Psychiatric literature indicates that approximately 360,000 hospital admissions in the U.S. annually are the direct result of self-inflicted medical trauma related to Munchausen Syndrome.
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Traveling long distances in cars and planes over the holidays or anytime could put you at risk for deep vein thrombosis - potentially deadly blood clots in the deep veins of the lower legs and thighs.
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I get this question a lot, “Dr. Joe, what’s your opinion on flu shots?” My short answer is, “They are dangerous and ineffective and therefore, without exception, you and your loved ones should avoid them at all costs...including vaccinations.” If they don’t believe me or want to “argue” about this incredibly hot topic, I simply tell them it's presently a freedom choice, but ...<< MORE >>
It seems that the Blood Type diet and all its variations are once again the thing to try. They’re based on a radically different un-researched approach to determining the best diet specifically for you and your blood type.
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Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but everyone knows that those who are conventionally attractive enjoy certain benefits that others don't. Aside from the obvious, such as the ridiculous salaries of some models and actors, even normally good looking people can put their attractiveness to use when trying to get help in a store or talk their way out of ...<< MORE >>
The largest teachers union in Canada, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO), passed a resolution requiring that cellphones in classrooms be turned off. The message behind the EFTO ruling; it's time to protect school-age children and teachers by turning off cell phones during school time. This is no small move for the 76,000 elementary teachers from Ontario who make up the ETFO.
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Pesticide, the Mother of the Beast
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Yep, it sure can!
Stress and poor eating absolutely go hand in hand. A hectic lifestyle can leave you with little free time and plenty of exhaustion. For thousands of overworked, under-relaxed, sleep deprived Americans, grabbing a quick burger at McCrapples's or whatever that's not good for you and skipping exercise are not wise choices even though it feels like a survival necessity.... << MORE >>
Mindfulness can sometimes appear relatively simple (as in ‘just be’), but in fact it’s not so easy. Creating a mindful practice that leads to a mindful life requires you to change certain attitudes and behavior patterns that otherwise get in the way of you living mindfully.
To help you, here are some basic tips to make you aware of these necessary mindful mindsets and to help support you in ...<< MORE >>
Emotional intelligence involves understanding your emotions and the emotions of the people around you. Emotional awareness can help you in many different situations – at home, school, and work.
Below you’ll find a definition of emotional intelligence and the basic key traits of an emotionally intelligent person, as well as helpful strategies for using emotional ...<< MORE >>