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Today's Inspirational Quote:
"You have to accept things in order to be happy. One of the biggest things you have to accept is that if you're not happy, it doesn't have to be that way... but you, and only you, have the power to change your life for the better."
-- Doe Zantamata
Today's Featured Article, Website or Blog:
The Connection Between Smoking and High Blood Pressure
Let's get this out of the way right up front: combiningsmoking and high blood pressure is a terrible idea. How couldit be otherwise? Smoking is basically long-term Russian Roulette; we all knowthat, even if we don't care to admit it. And piling a secondstressor on top of hypertension is an accident waiting tohappen.Now, as bad as smoking is, we don't know for sure that it's acontributing cause of high blood pressure, although somestudies suggest that heavy smokers are more likely to develophypertension. We do know, however, that it makes high bloodpressure worse.Let's look at how that works, and what you can do about it: The Connection Between Smoking and High Blood Pressure
Did you Know...
... that today is the birthday of Dr. Pepper? Charles Alderton, American inventor of the Dr. Pepper soft drink, was born in 1857 in Brooklyn, New York. While working as a soda clerk in 1885 at the Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas, Charles concocted the soda fountain syrup that later became known as Dr. Pepper. Trivia fans: His customers originally asked for the drink by asking Alderton to shoot them a