Health and wellness Category

Thought proof

This past week CNN has been airing a special program about three people who apparently died and were brought back to life.  All three had experiences of an afterlife that they viewed as being heaven.  In all three cases, the physical death was for an extended period of time and they had similar experiences of […]

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Dis-Sparity

This is going to be a brief post, just to make sure I don’t fall off the wagon during this busy part of the year. For one thing, I have been involved in completing a massive and very time consuming as well as complicated project that I hope to be done with tomorrow.  For another, […]

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Behind the surface

In Plato’s Republic, Socrates suggests that looking merely at the surface of things as most of us do in our daily lives, will not lead us to understand the phenomena that underpin the workings of the world.  While this is not welcome news, it actually explains why we are so easily misled by people with […]

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Mental case

I read this article about the addition of mental health care to the ACA a couple of days ago and found it encouraging: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/08/us/politics/rules-to-require-equal-coverage-for-mental-ills.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20131108 The piece itself was informative, indicating that the Affordable Care Act mandates treating mental illness on a par with physical illness. It is about time, in my opinion, and we should […]

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Cake to coke?

My antennae are always up for information on diet and nutrition.  This has been a lifelong avocation of mine, probably because I hate to go to physicians and yet am a bit of a hypochondriac.  The closest I can come to describing this dilemma is to point you to Woody Allen’s movies, including Hannah and […]

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