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4 Tips For Sticking To Your New Years Resolutions

4 Tips For Sticking To Your New Years Resolutions
New Year’s Resolutions: new year, new you! With most of January behind us, this is an excellent time to recommit to a goal we may have missed last year, or set up a new goal so big that if we achieved it, it would blow our minds! Unfortunately, regardless of whether the goal is related to health, relationships, business or personal development, statistics show that by February 15, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions will have already been quit on. How do you avoid this to ensure success and lasting change? A commitment to a goal that will propel you to the very best versio......
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The 6 Things Physician Moms Need in Their Toolbox to Achieve Physical, Mental and Spiritual Balance

The 6 Things Physician Moms Need in Their Toolbox to Achieve Physical, Mental and Spiritual Balance
In my last blog post, I talked about the 4 R’s to finding work-life fulfillment. The first R was to Reassess. You were asked to spend some quiet time alone, reflect on the various areas of your life and determine if your current work-life situation supported the lifestyle you desired. What did this exercise reveal to you? Were there any surprises? As you continue to reflect on these questions and the changes you would like to make, make sure you have the resources to help you get through this stage of your self-development. Here are the 6 things physician moms need in their toolbox to achieve ......
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Different Ways to Incorporate Omega-3 Fatty Acids into Your Daily Diet

Different Ways to Incorporate Omega-3 Fatty Acids into Your Daily Diet

Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids: They are necessary for human health but the body can’t make them -- you have to get them through food. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in brain function, as well as normal growth and development. They have also become popular because they may reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish such as mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon) at least 2 times a week. Omega-3 fatty acids......
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6 Important Facts About Cataracts

6 Important Facts About Cataracts
According to the National Eye Institute, a cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye that affects vision. The lens is a clear section in the eye that focuses images on the retina in the back of the eye. The image projected onto the retina is then transmitted through the optic nerve to the brain, allowing sight. If the retina is clouded by a cataract, light is partially blocked on its way through the lens, causing blurry vision. Cataracts mostly occur in older people as one of the facets of aging. In fact, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have gone through cataract......
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pediatric oncall
Wow it's good article and excellent information spreading and Unfortunately, once the lens of the eye has become cloudy, there is ... Read More
Friday, 11 December 2015 09:25
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Accountability

I am a practicing full-time physician.  I practice Gynecology & Women's Health, but also subspecialize in hormone balancing, functional medicine and anti-aging. I have titled this post "Accountability" because this is one thing that American's sorely lack, and the current political administration has only added to this dysfunction.  Probably 90% of the women in my practice complain about their weight.  I'm sure this is common for many health practitioners today.  Wel know that the majority of the time, it is not a physiogical, endocrine, hormonal or metabolic issue.&nb......
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DarleneS
Unfortunately, Americans these days would rather be fat with a lousy excuse, than thin with good reason.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:40
Milford Davey
I'm a medical student currently studying in the Middle East. I just wanted to say it's not just an American problem... it's everyw... Read More
Friday, 10 April 2015 16:45
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