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National Children’s Dental Health Month

Teeth. Chompers. Pearly whites. Call them what you wish, our teeth are more than just a means for eating and providing the framework for a great smile. The mouth (and all that’s in it) is well-connected to the rest of our bodies, and failure to care for these parts can lead to heart disease, respiratory[…..]

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New Years 2016!

New Year is the time of the year when predictions about the future abound. Who are the people, places and ideas to watch in 2016? What’s the next big thing that will change our lives? We’ll all absorb as much of it as we can, in hope that we’ll be a little more ready for[…..]

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Marketing Just Got Personal Again

The Kardashians, Justin Bieber, and One Direction, what do they all have in common? They are masters of PR and product promotion. But, the question is, “Why does their nonsense seem to concern the public more than substantial issues?” Is there a way to take over the media world for the greater good? Maybe the[…..]

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Marketing Just Got Personal Again

Teddy Bear Tidings on a Ramen Noodles Budget

The holiday season is a time for giving, and it doesn’t always have to be about money. One of the most important presents you can give are intangibles, such as time, attention, and conversation. If a fierce broke college woman like myself can find a way to give, you sure can, too.   At the[…..]

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Teddy Bear Tidings on a Ramen Noodles Budget

The Naked and The Digital

Whether  you consider it a blessing or a curse, the written word has truly transformed thanks to technology. Instead of even using words, in fact, many would rather use emoji. Smartphone users are giving increasing weight and a variety of contextual meanings to these simple digital images, which range from sassy dancing girls to mythical[…..]

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Digital Flowers in a Desert of Terror

Social media is meant to be emblematic of human connectedness, interaction, and community in a globalized society. The availability of news, entertainment, and emotion is so immediate and simultaneous with live events such as the terrorist attacks on Paris, Beirut, and Baghdad, that social media, in these moments of crisis, becomes sentient; a living and[…..]

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A Raven Among Minks

A Boston Native is Taking on the $35 Billion Fur Industry by Sourcing Her Products from the Nation’s Roadways. FUR. Just injecting the word into conversation at a dinner party brings up a mixed muff of emotions and opinions. There are those who detest and advocate for the end of the industry, those who love[…..]

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November A Petite Mort Furs Social Good Spotlight

Feel Good is Not Enough (But it’s a Pretty Big Deal)

What’s your goal when you contribute time or money to a charity? Do you take the time to investigate the details of your social investment like you would a stock or bond – to choose the option with most resounding impact? According to Peter Singer, Princeton Philosopher, probably not. You’re not alone, most of us[…..]

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Feel Good is Not Enough (But it’s a Pretty Big Deal)

National Recovery Month

Committing to making yourself well, especially when you are facing a mental and/or substance use disorder is an undertaking that requires perseverance, humility and support. Unfortunately, it’s often a silent struggle that is still stigmatized and goes unnoticed. Millions of Americans have enjoyed positive success from undergoing treatment and recovery programs, yet their triumphs are[…..]

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National Breastfeeding Month

August is the celebration of National Breastfeeding Month. As a personal choice for new moms, the thought of breastfeeding in public can induce fear as it still is often stigmatized by people in the U.S. Yet by making the decision to breastfeed your baby, you give your child a healthy start in their new life.[…..]

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