Health

Girlfriends Are Important for Women

April 18, 2014
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A university professor of psychiatry explained the mind-body connection to his students by telling them there’s a relationship between stress and disease. “One of the best things a man can do for his health is to be married to a woman,” he said. “Whereas one of the best things a woman can do for her […]

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Warning Signs of a Burned-Out Caregiver

March 12, 2014
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If you’re a caregiver, watch for the warning signs of a burned-out caregiver: irritability, exhaustion, sleep deprivation and mild depression and remember to take care of yourself.

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Breaking Our Addiction to Speedy Lifestyles

February 5, 2014
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Stephanie Brown has identified an addiction that has taken hold of our culture–the desire for “speed” as the path to happiness. She gives us guidelines for slowing down.

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Three Ways to Be Happier at Home

January 28, 2014
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Author Gretchen Rubin offers 3 ways to be happier at home: pay attention to your body, get control of your possessions and get to know yourself and what matters most.

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Tofu Lettuce Cups

July 25, 2013
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My husband and I started practicing meatless Monday two months ago with encouragement from our two vegetarian granddaughters. I adapted Rose Scott’s winning recipe by omitting the pork.

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How to Strengthen Your Resilience

June 13, 2013
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You can build your resilience by learning to be open-hearted, forgiving, vulnerable, and most importantly, developing a sense of humor to help during stressful situations.

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Grandma Donates Kidney for Son-in-law

March 14, 2012
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Yvonne Gordon and son-in-law, Gabriel Baty, were two links in a 60-person chain of kidney donations that began August and ended December 19, when Gordon donated her kidney.

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