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Women’s Health

Stop the Insanity! The Over-Drugging of a Nation

January 16, 2013

The Over-Drugging of a Nation

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Has Anyone Seen My Hormones?

January 15, 2013

The Importance of balancing female hormones

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The Fats of Life

December 26, 2012

Since I proclaim to be an advocate of eating a healthy diet to prevent and treat many chronic illnesses, you might ask “why would I devote an entire article to fat?” Well, before you dismiss the topic or label me a nutritional heretic, hear me out: I’m not talking about packing on the pounds or […]

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Hosting a Healthy Party

November 19, 2012

Partying is in my bones….and growing up in a working class Irish-Catholic family is where it all started! Despite their financial struggles, my parents loved to throw a party. I have pretty vivid memories of my dad arm in arm with my uncles singing Irish songs and raising their glasses of beer as they toasted […]

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Natural and Healthy Skin Care….

June 29, 2012

Common Sense Approaches to Health The Importance of Natural Skin Care… the next great health awakening Over the past 35 years, I’ve observed many people become quite knowledgeable about the importance of what they put in their bodies. Back in the 1970’s, when I began my fascination with nutrition; the general understanding of the critical […]

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Gas, Bloating? Solutions for Improving Digestion

March 8, 2012

I think I’ll spare myself the embarrassment and not share with you the nickname my friends gave me in high school as a result of my digestive problems.   I now know that the diet of my youth which consisted of:  bologna sandwiches made with Wonder Bread, soda, milk and Twinkies was at the root of […]

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Guarding Against Gardasil

November 30, 2011

Facts not fear should guide our decisions about the HPV vaccine Maureen H. McDonnell, BS,RN Of course we want to protect our children and ourselves against the most common sexually transmitted disease:  Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that an estimated 20 million Americans are now infected with.   Unquestionably if the body does not clear it, this […]

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