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Seven Steps to Health
Seven Steps to Health

Protect yourself and your family. By knowing and acting on these Seven Steps to Health, you can help prevent cancer: 1. Choose to be a non-smoker and avoid second-hand smoke. 2. Choose a variety of lower-fat, high fibre foods. Maintain a healthy body weight and limit your alcohol intake. 3. Protect yourself and your family […]

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Pamper Yourself for Better Health
Pamper Yourself for Better Health

Can a bubble bath reduce your risk of heart disease? Could a manicure ease your asthma symptoms or a soothing massage prevent your next cold? Simple, stress-reducing activities could have a positive impact on your health. Doctors have long known that stress plays a large role in the health and well being of all of […]

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We’ve All Got Issues
We’ve All Got Issues

Media Thanks to SoulPancake Behind every face is a person struggling. When the facades drop, we’re left on level ground: every one of us human, all facing challenges and carrying scars. What does it take to trust someone enough to show them who we really are? Will they scrutinize and judge? The fear can be great, […]

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Fats: For Your Health
Fats: For Your Health

The body needs a certain amount of fat in the diet. It stores fat to serve as a quick energy source and to protect important organs. However, all fats and oils are high in calories. Fats provide 9 calories for each gram contained in food, while protein and carbohydrates each provide only 4 calories. While […]

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Laugh a little: It’s good for your health
Laugh a little: It’s good for your health

Had a good laugh recently? Need one? Stressful days can invite comic relief. Doctors realize that laughter can enhance physical and mental health. Now it seems even looking forward to laughter can be good for you. WebMD reports that Lee Berk, MD, a University of California Irvine medical professor, and his associates have for years […]

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Focus on Colon Health
Focus on Colon Health

More than half of North Americans over 50 will, at some time in their life, suffer from the colon condition known as diverticulosis. Jean, 58, a wife, mother and grandmother decided that after three days of fever and excruciating pain in her stomach that enough was enough. As much as she hated going to the […]

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Total Heart Health for Women
Total Heart Health for Women

The human heart is made up of muscle tissue and is hollow so it can serve as a temporary reservoir for blood. The heart’s function over your lifetime is to keep your blood circulating through the arteries, veins, and capillaries of your body. If you achieve normal life expectancy, your heart will beat about 3.5 […]

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Self-worth Issues
Self-worth Issues

Women typically suffer from low self-esteem. They seek to increase self-worth through the approval of others or from achieving goals. Raising children, building a career and/or fulfilling the role of a wife can become the basis for a woman’s identity. Unfortunately, when menopause comes along – the physical changes and roles are affected greatly. Children […]

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Forgiveness Can Be Good for Your Health
Forgiveness Can Be Good for Your Health

Got lingering anger, stress or high blood pressure? You may need to forgive someone (or to be forgiven yourself). That’s the conclusion of an increasing number of social scientists. Religion has long held that forgiveness is an important component of a fruitful life. A recent Christianity Today article outlined secular research that also supports its […]

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