She refused to accept that she’d end up in a wheelchair and began rehabilitation, determined to get her life and body back to where it was before her stroke. Joanne’s hard….