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Meat-Less Book Review: Learning to Eat Less Meat and Contribute to a Healthier Planet

Meat-less, by Kristie Middleton, is a wonderful resource for everybody who is interested in bringing more plant-based food into their daily diets. The book offers a nice balance of research, real-life stories, and practical ideas for slowly eliminating meat, dairy, and eggs from menus and lifestyles.  Divided into three parts —- “Why Meat-Less,” “Getting Started,” […]

February 28th

Why you Need to Get Enough Sleep (an Infographic)

I am a big fan of sleep. Sure, most everyone could say that, but not everyone makes it a priority. In fact, according to this recent article on Huffington Post, most people get too little sleep every night. In fact, most people are getting HOURS less each night than they should. And not only does […]

April 28th

Helpful Tips for a Successful Intervention

When a loved one is battling addiction, it can often be difficult for friends and relatives to identify the best course of action. An intervention, in situations where the individual refuses to seek help on their own, should be a last resort. Recovery specialists suggest having an open and intimate conversation with the person before […]

March 12th

What is Mesothelioma?

Ever wondered what is mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos in the home or at their workplace. Unfortunately, there is no safe level of exposure to asbestos, so any individual who has been exposed has a high risk for developing mesothelioma. In most cases, it can take anywhere from 20 […]

December 9th

Health Benefits of Standing Desks

Have you heard of the standing desk trend? It might be a fad or a new trend but standing desks are here and now! I recently saw them at the doctor’s office and thought it was so cool, especially since this one had wheels on it so the assistant could drag the laptop along to […]

October 30th