Even more Tips to Lose Weight

7 Diet Secrets of the Stars Celebrities always look fabulous. Whether appearing in television or films or strutting down the red carpet during movie premiers and awards, they never cease to fascinate us with their larger than life presence. The truth is, it takes a lot of effort to look …

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No right to Kill yourself – No

I idolized Dr. Jack Kevorkian in the late 1980’s when he made his stand against the Courts ultimately all the way to his own conviction and incarceration for his convictions and his assisted suicides.  He believed suicide to be a personal right that belongs to everyone.  His attorney Jeffery Fieger’s …

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Insulin Resistance Syndrome

Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas that regulates the levels of glucose in the blood.  Insulin instructs cells in the liver, muscle and fat tissue to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle cells. Insulin resistance syndrome is a …

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Product Reviews Meal Substitutes Shakes

Meal replacement shakes have been around for quite a few years. A very popular meal replacement shake from the sixties was not nutritionally complete. This shake was a powdery fascimile of a milk shake and was quite tasteless. Many women trusted in this shake which tragically revealed itself to be …

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What are some Tips to help Empty Nest Parents Adjust when Children Leave Home

One more Saturday morning rolls around. It’s been three weeks since your daughter left for college. You sit across the breakfast table from your husband. Both of you seem absorbed in the morning paper, but behind its pages you stare off into space, feeling the loneliness. It’s called “empty nest …

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How People with Mental Illness are Impacted by the Recession

People with mental health problems are being hit hard by the European recession, a new study has found. Researchers from King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry say that unemployment among the mentally ill is almost double that of the general population and that, since 2006, the unemployment rate for this …

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How to Reduce Anxiety

Your heart starts pounding like you’ve run a marathon, your breathing becomes shallow and labored, you feel dizzy, you are hot and cold at the same time, you feel clammy, sweat, and want to run. These are all common anxiety symptoms that are brought on by our body’s natural ‘fight …

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How you can create a food pyramid that is right for you

The familiar Food Pyramid diagram was discontinued in 2011 by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). It was replaced by what is thought of as a more understandable diagram called MyPlate. It is very difficult to grasp proportions and appropriate servings in a triangular shape and using a circular diagram …

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How Laxatives Work

My father used to swear that all he had to do was hold the bottle of Senekot in his hand and he “had to go.” And my mother had a hard time walking through a public library without making a trip to the restroom because “just the sight of all …

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Benefits of a Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage has become popular in spas around the world as spa goers look for new alternatives for traditional body massage. The massage uses smooth stones that are heated and then placed on the body or used to massage parts of the body to relieve tension and pain, and …

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