February 16, 2014

Tuning Into Nature-Always the Right Prescription

If Newton found the theory of gravity, what could you find out by sitting under a tree? Spending more time in nature is an investment that has great wellness returns. And, remember, health is a priceless commodity. http://www.drfranklipman.com/get-out-there/
February 9, 2014

Limitations of Pre-Judgement in Healthcare

Some doctors unfortunately resort to quick judgements toward their patients. This closes the door to open communication, and as a result, often leads to the need to run more tests due to the patient interview being prematurely cut short. No one can be “figured out” at a glance by their appearance, financial status, beliefs or religion. Let’s cut out this cancer in the patient-doctor relationship. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/02/victim-patient-profiling.html
February 2, 2014

The Heart is Not Just a Mechanical Pump: Insight Into HRV

Heart Rate Variability (HRV 101) by Dr. Amy Coleman Have you ever thought about the precision of the heart beat? Perhaps you have thought it might be like a metronome, the trusty metal timekeeper that musicians use to stay exactly to the beat of the music? Or, you might have thought that the heart must be like a stopwatch; with each moment between beats an exact replica of the moment […]
January 26, 2014

Passing on The Gift of Life: Our Organs

Are you a registered organ donor? 90% of us believe in it, but only 40% are actually registered. Go to www.donatelife.com and be sure that you are. As Charity, the Opera singer and two-time lung transplant recipient reminds us, life is not a sprint, not even a marathon. It is in fact, a relay race. Graciously give what you cant take with you.
January 19, 2014

Expanding Positive Possibilities for Better Health

Psychology is now beginning to redirect focus, from “finding what’s wrong with you,” to accentuating and nurturing strengths; often with better results. As a fellow Kentukian said, “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln http://www.dailygood.org/story/624/the-16-habits-of-exuberant-human-beings-kate-bratskeir/