Archive for Cynthia Hall

Since a little girl, I was always fascinated with news stories. Instead of things on television that most people my age watched, I automatically gravitated toward current happenings and trends. In addition to Olympia Washington, I spend a good deal of time writing about other popular cities in the North America. Outside of writing, my husband and three dogs are my life. Although I spend hours researching and writing, I always take time out of my busy schedule to enjoy life with those I love most. [email protected]

HPV Vaccination Could Have Probably Prevented the Majority of Cervical and Oropharyngeal Cancers in US Over the Past Decade

It appears that HPV-related cancers on the rise in the United States. While that, alone is of some concern, this data exacerbates the fight against cancer as many strains of HPV—the Human Papillomavirus—have been linked with a variety of cancers. This includes, of course, cervical cancer but also head and neck cancers as well. In […]

ADP National Employment Report Says Job Market Improving in US

The recent ADP National Employment report seems to have some good news.  According to the report, approximately 172,000 people found new employment in the private sector since June.  Of course, this is about 1,000 lower than the same metric in May, but the fact that people are finding work is a welcomed change from years […]

Hillary Clinton Announces New 3-Month Education Loan Repayment Hiatus Plan

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced plans to propose a new federal loan repayment plan which will allow those with student loans to have a guaranteed three month hiatus—after graduation—to refinance their loans into a more favorable repayment contract. Clinton has long made loan refinancing a significant component of her plan to make college more […]

New Numbers Say US Job Market—Especially Service Sector—Back on the Rise Again

It has been a tough few years for the American job market, but things do seem to be improving. As a matter of fact, it seems the US service-sector has grown by leaps and bounds in just the last month. According to the Institute for Supply Management, the nonmanufacturing purchasing managers index rose 56.5 point […]

Can Vagus Nerve Stimulation Prevent the Development of Rheumatoid Arthritis

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis may soon be clapping their hands in joy as a new study says vagus nerve stimulation showed “robust” response.  More specifically, the study suggests that implanting a device in the body which can stimulate the vagus nerve could provide significant improvement in joint pain relief. Rheumatoid arthritis, of course, is […]

Is The Annual Pelvic Exam For Women Really Necessary? Studies Say “Not at All”

According to the United States Preventative Services Task Force, women may not need to get the annual pelvic exam that the medical industry has long recommended. The USPSTF is an independent—and volunteer—panel of national experts who contribute preventive health care recommendations that are based on evidence gathered from all scientific studies available. USPSTF member Francisco […]

Can Dogs Detect Diabetes In Your Scent?

It is commonly known that the canine is Man’s Best Friend, but science is now saying that a dog in the home could be more useful than just for companionship.  A new study says that the level of a chemical found in human breath could provide an accurate warning sign of low blood sugar levels, […]

Can Electricity Help Make a Low-Calorie Milk Chocolate ? That Actually Tastes Good ?

Research out of Temple University shows that a novel approach to food manufacturing could lower the fat percentage of milk chocolate. The researchers say that subjecting milk chocolate to electric currents can lower the fat content by as much as 20 percent. Apparently, work on this study began in 2012. At the time, researchers were […]

Eight Fun Things to Do in Olympia

Whether you currently live in Olympia or have an upcoming visit planned, this beautiful city has much to offer. Although the list is quite extensive, following are just a few options worth consideration. 1. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge – If you enjoy nature and the great outdoors, this wildlife refuge is perfect. There, you can […]

The Blue Man Group Coming to Seattle

Founded in 1987, the Blue Man Group started out as three college friends who together, made a life-altering decision. Determined to have a life of meaning and purpose, Chris Wink, Matt Goldman, and Phil Stanton created their own path to success and happiness. With all three men being highly creative, they came up with a […]

Formerly Conjoined Twins in Lacey Achieve Independence

Turning 16 years of age, Kathleen and Charity Lincoln are celebrating independence. Born as conjoined twins, the last surgery was completed almost three years ago, making them among the first set of twins to undergo separation. Although the girls have faced numerous challenges, they are both happy, healthy, and excited for the future. When born, […]

Owner of Mediterranean Breeze Shares His Love for Turkish Cuisine

The owner of Mediterranean Breeze in Olympia, Mehmet Sipahioglu has a genuine passion for Turkish food. His signature wood-fired cooking made completely from scratch has people in Washington State talking. Located just off Harrison Avenue, guests enjoy a wide range of menu options. Sipahioglu has years of experience in the restaurant and food service industry. […]

Stanford Research Suggests Embryo “Squishiness” Implies Higher Viability

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a scientific process which provides childbearing options to people whose natural options might not be so forgiving. For this process, though, scientists have to choose the right embryo to fertilize if they want to expect the successful gestation of a healthy baby. A new study suggests that choosing the right […]