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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

The Power of Positive Self-Talk

Positive self-talk has been a cornerstone of psychology for decades. Many have proven that you can talk yourself in or out of positive or negative feelings and behaviors. It is only recently that researchers have tried to determine if positive self-talk can actually improve athletic performance, especially as it relates to overall... Read moreChevron

posted 05/01/2015, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Worried About BPA? Play It Safe.

A study published last fall on the Web site of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a division of the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine) draws an interesting (and potentially scary) connection between three... Read moreChevron


HealthGal, Health Guide

Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Unhealthy Habit: Just One Hour of TV Daily Can Yield Obese Child

When I was growing up I was only allowed to watch TV on the weekends, until about age 10.  Even the weekend viewing hours were tremendously limited, with outdoor playtime taking up most daytime hours.  At 10 years old I was able to watch for 30 minutes a day after homework and chores, and each year of age was then accompanied by 30... Read moreChevron

posted 05/01/2015, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

Alzheimer's Caregiver

Nickel Allergies May Result in Weight Gain in Menopausal Women

The changes in women’s bodies during menopause can cause a variety of issues to emerge. For instance, a seemingly innocuous metal – nickel – can throw a middle-age woman’s body out of whack.

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posted 04/30/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

Intermittent Fasting Is Good Stress for Diabetes Management

Intermittent fasting is natural and healthful. Starvation may be natural, but it won’t make us healthier, wealthier, or wiser.


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