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Jane’s mum assembling Magi ... by Jane .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:13am Jane’s mum assembling Magic Mitts with tender loving care. I’ve written about vitamin D before and I feel that it’s worth writing about it again. More and more studies are showing what a major part it plays in our health. Consider this, if we have enough vitamin D in our system, it acts as a much more efficient deterrent to the flu than ... Read on »
Alternative Diets by Embracefire Posted Fri 23 Jul 2010 11:15am This week’s FitPoint is Alternative Dieting. Many health conscious individuals may be Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free dieters or employ other alternatives to the normal dieting habits even semi-regularly, and we want to hear about them! What are the health benefits of the way you eat, and why did you decide to eat this way? What is your fav ... Read on »
Health Headlines - June 23 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm WHO: Bird flu virus mutated in Indonesia A World Health Organization investigation showed that the H5N1 virus mutated in an Indonesian family cluster on Sumatra island, but bird flu experts insisted Friday it did not increase the possibility of a human pandemic. The virus that infected eight members of a family last month — killing seve ... Read on »
Top Tips for the Newly Vegan (or Health Conscious) Eater by Nada Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 3:13pm Thanks for all the kind words about my half-marathon – it was a truly unforgettable experience and I’m glad you all enjoyed reading the re-cap as much as I did writing it! Anyways, on to the topic du jour. I (along with vegans everywhere I’m sure) am met with a spectrum of reactions from people when I tell them about my diet and lifestyle c ... Read on »
Empathy, Taxes, Personal Responsibility, and Healthcare Reform – A Timely Debate by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 11:39pm My previous post examined the how empathy (i.e., the ability to put oneself in the shoes of another), which is often lacking from the healthcare reform debate, ought to be an essential ingredient in the decisions our country makes. My discussion about the need for greater empathy triggered a contentious debate on another blog. Following is the de ... Read on »
Top 30 Health and Fitness Books by Erin W. Posted Fri 07 Feb 2014 10:05am ( Tip: Hover over this image to pin to Pinterest to save for future reference! ) I am always looking for a good book to dive into.  Lately, I’ve been ditching my typical Nicholas Sparks type books and picking up reads that actually educate me about overall health, nutrition and fitness.  Although it’s fun to feel the romance and shed ... Read on »
The Denial of Mystery and the Use of Medication to Replace Personal and Social Responsibility by Ron Unger Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 May 2012 1:45pm I believe the question of whether to medicate or not cannot be kept separate from the question of whether or not to consider individuals responsible for their own state of mind, as well as their behavior.  That in turn cannot be kept separate from the related question of what it really means for a human being to be “responsible,” and the quest ... Read on »
Be happy to know people warm by sunnyie1978 Posted Tue 17 Dec 2013 2:41am Life , you know warm, wonderful ; should be strong, trust and dignity. Do not decadent, emptiness still confused , or even find a reason to spoil yourself and hurt yourself. Life's long road , there is always sad when tired , do not agree with those fake cool and alternative variation , it is nothing to find out those who indulge their excuse ... Read on »
Worthiness, Socialized Medicine, and Individual Responsibility by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:27pm My last post examined the questions: Who is worthy of having adequate health insurance and high-value (safe, cost-effective) care; what makes them deserving? And who, on the other hand, is unworthy; what makes them undeserving? I linked to this post on another forum, which led to an interesting conversation about personal responsibility. Follow ... Read on »
Frightened By What To Hand Out For A Halloween Treat? Here Are Some Healthy Alternatives by MySuperFoods Posted Mon 07 Oct 2013 12:17pm As a healthy-minded individual, Halloween is one of those times during the year when I feel my moral compass spinning around for a moment before I need to decide what to do. Being a nutrition and health coach, I need to walk my talk and set the example for others, rather than live hypocritically and not practice what I preach to clients. Ha ... Read on »