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Self-protection: fear of heart attack

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The story of transformation and healing of an aggressive businessman/survivor of a heart attack Rob was an unlikely patient in my office. He was a hard driven, type A businessman who was impatient, angry, and demanding of himself, his business and his son. He always had to be a winner: playing soccer, raging on roads,…

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Holistic Psychiatry

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Holistic Psychiatry has evolved as an alternative to Conventional Psychiatry. It can be beneficial to those who have not seen results from multiple treatments offered by the conventional medical approach, for those who want to avoid side effects from psychotropic medications, and for those patients who are sensitive to medication or unresponsive to psychotropic drugs.…

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What Occurs Inside Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar

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Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Neuroscience Doctoral Candidate Penn State College of Medicine Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania –…

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Don’t Give Kids Under 12 Cold and Cough Medicine

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Coughing sick child. By Edward Bell, Drake University | Photo Credit: anjanettew, CC BY-SA Why kids younger than 12 don’t need Over-The-Counter cough and cold remedies The common cold season is here, and if you have children, you will likely feel their suffering from these annoying upper respiratory tract viral infections. Children experience more colds,…

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How Cat Naps Affect Your Mood And Memory

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By Nicole Lovato, Flinders University and Leon Lack, Flinders University | Photo Credit: irina198   Want to boost your memory and mood? Take a nap, but keep it short We’re told to have power naps to keep us safe on the road and improve our alertness if we’ve had insufficient sleep. They even help our…

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Kitchen Science: The Friendly Bacteria That Live In Your Food

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You couldn’t enjoy cheese like this without the intervention of micro-organisms. By Enzo Palombo, Swinburne University of Technology | Photo Credit: Marie Coleman, CC BY-NC-SA Kitchen Science: bacteria and fungi are your foody friends As you sip a cup of coffee, enjoy a rich chocolate treat or savour the aroma of a piece of Roquefort…

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