Wise Choices Or Just The Latest Fad?

  I remember oat bran…. It burst upon the scene in the late 1980s with promises of helping us to be healthier in several ways, including lowering cholesterol.  Before we knew it, oat bran seemed to be in everything! There was oat bran garlic bread, oat bran muffins, oat bran animal cookies, oat bran brownies,…
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Health Care After Doomsday

On December 21, 2012, my wife and I happened to wake up at 4:00am.  As we were talking, the power went out. Being familiar with apocalyptic predictions for that date based on the Mayan calendar, we looked at each other with an eerie feeling.  I said, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” As you probably…
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The Health Benefits Of Gratitude (beyond Thanksgiving)

Thanksgiving is over.  Now what?  Where does all that gratefulness go?  Do we just move on and dive right into Christmas shopping? I once overheard this comment on a bus in New York City on Thanksgiving Day:  “There should be 364 days a year of thanks-giving and one day for griping.”  What a wonderful idea!…
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The Future Of Healthcare: Patient Choice

My wife and I recently saw the powerful documentary, “Escape Fire – the fight to rescue American healthcare”. The film portrays a healthcare structure that’s designed for quick fixes rather than prevention or cure and is profit-driven rather than patient-driven.  One message that came through loud and clear to us is that healthcare needs to…
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