• RANDALL-YOUNG: Recovered Alcoholics Deserve Respect for Their Pain

    Through the course of my work, I have come to know some recovered alcoholics and they have taught me a lot. Some are extremely articulate, and have explained what it is like to get caught up in...

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  • RANDALL-YOUNG: Sometimes Changing for Someone Else Is the Best Route

    Conventional wisdom regarding relationships now holds that it is not healthy to change who we are to suit another person. If we give up our true natures, trying to be someone we are not, then we will...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Trendy flip-flops harmful to feet

    Although I have talked about the negative effects of wearing sandals or flip-flops in the past, I still see many patients coming into my office wearing them. This is particularly true for younger adults and teens. Regardless...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • GAGE: Seriously, are you getting enough sleep?

    A French Emperor was once quoted as saying “six hours of sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.” This is a debatable issue, but in a recent study of four hundred...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Lower back pain may be caused by a bad mattress

    Sleeping on the wrong mattress can create negative consequences for anyone with low back pain. A mattress lacking in back support reinforces poor sleeping posture, strains muscles and does not help keep the spine in proper alignment...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Mitra: The right-to-life debate

    The right-to-life debate is going to be under a brighter spotlight this year, as an extension of its translucent focus for several years, with the Supreme Court of Canada demanding the Feds make up their mind by...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Develop your healthy boundaries and say no

    This Week’s  Challenge How do I deal with the neighbors that just moved in next door? They have been my friends for many years. Since moving in they seem to think that because I will help them...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Trusting and following your intuition

    “Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.”  Robert Graves We all have intuition whether we recognize it or not. Intuition can be...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Ten tips to help make your summer a healthy one

    Are you getting into gardening, yard work and warm weather activities like golf? If yes, it doesn’t have to be a pain in the back if you take a few simple precautions. This week, I am offering...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • We all touch one another; make it a nice touch

    “Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.”      Mother Teresa   It was a cold and windy Sunday. For months I had been doing my exercising indoors, but...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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