Gum 101: Some Facts To Chew On

Chewing gum has an unique place in American culture. It’s been used for a variety of purposes-from keeping astronauts healthy to freshening breath to helping people avoid eating fatty snacks-and one gum maker says if you stacked all the pieces of gum that it’s sold, the stack would stretch halfway to the moon. The most popular type of gum-sugarless gum-has been around since 1960. It was an instant hit when first introduced. Today, people can find sugarless gum in a rainbow of flavors and, sugarless gum that helps whiten your teeth. So where do all these gummy ideas come from? The answer may surprise you. Lots of the gum that’s chewed today is developed at the Cadbury Schweppes Americas Confectionery …

Google Maps A Boon to Hunters, Anglers, and Other Outdoor Enthusiasts

How many times have you wondered what’s on the other side of that mountain or what’s beyond the next river bend? Sure, topo and road maps provide part of the picture, but to get a real sense of a particular area, I find it easier to use a combination of topo and aerial photography maps. For hunters, anglers, 4-wheel, camping, hiking, and other outdoor enthusiasts, Google Maps provides a great perspective on the outdoors with its new satellite imagery maps. On April 5, 2005, Google announced the integration of its Keyhole digital mapping service with the popular Google Maps service (http://maps.google.com). In addition to a great overhead view, Google Maps allow you to click and drag maps with your mouse, …

Mommy & Baby: Nursing Questions & Answers

Q. How often should I nurse a newborn infant? A. No fewer than 8 times per day, depending on how long he gives you at night. If he can go 4 hours, youll probably see two feedings in between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. If you tank him up right before you go to bed, you may only have one. Q. How often should I nurse an older baby? A. Depending on your childs age, you should be on a 3-4 hour routine during the day. Remember, as your child gets older, the frequency of nursing sessions will drop off, but he will be eating more at each session. If you are committed to nursing past 6 months of age, …

Some Facts on Phentermine

Phentermine ( A.K.A. Adipex-P; Obenix; Oby-Trim; Anoxine-AM; Fastin; Ionamin; Obephen; Obermine; Obestin-30; Phentrol) is a powerful drug first approved by the FDA in 1959. In use for almost half a century, it has been a source of much controversy since the late 1990s. Phentermine works by triggering a fight-or-flight response. It acomplishes this by changing the Seratonin levels in the brain and releasing Adrenaline and other related chemicals. This can result in, among other things, heightened blood-pressure, a feeling of panic, insomnia (or, in some, drowsiness) and a loss of appetite. It is only recommended for moderate weight-loss and for short-term use. It is known to be dangerous for people who already suffering from high blood-pressure or Glaucoma. It can …