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October 13, 2017

Is Poor Nutrition Keeping You Up at Night? What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

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Most of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, and it is not pleasant. If we do not get enough healthy sleep (some children need 10 hours nightly, while most adults need at least seven), we may be left feeling irritable and disoriented. It can also be dangerous to be sleep deprived. According… Read More
8 Ways to Stop Your Medically Complex Child From Being Bullied
Oct 13, 2017 7

8 Ways to Stop Your Medically Complex Child From Being Bullied

Young people living with serious health conditions face challenges their peers can’t even comprehend. You’d think their classmates would cut sick kids some slack. Sadly, that is not the case. Teasing… Read More
Oct 02, 2017 29

Exercise, Lifestyle Habits Can Prevent 1 of 3 Breast Cancer Cases

Brisk walking or other daily physical activity is one key step to lower the risk of breast cancer for women of all ages, yet far too few Americans recognize this link, according to experts at the… Read More
Sep 07, 2017 88

EpicMD Prepares to provide Free Remote Medical Consultations to Florida Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma moves closer to land, Miami’s UM Health Technology Center based healthcare technology start-up EpicMD will make free medical consultations available, provided remotely by U.S. Board… Read More
Meditation At Work
Aug 31, 2017 122

4 Reasons Bosses Should Encourage Meditation At Work

The co-worker two cubicles down who appears to be nodding off may not be indulging an afternoon nap after all. Instead, he or she could be in a state of meditation, and the bosses likely are happy… Read More
Are We Normalizing The Use  Of Drugs With Our Kids
Aug 31, 2017 141

Are We Normalizing The Use Of Drugs With Our Kids?

The number of American children prescribed psychotropic drugs has more than doubled in the past 25 years, studies show. Concerns about side effects and the potential for addiction raise this… Read More
Jun 27, 2017 287

Friendship - the New Prescription for Healthcare

Over the last decades, medical research has shown that a significant predictor of good health, longevity, and overall well-being is the strength of our relationships with friends, family and… Read More
Jun 27, 2017 211

Publix Recalls Publix Tropical Medley Mix Due to Possible Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Tropical Medley Mix because it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Publix received notification of the potential… Read More
Jun 27, 2017 242

GOP Health Care Bill Isn’t Mean, It’s Cruel

Lily Eskelsen García is president of the National Education Association. When Senate Republicans finally revealed their secret plan to decimate the Affordable Care Act last week, it became apparent… Read More
Jun 27, 2017 220

Essential Living: A Guide To Having Happiness And Peace By Reclaiming Your Essential Self

Harvard-trained psychiatrist, Dr. Shelley Uram shares her theory on how we find out what we really want in life. Our innermost desires have been lost along the way and Dr. Uram helps to breakdown the… Read More
Jun 22, 2017 209

4 Warning Signs of a Hoarder

In my early twenties, I lived with a hoarder I’ll call Mae. When I moved in, I saw she had loads of stuff, and I knew instantly she was a poor housekeeper. It wasn’t until I moved out, however, that… Read More

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