Winter Wellness & Preventative Health

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The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence The winter season is a tough time for many. We want to hunker down indoors and sleep more. This is the body’s way of saying it’s time to slow down. It also makes it all the more important to take care of ourselves before the cold months hijack our health. So let’s talk a look at winter wellness. Here are a few suggestions for how to take care of our physical & mental wellness in … [Read more...]

Longevity Books – Videos – Decoders

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Healing with Whole Foods / Paul Pitchford / 705 pgs. Healing with Whole Foods brings together authentic traditions of Oriental medicine with current Westen research on health and nutrition to create the most detailed sourcebook available on planning and preparing an optimal diet. Eat Right for Your Type / Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo / 392 pgs. Dr. D’Adamo has spent the past fifteen years researching the connections among blood type, food, … [Read more...]

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia Alan C. Hayman Summer Student Research Competition 2000

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Integration of the pharmacy curriculum using web-based technology Simon P. Albon, Howard Sham, Nelson P. Kuhlen, Philip Hui, Stephanie Lee, Arthur Krumins, Kishor M. Wasan Objective: The objective of this project was to upgrade the Web-Based Learning Centre (WBLC) prototype created in year one of the project. Based on student feedback, a re-designed user interface is expected to further integrate the pharmacy curriculum into a unified resource to … [Read more...]

Lutheran HealthCare

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In celebration of Lutheran HealthCare’s 130th Anniversary, we have modernized our corporate mission statement, vision and core values to more accurately reflect the innovative organization that we are today, while also reaffirming our commitment to the basic faith-based tenets that define who we are. (c) - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Medical Informatics: Pharmacists Needs and Applications in Clinical Practice

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Abstract Pharmacy is an information intensive profession.  The information explosion and the emphasis on evidence-based medicine are forcing changes in pharmacists’ roles. Affordable computers combined with the advancement of information technology can now provide extremely useful clinical applications for pharmacists in their own working conditions. Computers can enhance practice by providing a rapid and effective means of accessing, … [Read more...]

Green Tea and the Risk of Gastric Cancer in Japan; Is there Any Relationship or Are We Simply Reading Tea Leaves?

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Original Citation Yoshitaka Tsubono, Yoshikazu Nishino, Shoko Komatsu, Chung-Cheng Hsieh, Seiki Kanemura, Ichiro Tsuji, Haruo Nakatsuka, Akira Fukao, Hiroshi Satoh, Shigeru Hisamichi.  Green Tea and the Risk of Gastric Cancer in Japan. Overall Study Question The polyphenols in green tea are believed to have anticarcinogenic effects. The objective of this study was to examine whether consumption of green tea decreases the relative risk of gastric … [Read more...]

Journal of Informed Pharmacotherapy 2004;15 (Jan – Mar)

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Editorial Canadian ePharmacies and the American Public: Mutualistic, Parasitic or Commensal Symbiosis? Things are heating up on the cross-border prescription front.  Hardly a day goes by without hearing from the opponents and proponents of those Canadian online pharmacies that sell prescription drugs to American consumers at lower prices than their United States (US) pharmacy counterparts.  Unfortunately, its hard to get past the rhetoric when … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Green Tea Will Make You Look Beautiful

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For long, green tea has been one of the most healthiest beverages in the history of mankind. In fact, the first book to ever highlight the benefits of green tea goes way back to the year 600 AD when the Chinese monk, Lu Yu, wrote what he called “The Classic of Tea” which is known by historians to be the first definitive work on cultivating, making and drinking tea. Green tea has many healthy benefits like decreasing inflammation and fighting … [Read more...]

Exercising When You’re Sick: Is It Even Worth It?

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We know that consistency is important when you’re trying to get fit or stay that way. After all, exercise isn’t something you can do once in a while and expect to see results! However, life sometimes gets in the way of getting a good workout. In some cases, it’s time constraints that come between you and a sweat session, but sometimes you’re feeling under the weather. In the name of consistency, you might push through and do a workout despite not … [Read more...]

Get Glowing Complexion in Short Span of Time

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The desire to have a glowing skin is a goal that seems way out of reach for many people out there especially those approaching their 40s. Besides, some have undertaken risky and expensive procedures to get a glowing skin in an instant. However, you can get a bright skin in short period by using readily available products at home and eating healthy. Your kitchen has some of the magical items you need for the make skin makeover. Even Exfoliation … [Read more...]

5 Ways Lifting Weights Will Alter Your Life

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I started playing sports in high school because I felt fat and wanted more energy. It ignited my love for working out and turned my career into helping others feel healthy and look toned through fitness as a personal trainer. We have many reasons we start working out and with New Year’s right around the corner it’s when people recommit themselves to their health and fitness. They want to lose weight, be in better shape, have more energy, and fit … [Read more...]

Even a Short Walk after a Meal Can Improve Your Metabolic Health

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You work out regularly – strength training and aerobic exercise. Fantastic! That’s more than most Americans do. Yet, we know that, based on research, structured exercise doesn’t compensate for too much sitting. According to studies, people who sit more than six hours per day are at higher risk of premature death, even if they do a structured workout most days of the weeks. Not exercising in a structured manner and too much sitting are independent … [Read more...]

12 Factors that May Lower Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

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The brain is the most complex organ and one that still remains a mystery in many aspects. The human brain weighs just over three pounds and is packed with as many as 100 billion neurons, or nerve cells. It’s neurons that carry information and allow you to think, feel, and interact with the world around you. Unfortunately, the human brain and its neurons age just as the rest of your body does. The ability to process information quickly, also known … [Read more...]

Were you aware of these 5 proven Anti aging cures?

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Aging is a problem that has been bothering humanity since the beginning of time. Hey, don’t sulk in frustration. Your situation is not unique, and many people across the globe are looking for ways to beat aging! Fortunately, many skin care products, treatments, and therapies have been delivering great results. If you stumble upon a serovital review,you will see how much the industry has progressed. The Process of Aging It’s true that we cannot … [Read more...]

Thick & Glossy: 12 Must-have Foods and Vitamins Your Hair Must Have

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Ever wondered why many people – not just women but men too – pay special care to hair? It`s not just dead, colored protein cells on top of your head no, it`s more than that. To most people, hair manifests health, youthfulness, strength, virility and sex-appeal. This is why the size of the hair care global market is expected to reach $105.3 billion by 2024 (without counting in hair-restoration surgeries).Big billion- dollar companies know what … [Read more...]

5 Myths about How a Woman’s Body Ages

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Let’s face it. You’re going to age whether you like it or not. But aging happens at different rates. You’ve probably seen people who seemingly defied the laws of aging by looking and performing like someone 20 years younger. For example, the world’s oldest gymnast, Johanna Quaas, is 91 years old and still performs more fluidly on a balance beam, mat and parallel bars than most people half her age. It’s time to toss out some of the “rules” and … [Read more...]

6 Common Herbs That Can Cure Digestive Problems

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The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence Whether you suffer from diarrhea, constipation or other digestive problems, we can understand why you may be seeking a solution. These problems can not only wreak havoc on your body, but they are also so disruptive to your everyday life. Most people are just tired of having to go to the bathroom all the … [Read more...]

9 Health Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

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I have been struggling a wee bit with my weight and general health for the last few months.  I put this down to not enough exercise and poor nutrition.  So over the last few months I have been looking at way to hack my health. I discovered the Ketogenic Diet and veraciously started reading everything I could about it.  Sites like the DietDoctor Sites like this and the likes of youtube were great resources for me. On Sunday the 28th May 2017 I … [Read more...]