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New Ways to Fight Against Colon Cancer

New Ways to Fight Against Colon Cancer

3 lessons to be learned from Michael’s story   New miraculous drugs against colon cancer are being discovered and tested in clinical trials as we speak. Here’s one example:  Michael’s story: Just a few months ago, in June 2019, at the age of 57, Michael felt...

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The Simplicity Trap

The Simplicity Trap

What wildlife, politics, pain, and relationships have in common.   The lessons of the Simplicity Trap—pursuing obvious and simple, but dangerously wrong connections—can be applied to almost everything in life, from politics to health to relationships. The...

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5 Common Medications That Can Kill People

5 Common Medications That Can Kill People

Five most dangerous common drugs and what to watch out for   Medications are prescribed to save lives, yet medications can be extremely dangerous and bring people to the Emergency Room with life-threatening problems.  The same medications that can save our lives,...

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The Simplest Way to Lose Weight

The Simplest Way to Lose Weight

Use the new NOVA classification of foods to shed a few pounds. There are many different diets out there to help people lose weight but some of them are complicated.  Is there a simple and healthy way to weight loss?   An effective way to lose weight is to use the NOVA...

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5 Secrets Your Doctor Will Never Tell You

5 Secrets Your Doctor Will Never Tell You

The inside scoop only a physician could tell you. Medical privacy is very important in medicine and as doctors keep your problems confidential, they often also keep their problems a secret to the outside world. Here are 5 secrets doctors don’t...

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We Believe What We Want to Believe

We Believe What We Want to Believe

  When believing what we want to believe has life or death consequences   Believing what want to believe can have life or death consequences.  We will take 4 examples: Ebola virus infection, vaccinations, cancer treatments, and diet.   Some people...

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Is Our Body the Battery of the Future?

Is Our Body the Battery of the Future?

Inspiration from an MIT researcher who is harvesting energy from the body itself On September 18th, 2018, I woke up really excited. My husband and I had an appointment at 9:00 a.m. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge to interview Dr....

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3 Unexpected Gifts From Making Friends With Death

3 Unexpected Gifts From Making Friends With Death

The simple exercise of befriending death can bring happy surprises. Some people experience fear, anxiety, anger, and even depression when they think about death. Is it possible to befriend death and see it as a natural ally instead of a scary enemy?  As a...

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A Quick Way to Surface Unconscious Emotions

A Quick Way to Surface Unconscious Emotions

Can a walk in nature unveil anxiety, sadness, depression, helplessness or hopelessness?  Could it unveil anger, frustration, or a desire to travel or a feeling of strength, power, and happiness? Yes, it can through a particular exercise. Here are...

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Can Humans Smell Cancer?

Can Humans Smell Cancer?

“Did you have red Tabasco sauce with your last meal?”  Joy asked me as my husband and I were driving her from San Francisco to Chico, California. I was surprised by her question.  I did have red Tabasco sauce the night before, but not more that 4...

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