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06.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Sara Matuk
No matter how "evolved" a person gets, it seems like the one thing that can manage to bring a person down is getting sucked back into a bad family dynamic. Instead of moving cross-country to escape (or wishing you could), the workshop below could be your answer.� I personally believe I am growing up emotionally, yet sometimes I hear myself talk and think "Wow, I sound just like Mom!" It scares ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Perhaps the most frustrating part of aging is mental decay, or those “senior moments” during which what you want to say or remember vanishes in an instant. Cognitive degeneration can be categorized as cruel, since the very substance of the human experience evaporates, and the dignity of acquired wisdom seems...
Thursday, May 15, 2008
You are what you eat, as the old saying goes. But we’d like to add this simple thought: What you eat can make you old. Last month we explained how age equals inflammation and why inflammation could play a role in many degenerative processes, including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer.
02.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Sara Matuk
Atkins, South Beach, Gluten-free, Low fat, Low Sodium, blood type diet, the list goes on. Which one is right for you? Perhaps the answer is none of these. As mentioned in my previous blogs, I am not a healthcare professional. I am someone who has been fighting to get my life back on track after years of eating the wrong foods. In my case, I should have been on a gluten-free diet my entire life. ...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

The Wellness Warriors

We consider ourselves old school. Our parents are baby boomers; our grandparents tell stories of World Wars and the Great Depression. They lived in a society that changed so rapidly that it’s nearly unrecognizable today.
Monday, Dec. 31, 2007

Success in the state Assembly—finally

It took six years, but advocates for sexual assault survivors scored a major victory last week when the state Assembly voted 56-41 in support of new hospital protocols for women who seek medical attention in emergency rooms.

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