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3 Digestive Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

One evening she was on the phone with me, chatting excitedly about the three books she was editing, and the next day she was in hospital, getting a biopsy done. The news was not good: she had colon ca…

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4 Warning Signs You Could Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

At least 1.3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly known as RA, this is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack a person's own tissue lining the joints.†If…

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The Diagnosis That Sends Friends and Family Running Away

When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness, their friends and family members typically respond in one of two ways: rallying, or running. We would like to think that our loved ones would rall…

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Diagnosing AIDS

AIDS is generally diagnosed by a blood or saliva test. Watch this for a quick tip on how else it can be diagnosed!…

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What Your Body Tells the Healer

An Ayurvedic healer starts reading your personality type as soon as you walk into his room. How does he do that? Well, ancient ayurvedic treatises have lengthy explanations of how your physical appear…

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The Secret To Healing From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

I meet some of the most amazing people on†Twitter and†Facebook, and after posting some of the quotes from my upcoming book†Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself, many people who h…

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The Private Hell of Painful Sex

For over a decade after losing my virginity at twenty, I suffered from painful sex (dyspareunia). Although my body would lie there, feeling like I was getting stabbed with a knife while being rubbed r…

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Next Steps After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

By Janis Graham, Family Circle No matter what you may do to prepare yourself, being told that a lump is indeed breast cancer is always a shock. And before you have time to think straight, you…

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The Biopsy and Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Living with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (#4 in a series) Breast biopsy day has arrived. Stephanie, the ultrasound technician from yesterday was back, and she and Dr. H prepped me for the pro…

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What is a “Normal” Brain?

By Thomas Armstrong, Ode Magazine Imagine for a moment that our society has been transformed into a culture of flowers. Now letís say for the sake of argument that the psychiatrists are the ros…

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