Published June 30, 2017, evonews.com By Christine King This year’s 10th Anniversary of Street Sense winning the coveted Kentucky Derby offered me the honor and pleasure of visiting his owner, Ida Mae Tafel. She and her husband, James Tafel began their equestrian enterprise after James retired as CEO...

Published June 27, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King The American Academy of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery reported some very interesting numbers recently: Thirty-one percent of  men are “extremely likely” to consider either a surgical or non-invasive cosmetic procedure. And of that 31 percent, 58 percent of these men are...

Published May 23, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King Oh, the terrible boss! Many of us work as hard as we can to deal with a manager or supervisor who is truly off the rails, though sometimes we’re pushed too far — think of the characters on the...

Published May 18, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King A one-year-old girl was found unresponsive on Tuesday in a bucket of water in the backyard of her north Phoenix, Arizona, home. Her parents are gardeners — and had accidentally left the bucket out. Phoenix fire officials said the parents...

Published May 17, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King The World Health Organization issued a warning back in 2014 that “energy drinks could cause public health problems.” That was three years ago. Now a healthy teenager, who was 16 and in high school, is dead after ingesting three highly...

Published April 6, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King Plants are living, breathing elements in our environment. They serve as magical treasures to help us in unexpected and perhaps unnoticed ways. Do you notice the beauty of plants around you? If not, it’s time to smell the roses (to borrow...

Published April 5, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King Women have an innate need for female friends. They are our vaults, our confidants, our advisers — and they sometimes lead us to trouble, albeit fun and mischievous. These friends are essential for women to be happy, connected, and healthy....

Published May 2, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King You’ve made the quantum leap to be healthy and fit. Your partner, on the other hand, wants little or nothing to do with it — and is on the couch, eating pizza and ice cream. The sizes of your clothes...

Published April 25, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King Do you ever stop to reflect on the words you just blurted out to the person you’re with — and what these words mean? Ever realize that these words are often the truest reflections of your hard-won personal wisdom, strong...

Published April 21, 2017, LifeZette.com By Christine King Serena Williams is one of the world’s best tennis players. Although she may have announced her pregnancy online by accident (oops!), the 35-year-old athlete is 20 weeks along and will miss the remainder of the 2017 professional tennis season. Kelly...