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Depression

Myths About Your Brain

 February 26, 2013

Myths About Your Brain We have all heard how we never use all of our brains. Dr. Sanjay Gupta with CNN recently interviewed Dr. Deepak Chopra concerning the myths about our brain. Chopra stated that only 5 percent of our brain’s genes are actually from true gene mutations, or rather that’s what is inherited from […]

The World’s New Song

 January 22, 2013

The World’s New Song Years ago Louie Armstrong gave the world a beautiful song called What A Wonderful World. A few decades later, a great Hawaiian singer called Izzie did a remarkable remake of Louie Armstrong’s song. If you have never heard them, please go to iTunes and listen to the free sample songs. It […]

We Are Dying Earlier Than Other Countries

 January 18, 2013

We Are Dying Earlier Than Other Countries   Recently the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine released a new report titled “U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health”. The study was commissioned to find out why life expectancy in the United States is going downward compared to other countries who are […]

Cancer Screenings Fell In The Last 10 Years

 January 16, 2013

Cancer Screenings Fell In The Last 10 Years   A study which was supported by a National Cancer Institute fellowship revealed that in the last ten years, the United States population did not meet Healthy People 2010 (HP2010), except for colorectal cancer. This was published December 27, 2012 in Frontiers in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention. […]

The Super Brain

 January 11, 2013

The Super Brain   Have you read Deepak Chopra’s new book called Super Brain? If not, I would recommend it. Dr. Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi of Harvard Medical teamed up to bring to us ways that we can use our brain in order to make it better. They believe that the secret to improving our brain is to […]

Laugh Your Way To Better Health

 December 17, 2012

Laugh Your Way To Better Health We have all heard that “Laughter is the best medicine” but we all think that’s probably just a cliche. Well, it could be partially true. Laughter could be good medicine. A recent study performed by the University of Maryland had two sets of people watching movies. One set watched […]

Mother Teresa

 December 5, 2012

Mother Teresa This morning I heard on the news how a police officer did an “act of kindness” for a homeless man with no shoes. The officer had gone into a shoe store and bought the homeless man a pair of shoes so his feet would not be cold in the fallen temperatures of New […]

F.E.A.R.

 December 4, 2012

F.E.A.R.   Have you ever been up against something that seemed bigger than life itself? Most of us have and it is not a good feeling. Fear is an emotion that can cause us to experience adverse reactions such as fright, panic, dread, dismay, horror, terror, and cowardliness. It can stop us in our tracks […]

HUGGING

 September 17, 2012

HUGGING Have you ever felt like you just needed a hug? Have you ever felt like you wanted to hug someone but didn’t have the nerve to? It is amazing what science has proven to be true regarding our emotions and our health. It is scientifically proven that depression, sadness, grief, bitterness, envy, joy, happiness, […]

The Unseen Forces of Life

 July 27, 2012

The Unseen Forces of Life The other afternoon I decided to take Lucy, my dog, out and sit for a few minutes in the back yard. It was late afternoon and it looked as if we may have had a storm brewing to the north of us. I kept a close eye on Lucy because […]