Archive for February 2012

High-fat diet curbs childhood seizures

February 29th, 2012 — 11:22am

When medications fail, a fat laden diet with almost no carbohydrates can dramatically improve the condition of children who have seizures, a dietitian and a pediatric neurologist reported during a session titled “The Ketogenic Diet–New Successes for Ancient Therapy”, at the 79th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Dietetic Association (October 20-24) in San Antonio, Texas.

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How to Carve Out the Time

February 22nd, 2012 — 9:46am

You may not be able to say “no” yet, so start moving toward it by negotiating your role downward. Learn to agree to do less, says coach Talane Miedaner. Practice this response: “I won’t be able to do X, but here’s an alternate proposal: I could do Y.” Continue reading »

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Four Get Fit – Mary

February 20th, 2012 — 9:23am

Hello. My name is Mary. I am 25 years old and am struggling to get my weight down after the birth of my three children. I have tried all kinds of diets. If you have heard of a pill, I have tried it. Right now I try to eat healthy foods. Continue reading »

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The One on the Far Left

February 14th, 2012 — 6:03am

And the last clip was the tribal council voting.Having said all that, I must admit that I’m pretty interested in seeing what changes will be made to Survivor.Here are a few theories I have about the merger, assuming that this is what the big deal is all about.Unless Mark Burnett wants to have another silly lawsuit and people complaining that the game was rigged, the new teams must be determined in some sort of random manner.But let’s say it’s NOT random. Since there will be three teams of four people, the first four that need to be broken up are the Mall rats. Continue reading »

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Caesarean Sections

February 10th, 2012 — 12:29pm

In the United States today, a woman who is pregnant with her first child has a 1 in 5 chance of delivering the baby by Caesarean section. If you’ve already delivered a baby vaginally, your chances are much greater of another vaginal birth. Only about 1 in 20 or 30 women will need a Caesarean section if they’ve delivered vaginally before.
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Benefits of Integrated Programming

February 7th, 2012 — 4:53am

A well-designed program can save companies money in workers compensation costs by reducing lost time claims due to cumulative trauma disorders and improved health status. Statistics show that companies with a comprehensive approach to wellness have the most return on their wellness dollar. K.R. Pelletier demonstrated in a recent review that 24 studies conducted from 1980 to 1991 and 24 studies from 1991 to 1993 indicated positive health benefits, as well as cost benefits. Continue reading »

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Embracing Your 40s. Part 2

February 1st, 2012 — 3:30pm

Fit for Life
Haddon also tells women not only to adopt positive attitudes, but also to live healthier lifestyles.

The advice she doles out for staying fit is much of the same sensible recommendations women hear from their family doctors — exercise three times a week, eat healthy, stop dieting, stop smoking and drink lots of water.

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Embracing Your 40s. Part 1

February 1st, 2012 — 3:26pm

Flip through a few women’s magazines and you’ll notice the subtle changes. Forty-three-year-old Melanie Griffith touting cosmetic lines. Top models from three decades ago gracing the covers as sexy and vibrant women again. A profile on Madonna giving birth at age 41.

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