Sep 19 2012

Special Guest Dennis Chapman

Dennis Chapman is the Chief Development Officer (CDO) at City Union Mission.

 

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Sep 18 2012

Parents Give Lung to Son

This is a reminder of how far you would go for your kids.

Marius Schneider, German Boy With Cystic Fibrosis, Gets One Lung From Each Parent And Survives. Huffington Post 

Twelve-year-old Marius Schneider was only a child when he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening condition in which sticky mucus builds up in the lungs, gradually decreasing one's ability to breathe.

“We were desperately waiting for an organ, waiting for a call every day,” said Lars Schneider, Marius' father.

But as the days stretched on without a lung donor, Marius, who lives in Germany, was in so dire a spot that he survived only with the continual aid of a ventilation machine and a heart-lung machine, the Daily Mail reports. "He was living in a state of almost perpetual anesthesia," said Marius's physician, Professor Dr Axel Haverich.

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Sep 18 2012

In a Bad Mood? Eat This

9 Foods that Will Put You in a Better Mood. Shine from YAHOO!

What foods put you in a better mood? Share with us here or on Facebook.

Need a boost? According to new research, some foods have the same effect on your bod as taking a prescription mood-enhancing drug. Nutritionists swear these foods can make you feel awesome. Um...feeling happier just by eating? Oh, we're in. 

Dark Chocolate 

Salmon... 

Spinach

Chicken

Tofu

Avocado

Greek Yogurt

Green Tea

Berries

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