Scottsdale, Arizona - Olive oil used in place of other fats can lower your risk of heart disease by reducing your blood cholesterol level.

Rochester, Minnesota - Possibly. Exercise has many known benefits, including reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, strengthening the bones and muscles, and reducing stress.

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - The Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC] reports that hard-driving Tiger Woods managed to get a “birdie” on the eighth hole at Florida’s PGA National Golf Club's Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens during the recent Honda Classic recently. 

Scottsdale, Arizona - If you're celebrating with a special valentine this week, you might want to try this chocolate cake recipe. Cocoa powder, hot coffee and fat-free yogurt are just some of the ingredients.

Los Angeles, California - As a City Councilman, Mayor, and Congressman, I have always promoted urban or community gardening. Not only is it beneficial for the health and cost-conscious, it promotes community engagement and awareness.  It transforms otherwise empty and oddly shaped lots into community assets.  And it's easy:  even concrete slabs can be covered with easily available and instant soil and grass overlays.

Rochester, Minnesota - During a flight I saw a child inconsolably crying; she had been denied a second lollipop. Her dad, keeping her in his lap, was valiantly using his work-in-progress skills. He seemed patient and kind, but no matter his efforts, he could not reach her. Her world had turned upside down at the prospect of a frustrated reward that she claimed to be rightfully hers.