April 11, 2015 / 2014 / March / FridayRoundup


submitted March 28, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

Most U.S. Women Wouldn't Know A Stroke If They Saw Or Felt One from NPR
When it comes to treating a stroke victim, every minute counts. Each moment that passes without treatment increases the likelihood of permanent damage or death. So the first steps to getting help are being able to spot a stroke in yourself or others and knowing how to respond.

How To Become The Person You Were Meant To Be from MindBodyGreen
You want to be successful. You know you were put on this earth to contribute to the world in a big way. So you slave away for long hours, sacrifice time with your family and friends, and put all of your energy into helping others. One day, when you’re successful, it will pay off. One day, you can slow down and relax. One day, you’ll make the contribution you were meant to make.

Parents Who Explain Dangers To Their Children Have A Better Chance At Keeping Them Safe from Medical Daily
Many everyday objects that we take for granted pose a potential danger of injury or even death for young children. However, it’s impossible for a parent to supervise their children 24/7, and kids often turn a deaf ear to their parents' long-winded orders of what not to do.

This is your brain on knitting from CNN.com Health
Her physician diagnosed her with post-traumatic stress disorder and extreme anxiety. Her husband gave her knitting needles. Huerta was skeptical at first. Knitting seemed silly -- and difficult for hands she could never seem to keep still. But as she learned to knit and purl, hours melted away.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!