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    May 3, 2015 · 0 Comments · Healthy Living

    Doggie wisdom

    I believe that people with dogs are for the most part physically and emotionally healthier than people without dogs. A quick Internet search will tell you as much. One can find dozens of studies…

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    May 2, 2015 · 0 Comments · Mind & Spirit

    A wholistic path through depression

    I found myself staying in bed all day, not wanting to see anyone, not wanting to go anywhere. I had little energy and low self-confidence. I felt shame and embarrassment that I wasn’t functioning like…

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    May 1, 2015 · 0 Comments · Healthy Living

    On-line hypochondriac

    Wrote H.L. Mencken many years ago, “A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.” I think this goes double for the Internet. When it comes to…

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    April 24, 2015 · 0 Comments · Local health care

    CrowdMed online diagnosis healthcare

    I didn’t even know what crowdsourcing really meant until last week. When I was looking for a logo for a small business I’m launching, my uncle suggested I could save money using a…

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    October 16, 2014 · 0 Comments · Diet & Exercise

    Sweetening the pot

    I always thought that artificial sweeteners were kind of silly, for those of us without diabetes, that is, and maybe full of chemicals besides (although in college I had a Tab habit). That…

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    October 9, 2014 · 0 Comments · Healthy Living

    Bionic back

    A newer alternative to the classic spinal fusion surgery for spinal disc problems, disc replacement surgery, takes some of the technology used for artificial hips and knees and applies it to blown discs…

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    September 24, 2014 · 0 Comments · Drugs and Supplements

    A clever pill to swallow

    It’s reminiscent of Fantastic Voyage, the sci-fi story (both a film and a novel) in which a team of scientists gets tiny and travels through a human body to fix a blood clot….

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    September 16, 2014 · 0 Comments · Local health care

    Interoperability

    Information is like a genie in a bottle. It can be used for good purposes and for bad. It’s good to keep both in mind. Healthcare has its share of charlatans, incompetents, poseurs…

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Leap forward in dental technology in Kingston

Hey, hobo man, Hey, dapper Dan, You’ve both got your style, But, brother, you’re never fully dressed without a smile! —“You’re Never Fully Dressed  Without A Smile,” Annie Kingston dentist Dennis Oppenheimer has…

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I believe that people with dogs are for the most part physically and emotionally healthier than people without dogs. A quick Internet search will tell you as much. One can find dozens of studies…

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Sacred space

When her daughter had cancer, author Abigail Thomas began teaching memoir writing to cancer patients at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston. Inspired by a visit to the oncology support program, Thomas offered to give…

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A wholistic path through depression

I found myself staying in bed all day, not wanting to see anyone, not wanting to go anywhere. I had little energy and low self-confidence. I felt shame and embarrassment that I wasn’t functioning like…

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