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Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Illness, Injury Should Slow (or Stop) Your Exercise Routine

Do you love to exercise or do you feel you must exercise on a regular basis? What if you’re sick or injured? During these times, you may want to push yourself to exercise, but will it make you feel better? Or could you cause yourself further harm? It depends.   Let’s start off with being ill. If you don’t have a fever,... Read moreChevron
posted 04/23/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

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Fitness Expert

Music Therapy: An Untapped Resource for a Better Life Outlook?

I am a fan of the use of music as therapy. I'm a fan of music, period. But music therapy is an actual therapeutic modality used in clinical settings along with art therapy and other means of therapeutic expression. Cool, right? I know!   In admiration of this, I've often thought about the skillful use of music in a more mainstream way - the... Read moreChevron
posted 04/21/2014, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

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Post Chemotherapy Cognitive Impairment

Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel laureate writer who died this week, suffered from dementia that his brother Jaime Garcia Marquez attributed to chemotherapy used to treat lymphatic cancer. The Columbian novelist who wrote wonderful novels including One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, died following... Read moreChevron
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Spring Allergies and the Pollen Vortex

Stock up on tissues and antihistamines! If you thought the polar vortex was bad, prepare for the pollen vortex. The 50 million Americans who live with seasonal allergies may be in for a very intense spring pollen season.   We are just coming out of a winter that seemed to never end. The mid-Atlantic region of North America was held captive... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

Caffeine May Prevent Alzheimer’s by Halting Tau Protein Growth

Several studies have shown that coffee offers protective benefits to our health with its high antioxidant rating. Now, another study has shored up the evidence that our morning cup of coffee is not just another beverage. Coffee may help protect the brain from Alzheimer’s.   The study was jointly led by Dr. Christa E. Müller of the... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|

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