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Flood Related Health Issues

The recent flooding in the Flagstaff area related to the soil damage from the Schultz Fire has resulted in emergency response from professionals and volunteers alike to help home owners in their time of need.   This response is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Naps: The Secret Ingredient to Health

I promise to do more afternoon napping.   What a wonderful thing.  The health benefits of napping are irrefutable. We require them of our children and yet in our society, an adult taking an afternoon nap is frowned upon.  Think of … Continue reading

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The Dismissed Dandelion

My mother, a horticulturalist, often reminds me that a “weed” is a plant growing in a place where you don’t want it to grow.  By that definition, any plant could be a weed.   For most people however, a weed is … Continue reading

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The Pain of Losing Weight

It’s a myth that Americans are obsessed with losing weight, according to Benjamin Radford.   He says that “if Americans were truly committed to getting fit and losing weight, they would eat less and exercise more”.   Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?  In … Continue reading

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Something to Drink with That?

Last week I wrote about the need to properly chew your food to aid in complete digestion.  One of the important parts of chewing your food is to allow the enzymes in your saliva to begin breaking down the molecules … Continue reading

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Chew on This!

When does your body begin digesting the food that you eat? For many people, their first reaction is to say something like “oh, about an hour after eating”.   At first this may seem to make sense, after all isn’t that … Continue reading

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Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Parents

By the nature of my profession, I’m a caregiver.  While I have professional experience in care giving, I do have personal experience as well.  I have children and know what it means to care for their safety, health and well … Continue reading

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