Aug
27
2011

Grave Consequences of Heroin Addiction

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Health.
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Nearly half of the heroin addicts followed in a 33-year study had died by its completion. The study, appearing in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, describes the destructive impact heroin has on the people who use it.

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Aug
27
2011

It has not escaped the attention of some of us that in many ways our society is way off track. We have air-headed actors and entertainers, many of whom (but of course, not all of whom) are people whose words are wisely written by someone else most of the time. Read the entire post…

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Aug
19
2011

Touching Gift Ideas

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Massage Therapy.
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Are you looking for the perfect gift? Are you having trouble figuring out what to get that friend or family member who has everything? ‘Touch’ gifts are the ideal answer. Read the entire post…

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Aug
15
2011

Gov. George W. Bush has been running television ads in a number of primary states saying that he is “A Reformer With Results.”

One of the results he points to is that, “Under Governor Bush, Texas enacted some of the most comprehensive patient protection laws in the nation.”

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Aug
10
2011

Fibromyalgia Somewhat Real

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The condition we call fibromyalgia has been known about since the early 1800s, but it was only in 1990 that if was defined. The College of Rheumatology set out some criteria in regards to the condition:
Pain with pressure on at least 11 of 18 specific points on the body.
Three continuous months of pain in all four quadrants of the body. Read the entire post…

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Aug
02
2011

However, some research has been done, replicated and generally accepted with relation to specific disorders. Diarrhea as a result of rotavirus infection and as a side effect of taking antibiotics has been allayed by probiotics. Also, research is currently underway with regard to probiotics as prophylactics for chronic sufferers of urinary infections. However, the head researcher for this study cautions, “It is not for prevention of infection in healthy adults.” Nevertheless, conclusions by unqualified individuals are being drawn from this kind of research and used to make claims like the one in my nutrition store’s “newsletter.” Read the entire post…

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Aug
01
2011

The Next Nasdaq

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Communication.
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The rise of Germany’s Neuer Markt and Nasdaq’s push into Europe all point in the same direction: Net-enabled global trading.

As the New Economy goes global on the Internet’s back, so, too, are the world’s biggest exchanges.

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