Category Archives: Health Notes

Health Notes- The Health effects of Anniversaries

Did you know that anniversaries can impact your health? The observance of events from days gone by can have real ramifications today. For good and bad, we found several studies documenting how our past reaches out to grab our present… … Continue reading

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Health Notes-  Man in vegetative state regains consciousness

You occasionally hear headlines like this… “man regains consciousness after 20 years in a coma”.  You hear them occasionally, but not very often.  Comas are one of the clouds in the silver lining of modern medicine because although our technology … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Does this country make my butt look big?

Most of us could probably stand to lose a little weight, but the truth is… well, most of us could probably stand to lose a little weight.  Results from a recent study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation … Continue reading

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No one’s pretending “vitamin water” is healthy… anymore

The consumption of sugary soda drinks has collapsed in the US from a high of about 54 gallons per person in the late 90’s to about 40 gallons in 2015.    This has prompted soda manufacturers to respond, not necessarily by … Continue reading

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Pacifying the Digital Natives

Maybe it’s just the Future we’ll have to live with… people connected to their phones and computers, not as a luxury, but as a necessity.  The number of people who remember a world without computers is dwindling every day, leaving … Continue reading

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Health Notes- A Healthy 2016

We pride ourselves on a holistic approach to vehicle care; caring for your vehicle as a whole unit and not just an assemblage of unrelated systems.  With that in mind, what’s the most important system in your vehicle?  Well, YOU … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Reasons to enjoy real butter

Reasons to enjoy REAL butter With all the goodies of Holiday Food comes the guilt… too much sugar, too much fat, too many calories.  Of course, you could opt for the guilt-free, taste-free option instead but c’mon… it’s once a year.  … Continue reading

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For Optimal Health, Savor Life

By Michael Finkelstein, MD, Well Being Journal, Vol. 24, No. 5.  Whether we suffer from common ailments such as insomnia, high cholesterol, and allergies or chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and fibromyalgia, our health challenges can interfere with … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Eat what you’re told to… by the Sugar Industry

What do you do if you want a healthy heart?  Cut fat, cut cholesterol, and exercise are typical advice, but most people don’t think of reducing sugar as helpful to their coronary health.  Why not?  It may be because in … Continue reading

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Stress, emotion, and disease

We turn to an unusual source for our Health Notes this month, an award-winning website called Brain Pickings.  Created by Bulgarian writer Maria Popova, Brain Pickings is an eclectic site that deals with literature, philosophy, history, science, health, and much … Continue reading

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