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Stress Effects and Mindfulness Meditation

Stress Effects and Mindfulness Meditation

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Every year since 2005, Gallup has surveyed over 150,000 people about their levels of positive and negative feelings. Last year the level of stress experienced across the world matched 2017 which Gallup named the “darkest year for humanity in more than a decade.” Fifty-five percent of Americans said they experience stress “a lot of the...

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Nanodrugs

Nanodrugs

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

Nanodrugs have been around for some time. In fact, over 250 drugs using nanotechnology that  have been approved by the FDA and are in clinical use. The name nanodrug or nanopharmaceuticals refers to the size of the particle that is created to house the medication. A nano is very tiny: nanoparticles are between 1 and 100 nanometers in at least one of its...

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Get More Broccoli In Your Diet

Get More Broccoli In Your Diet

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 in Blog | 2 comments

If you are looking for a vegetable to add to your diet, broccoli may be your best bet. It is rich in Vitamin K and C and also has 2.5 grams of protein per cup. Also, its total carb count is low only 3.5 grams in a cup. Here is a diabetes-friendly broccoli recipe – a wonderful way to get your vegetables! Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Tahini...

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Nobody Ever Knocked on the Pipes

Nobody Ever Knocked on the Pipes

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019 in Blog, Kidney stones, Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

by Peigi Chace* Warning: The story below contains references to unpleasant subjects, including carsickness, infection, and a suffering kidney, and may not be suitable for all readers. I felt fine. My friend Andy and I were rolling down the highway in my little red car on the way to Virginia. Andy supplied the snacks and the selection of music. Because Andy...

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Eat, Drink and Watch Out! Food Safety

Eat, Drink and Watch Out! Food Safety

Posted by on Jun 22, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Surveillance of food safety is challenging for a number of reasons. One is that food borne illness is under-reported–people just experience the vomiting and diarrhea and chalk it up to a “stomach bug” or “food poisoning” without going to the doctor and being tested. But the Centers for Disease Control have conducted research,...

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