Monthly Archives: January 2013

It’s in Your Blood

Consider for a moment your body’s circulatory system (which supplies nourishment to all the tissue throughout your body). Disorders of this crucial system can be life-threatening. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), which refers to partial or complete blockage of major vessels outside of the heart, … Continue reading

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Where to Find Out

There is a neat website service called WheretodoResearch.com and I was so happy to find a list of the 31 medical journals that are called “scientific peer reviewed.” These journals are American, Canadian, and British and span a spectrum from epidemiology to … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Hope for Life

January 22, 2013 – “Our nation greatly needs our prayers and personal sacrifices”  (Cardinal Sean O’Malley, on the 40th anniversary today of a U.S. Supreme Court decision). This decision:                                     legalized slavery in the territories of the United States                                     legalized racial … Continue reading

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American Institute for Cancer Research

This organization has a wonderful mission: “30 years ago, the American Institute for Cancer Research was founded on a simple but radical idea: everyday choices can reduce our chances of getting cancer. We were the first organization to focus research … Continue reading

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Your “Unpatentable” Immune System

“It’s a magnificent powerhouse of integrated, living energy, organs, tissues, cells, antibodies and more, designed to neutralize pathogens and ‘foreign invaders,’ before they ever make you sick– including cancer. No one’s immune system is like anybody else’s. Yours is an … Continue reading

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What Is “Whole Grain”?

We are supposed to eat at least three one-ounce servings of whole grains daily because they help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. But what are whole grains? Labels can be so misleading and confusing. Here’s the federal government official definition of … Continue reading

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Unraveling Threads of Interest…

As a follow-up to the previous post, Wellness Librarian offers the following recent article. To read the full text, contact your nearest library. “Dualities of Interest”: The Inter-Organizational Relationships between Disease-Specific Nonprofits and the Pharmaceutical Industry Joan E. Paluzzi International … Continue reading

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