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Don’t Run and Hide… From the Pain!

Don’t Run and Hide… From the Pain!

It’s time to grab those running shoes from the closet and start enjoying the outside fresh air! And while running has been proven to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and even cancer, there has been a longstanding argument that those benefits come at the expense of your knees …

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5 Tips to Help Improve Your Finances Immediately

5 Tips to Help Improve Your Finances Immediately

Provided By: Stephen Sharpe, Northwestern Mutual • While juggling the demands of everyday life, it’s easy to put your financial planning on the back burner. Between working, home repairs, caring for your pets or children – it can be hard to find time for anything else. But when you make …

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OUR INFERTILITY RAP SHEETS

OUR INFERTILITY RAP SHEETS

Ever Upward is growing. My world is expanding. My recovery is strengthening. Which also means my shamed silence is triggered more often. Even though my shame resilience has grown as a result of my practicing recovery. As I meet more and more people in the infertility world, blogging or otherwise, …

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DNA Test May Reveal Why You Can’t Lose Weight

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Excess pounds do more than just increase your weight—they increase your risk of many other major health problems. Overweight people are more likely to have heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, and depression. And as a person’s BMI increases, so do the number of sick days, medical claims and healthcare costs. …

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What You Should Know About Dehydration

Dehydration

By Denise Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care Unless you are an athlete or work outdoors in extreme temperatures, you may not stop to consider whether you are drinking enough water. Dehydration is quite common, and can happen quickly. The average adult will lose more than 10 cups of water …

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Medicaid block grants in MO

Medicaid block grants in MO

By Ed Weisbart MD The Missouri legislature is considering a  bill that limits the amount of money our state receives from the federal government to pay for our Medicaid program. Given our current budget crisis, it is dangerous for the state to pursue any reduction in revenues. If you agree, …

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You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

When Jenny’s mom found out she was pregnant, she was overjoyed!   She immediately wanted to be the best mom that ever lived and she quickly took on that role.  She gave up being around friends that smoked (she never did) and she gave up drinking.  She forced down her prenatal …

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Oral Contraceptives, Depression and Nutrient Depletion

Oral Contraceptives, Depression and Nutrient Depletion

A 2016 retrospective study of more than a million women between the ages of 15-34 living in Denmark explored the question of whether hormonal contraception increases the rate of depression in its users. The study found that use of any kind of hormonal contraceptive increased both first time antidepressant use …

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SPORT’S SUPPLEMENTATION

SPORT’S SUPPLEMENTATION

Supplementation is significant in many situations.  Below are a few of the beneficial  supplements and their  indications.  This summary provides the necessary information in understanding these nutritional aids. Creatinine is essential for energy.  It is an amino-acid like substance found in muscles, brain, and testis.  It is used to transfer …

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