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Questions About Grief That People Are Scared to Ask

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Is Halotherapy (Salt Therapy) Worthwhile?

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Mental Health and The American Male

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Pumpkin, cranberries and other food traditions should grace your table more often Written by Emma Penrod Turkey is a given. Not only is it great for Thanksgiving, but it’s great for your health, and as such it’s fortunate that turkey is part of America’s year-round cuisine. But some of turkey’s fruit and vegetable companions are …

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ketamine

People suffering from treatment-resistant depression, chronic pain, PTSD or suicidal tendencies are finding relief through a drug originally developed in the 1960s as a anesthetic. The drug is called ketamine. Ketamine continues to grow in popularity as an option for alleviating depression and other maladies. Clinics that administer the drug have opened around the country. …

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5 Tips for Managing Diabetes

5 Tips for Managing Diabetes Submitted by the Calorie Control Council According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age rose from 4.7 percent in 1980 to 8.5 percent in 2014. A 2016 Harris Poll conducted for the Calorie Control Council* revealed 20 percent of …

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How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

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dessert sugary

Recent studies conclude that high glucose levels can negatively affect memory and impair cognition. One study of more than 4,200 people, conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine, found that those who consumed more sugary drinks had poorer memory and reduced overall brain volume, particularly in the area of the brain that stores short-term …

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Grief

If you were in conversation with grief what would you ask? What would you be curious about? Grief shows up in ways that we cannot imagine. It likes to grab you, hold you, and sometimes, if you’re not careful, keep you in its grip. Yes, when you meet grief, identify it as grief; you have …

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Bureaucracy healthcare

By Robert E. Grant, CONCIERGE KEY Health Founder and CEO The history of the U.S. government meddling in healthcare is long, dating back at least as far as the early 1900s, when special interest groups began lobbying politicians to reduce competition and increase favorable legislation. Since then, the U.S. healthcare sector has been subject to …

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Written by Jane Nelsen, EdD; Joy Marchese, MA, CPDT, and Kristina Bill One problem with praise and rewards is that they work. Not only that; kids love both, and will often behave better to receive them. Yikes! But hang on, what are our children learning long-term? They are learning to “behave” well to receive validation …

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obesity pharmacotherapy

Once someone chooses to lose weight, the thought of losing the most weight in the shortest period is often the expectation. It may or may not be realistic, and the motivation may be different for each individual, but overall the common request from my patient is this: “Doctor, what is the magic pill?” My experience …

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helping addicts

One of the hardest situations that a family can face is having a loved one suffering from addiction. Families face a huge dilemma, in which they want to show love and support for their suffering loved one, but that loved one isn’t getting better and often seems to be getting worse. The question families need …

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