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Opinion Is a Privilege, Not a Right

By Steve WickhamOne week teaches us much if we care to reflect and observe. God had this sort of conversation with me recently: "Watch and learn about how your opinion polarises or changes - see how fickle it is - watch and learn about others' opinions - watch and learn, thirdly, about the ruin opinion brings."Opinion brings ruin. Because it is ill-conceived judgment for every user,as nobody has the whole truth at their disposal.Time often tells if our opinions have validity or not. Rarely do we have such a grasp on reason to have something of value to offer. That usually takes the time of analysis, which is never arrived at in the moment. Yet so rarely do we commit such effort to making a fair analysis of our or others' opinions.If our view could ever be considered a right, then we would have to agree that others have that same right. What goes with that is a respect to hear divergent views. Rarely do any of us enjoy others sharing their conflicting views without u…

How to Cater Enough Food For Your Event

By Sarahbeth KluzinskiIf you are planning a catered event, you have a lot to think about. Not only are you responsible for choosing the dishware, utensils, appetizers, Hors d'oeuvres, entrees, and beverages, you also have to plan the venue, d�cor, guest list, invitations, budget, and much more. But most importantly, you must ensure you have enough food to feed everyone. In order to create the perfect catering menu, all of these aspects must be considered ahead of time.Although it can be fairly easy to choose the items you want on your menu, it can be more of a challenge to plan for the right amount of food. Ordering too much food can be a waste of resources and money, while ordering too little can make your event seem incomplete. Continue reading to learn some important tips on how to order the appropriate amount of food for your catered event, and who you can trust for professional advice and recommendations.Understanding Your BudgetWhen it comes to ordering enough food for your…

8 Awesome Health Benefits of Cheese & Its Nutritional Value

By Sunny SharmaIt is almost an impossible thing to find a person who doesn't love cheese. The taste of cheese is loved by many people.Though it's often high in fat, cheese can offer significant benefits to your health when you eat it in moderation. You can use cheese in many different foods, and the benefits vary accordingly. Various variants have various health benefits which are unknown to humans, but overall there are some health benefits which mostly all cheeses provide.Awesome health benefits of cheese and its nutritional values.1. Good for maintaining weightThe dairy product contains good bacteria. Good bacteria is necessary to boost metabolism and also digestion. Many variants also contain butyrate. Butyrate is also known to boost the metabolism in human body.Many people think that fats are harmful to their body. However, up to certain extent fat are important to develop muscles. They also provide energy to the body. Natural fats also ensure that you feel full for more…

Stories of Hope: Drilling Into My Skull and Injecting Stem Cells Helped My Stroke

By Richa VermaLife on one hand seems all bright and beautiful. And when faced with an irreversible ailment with no visible room for recovery, then it seems like uncertainty has had a tight grip on life. Ailments like cancers of all kind, immune system and blood disorders and chronic brain and spine injuries all pose a threat to life. And in the recent times, cord blood stem cell has been the only miracle cure that has been successfully combating the list of dangerous and untreatable ailments and recording victory.Such is the story of Evelyn Hilton, who was a brave heart to volunteer for stem cell transplant to treat her brain condition. The lady at 58 witnessed a stroke back in 2014. Going by her account, it was a weekend and she doesn't recall graphic details about the stroke. But she confirms it was a painful one and it prohibited all the movement to the left side of her body. Struggling with this condition, Evelyn wasn't ready to give up, as she had a list of things to ach…

Cord Blood Banking for Potential Future Transplantation

By Richa VermaDespite all the planning and caution, life seems to be unpredictable at one phase or the other! And it's mostly, when individuals are faced with a health crisis, where the ailment at hand is chronic and irreversible. Humans try to secure the health of their children and loved ones in many ways. One such way that has gained popularity owing to its growing success rate, is cord blood stem cell transplant. Today, it is considered to be a miracle cure for diseases that previously doctors considered as dead-end.The use of UCB (Umbilical Cord Blood) as a rich source for cord blood stem cells have expanded in the past decade. Today, it is already a successful practice for treating children who are suffering from haematological malignancies. Furthermore, there's also the use of double UCB and minimized-intensity transplantation platforms that have also played its part in this expansion. In the recent times, the registry-based evaluation and the end-to-end multi-center a…