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Delving into the Delectable World of Scottish Shortbread Cookies

When it comes to comfort treats that have stood the test of time, Scottish shortbread cookies reign supreme. These simple yet utterly delicious treats have a rich history, an exquisite taste, and a unique charm that has captivated taste buds around the world for centuries. Let's take a journey back in time to explore the origins of Scottish shortbread cookies, the varieties that have evolved over the years, and the simple elegance of their ingredients. The origins of Scottish shortbread cookies can be traced back to medieval times in Scotland. Initially known as "biscuit bread," these delightful treats were made from leftover bread dough enriched with sugar and spices. Over time, as ingredients became more accessible, the recipe evolved into what we now recognize as shortbread. During the 16th century, shortbread was considered a luxury only enjoyed by the wealthy due to the high cost of its ingredients. It was often served during special occasions and holidays. Ove

HELP Cancer Patients - (the Giveaway)

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Unfortunately no one met the four requirements about the Giveaway. 
The HELP Cancer Patient post, had only 9 comments from which none followed the giveaway instructions, which were:

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  1. Eva: I am so sorry no one answered.

    I'm even sorrier that I can't help. I don't do facebook or twitter and I don't have a blog (yet.. I'm playing with the thought.)

    We have had so many in our family die of cancer.... breast, pancreatic, melanoma and the list goes on.
    At the moment I'm waiting to hear if the tumor in my arm is cancerous.

    I will be praying that you have a rush of comments that fill the criteria.

    God Bless you for doing this.

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    While some cancers such as breast cancer appear to be genetic, there are also environmental risk factors that we can address as a form of prevention. Preventive measures include: good nutrition; no smoking; limit alcohol use, exposure to sunlight, exposure to radiation, and occupational toxins such as asbestos. When these are part of our environment we can practice moderation, while we advocate for improvements in the environment. Schedule regular doctor appointments because early detection is key to maintaining wellness.

  3. I think many young adults do not comprehend the seriousness of the disease. I don't think a person should wait until their middle adulthood to start thinking about the seriousness of a healthy lifestyle. Although many forms of cancer may not be identified until middle adulthood, a person should not put off annual exams and other types of examinations that can potentially help them in the later years. Many particular liefstyles, i.e.: smoking, diet, exposure to cancer causing agents such as sunlight may raise their chances of coming down with such a disease. It's important that as a young adult, a person should take into consideration all the consequences of what such a lifestyle can potentially lead too, whether it is good or bad. Starting awareness early in life and once all the psychological factors come into play, such as making choices involving every day matters, will eventually lead to a longer and healthier life span. Environment can also play a big part in an individual's health and can be a result of having a bad illness. It's important to realize the envireonment you live in. Figure out ways to make it better and safer in every aspect to lower your risk of any illnesses.

  4. I agree. Many people do not adopt a healthy lifestyle and continue to believe in personal fables from their youth that make them think such diseases will never happen to them. As noted in my Dev Psych class this semester, as we age, diseases like cancer are more likely to impact our lives. For example, as a child, I experimented with smoking cigarettes and ended up smoking for many years before I finally had the willpower to quit. It is key to educate and set examples for folks to follow from a young age when bad habits may develop. Awareness and following up on regular check-ups with doctors is an important part of preventing illnesses such as cancer. My dear friend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She caught it early and is doing all she can to fight it. Despite the healthy lifestyle she leads, she was a victim and her case highlights that working with health care providers to get regular checkups is needed to stay as healthy as we can be.
    Best Regards,

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