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Don’t Fall Victim to the Holiday Heart Attack

It's a sobering reality amid the holiday cheer: More people die from a heart attack or stroke in the winter months than during warmer weather, with mortality rates averaging 10 per cent higher. For ol…

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Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …

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Top 10 Causes of Death Around the World

Most humans don't like to think about dying, but it's an inevitability for all of us. How or why we will die isn't something any of us can know for certain, but there are plenty of things that can tip…

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What to Say (& Not Say) to Someone Who Lost a Pet

As too many of us know, the death of a pet is devastating. Our pets are more than just animals; they are integral parts of our families, they are our confidants, our best friends, and our biggest fans…

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Is Your Challenge Actually an Opportunity for Triumph?

Anna Cuevas shares her thoughts on the miracles we find when faced with challenges. What would you do if you came face to face with death and then received a miracle? Miracles often make themsel…

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Change Your Beliefs — and Save Your Life

Lion Goodman shares his search for answers after a life-threatening experience. When I was 26 years old, a man pointed a gun at my head and shot me four times. I responded with love and compassion,…

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Wisdom from Caroline Flohr

Three knocks at the front door wake me. Two emergency responders greet me with news that my twin daughter is dead. She is 16 years old; me, just 40. An odd clarity washes over me... We are all rowi…

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Do You Have Regret?

I have thought a lot about regret. I remember my grandmother saying to me: don't do something you will regret at the end of your life. She looked so intensely at me that her words were seared into …

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Mourning a Pet’s Death & Celebrating Their Life

As an emergency critical care specialist, I end up euthanizing a lot of dogs and cats in the ER and ICU. If I had to guess, approximately 30 percent of my patients end up being humanely "put to slee…

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Wisdom from Becki Hawkins

One of my favorite adults to spend time with as a child was my grandfather. I followed him downhill to the barn, across the pasture, into the garden, inside the chicken house. He talked and I listened…

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