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There is only time for loving – Harvard study predicts good health at 80 with good relationships at 50

18th June 2017

There isn’t time — so brief is life — for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. there is only time for loving — & but an instant, so to speak, for that. – Mark Twain (letter to Clara Spaulding, 20 August 1886) A 75 year Harvard study found that “good relationships keep as happier and […]

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US consumers will soon be buying chicken processed in China

4th September 2013

But they won’t know it was processed in China. Just another example of the FDA not caring about the health and safety of Americans. That’s a big problem. For more than a decade, China has earned a reputation as one of the world’s worst food-safety offenders. In just the last year, consumers have been confronted […]

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Jack LaLanne dies at 96

24th January 2011

Fitness guru Jack LaLanne, who inspired television viewers to trim down and pump iron decades before exercise became a national obsession, has died at age 96. His agent Rick Hersh says LaLanne died of respiratory failure due to pneumonia Sunday afternoon at his home in Morro Bay on California‚Äôs central coast. He said, “The only […]

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“If it’s getting to market, it’s good.”

7th August 2010

I call bullshit. “We have been selling Gulf seafood the entire time and there’s some resistance, some people are worried,” said Ti Martin, who helps run the family business, says some customers have been hesitant to order them. “But really, the number of government agencies testing seafood is unprecedented. If it’s getting to market, it’s […]

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Some boots / shoes hurt your feet

18th March 2010

Interesting article here on how Uggs and similar boots hurt your feet by not supporting the arch or the ankle.

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I agree

25th June 2009

Prevention is the best medicine.

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Male Hormone replacement Therapy: What have we learned since 2002?

22nd May 2009

I found this old New York Times article by accident. It talks about how Male hormone replacement therapy or testosterone therapy has been around for over a century (although back in the day they would put ram testicles in men) and how we haven’t really done research to see how safe and effective it is. […]

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Stem cell research & tissue regeneration

6th March 2009

Apparently we can regenerate finger tips at the very least. We’re also doing things with arteries, bladders, and more.

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Gau jal: proof that what’s healthy depends on your culture

12th February 2009

So. Gau jal. Cow water. Made mainly of cow urine, mixed with a few medicinal and ayurvedic herbs. It’s thought to be purifying. Some politicians are promoting cow urine as a cure for liver disease, obesity, and cancer. Some people are talking about a cow urine revolution: “It will be a revolution of sorts. The […]

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SARMs and steroids, testosterone, insulin, & baseball

9th February 2009

Here’s an interesting article with a “black hat” who supplies MLB coaches and players with the drugs they need to recover from injuries and get stronger. Names mentioned include Bonds, Conseco, McGwire, and Sosa.

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