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Posts made in January, 2018

Fibromyalgia: Disease Or Marketing Ploy?

By on Jan 29, 2018 in Other |

(AP) Two drugmakers spent hundreds of millions of dollars last year to raise awareness of a murky illness, helping boost sales of pills recently approved as treatments and drowning out unresolved questions – including whether it’s a real disease at all. Key components of the industry-funded buzz over the pain-and-fatigue ailment fibromyalgia are grants –...

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The WOW Factor

By on Jan 29, 2018 in HEALTH AND WELLNESS, INSPIRING STORIES, LIFE STYLE DESIGN |

By Dr. Leslie Hewitt What is a miracle? Whatever your belief system is, I think we can all agree that when we live authentically through our own unique gifts we experience an elevated heart-centered reality. Source energy (spirit, love, joy, appreciation, gratitude, and truth) moves through us so powerfully that synchronicity occurs, synergy magnifies, the perfect...

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Kurtis the Stock Boy and Brenda the Checkout Girl

By on Jan 29, 2018 in INSPIRING STORIES |

In a supermarket, Kurtis, the stock boy, was busily working when a new voice came over the loud speaker asking for a carry out at register. Kurtis was almost finished, and wanted to get some fresh air, and decided to answer the call. As he approached the check-out stand, a distant smile caught his eye, the new check-out girl was beautiful. She was an older woman...

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Blueprint For Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors

By on Jan 28, 2018 in HEALTH AND WELLNESS, INSPIRING STORIES, LIFE STYLE DESIGN |

Written By: Dr. Hardy What it is that is keeping you from living life to the fullest? A troubled marriage, perhaps? Anxiety, Depression? A drinking or weight problem? A dead end job? Feeling of inferiority, memories of an unhappy childhood, or guilt over past mistakes that you can’t seem to shake? If you contemplate this question, and if you realize that these...

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14-Year-Old Hit by Space Meteorite

By on Jan 28, 2018 in HEALTH AND WELLNESS, INSPIRING STORIES |

If you haven’t heard this story, keep reading.  In a bizarre case space of space matter making it’s way to earth, it hit a young man in the hand. Gerrit Blank, 14, was on his way to school when he saw “ball of light” heading straight towards him from the sky. A red hot, pea-sized piece of rock then hit his hand before bouncing off and causing a foot wide crater in...

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Vitamin D Deficit May Trigger MS Risk Gene

By on Jan 28, 2018 in 21st Century Nutrition, CHILDREN, PREGNANCY |

Written By: Robert Preidt THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) — A direct interaction between vitamin D and a common genetic variant may affect a person’s risk of multiple sclerosis, according to British and Canadian researchers who also said that vitamin D deficiency while in the womb and early in life may increase the risk of MS later in life. In the general...

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‘Love handles’ raise death risk

By on Jan 28, 2018 in 21st Century Nutrition, LIFE STYLE DESIGN, OBESITY |

Carrying extra fat around your middle dramatically increases your risk of early death, even if your overall weight is normal, say researchers. A study of almost 360,000 people from nine European countries found waist size a “powerful indicator” of risk. Each extra 2ins (5cm) raised the chance of early death by between 13% and 17%. The New England Journal of Medicine...

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9 Healthy Habits That Could Save Your Life

By on Jan 28, 2018 in 21st Century Nutrition, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, INSPIRING STORIES |

In fact, it’s been estimated that more than 90% of health problems that bring people into the doctor’s office are stress-related!  But while virtually all of us could benefit from adding healthy habits to our lifestyle, it’s harder to begin a new habit than it seems, especially when you’re already over scheduled and over-stressed! The following steps can help you...

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90% of disease is caused by stress.

By on Jan 28, 2018 in HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

By Kathleen Fackelmann, USA TODAY Firefighter Larry Cullison knows on-the-job stress too well. Like the time he and his crew tried — but failed — to rescue a 5-year-old girl from an inferno. Or the day he watched a fireman just one step in front of him plunge to a home’s basement after the floor gave way. Now, the 59-year-old firefighter from Warsaw, Ohio, is facing...

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Cheat Sheet–12 Food Additives to Avoid

By on Jan 28, 2018 in 21st Century Nutrition, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, NUTRITION |

By Jean Weiss for MSN Health & Fitness Whoever coined the term food additives had it all wrong. Including something new in a food doesn’t always add up to more, at least when it comes to your health. Studies that test the safety of additives are based on animal trials. It is difficult to deduce whether the results of an animal study equate to human health,...

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