Found on Upworthy, Shared by WPSN
Women’s Place of South Niagara provides services and programs - not to mention housing - to women and children who are experiencing abuse. It has educational programs where staff members travel to schools speaking to teenagers about dating violence, and its shelters and services hundreds of people each year.
The Facebook page is here to build a community of support, share news, and post information on where you can get help. Also, funding to vital programs that help the victims of domestic abuse are being drastically cut, so it’s more important than ever to show that these services are needed in communities everywhere.
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Sleep, together with exercise and nutrition, form the three pillars of health. Across the developed world the quantity and quality of sleep we obtain is falling. But why is sleep so important to our physical and…
“A greater risk of major illness for one! A survey of 18,000 adults in the US in 2007 revealed that those who slept less than 6 hours a night were 23% more likely to be obese than those sleeping 7 to 9 hours a night. This rose to 50% in 5-hour sleepers and 73% in 4 hours sleepers. Boston School of Medicine also revealed that those who slept less than 5 hours a night were 2.5 times more likely to develop diabetes versus 7 to 8 hours sleepers. Furthermore a study by UCL and Warwick Universities found that the risk of dying of fatal heart disease doubles among people who cut the hours of sleep from 7 to 5 hours.”