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Depression, Addiction, Robin Williams and You

  The untimely passing of Robin Williams has shined a very bright and necessary light upon the diseases of addiction and depression. The comedian and beloved actor was widely regarded for his one-of-a-kind style and talents...

Diet Buddies: Daniel Plan Days 3 and 4

Though I have my doubts that any of you were devastated by the lack of a post yesterday (since I use this space to complain for a few hundred words) I am back with the...

Good Diet Day – Daniel Plan Journal Day 2

  I had a good diet day. This was an unexpected development after the horrible first day my wife and I experience yesterday, We are attempting  to make it through the "40 Days to a Healthier...

Bad Diet Idea? Daniel Plan Journal Day 1

I really think this is a bad diet idea. This has not been a good day. I started the Daniel Plan today (this was written yesterday, July 21), and I am starting to regret gaining...

Sitting Down, Cancer Risk Up

  Needed more convincing that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful for your health? Researchers from the University of Regensburg's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in Germany have discovered a connection between sitting down for long...

Anti – Stroke, Pro – tein

  A study published in the journal, Neurology, reports that diets heavy in protein will lower blood pressure, and in turn, minimize the possibility of stroke. The Nanjing University School of Medicine in China conducted the...

Teenagers and Smoking: No Thanks

  In 1991, the percentage of teenagers who admitted to smoking cigarettes was at 27.5%, but a recent revelation gives hope for the future health and well-being of our country. According to a biennial survey conducted by the...

U.S. Diabetes Cases Rise at Alarming Rate

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the latest figures in what appears to be a losing battle against new cases of diabetes: from 2010-2012, three million people were diagnosed with the...

Miracle Twins Give Each Other Space in Boston

A Boston mother-to-be feared for the worst when she went into labor after only 24 weeks of pregnancy with her twin boys. When Lindalva DaSilva arrived at Tufts Medical Center, the doctors had only one...

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Weeknight Meal: One Pot Pasta

I love one pot and one pan meals. With such a hectic schedule, there’s not much time in my day to dedicate to cooking...

4 Tips to Handling Stress Following a Car Accident

Did you know that stress could cause negative effects to your body, brain and behavior? Headaches, sleeplessness, upset stomach, irritability, and alcohol abuse are...

3 foods that can ward off a cold

There’s no doubt about it, its officially cold and flu season, and while it’s a great idea to go out and get a flu...

Celebrities do their part for breast cancer awareness

October was “Breast Cancer Awareness” month, a time each year when celebrities speak out about their own struggles with the terrible disease. Here are...

Three Different UK Social Work Careers You May Want to Consider

Jobs in social work can take on many forms. Each one is often vital in ensuring that those in need receive the care that...