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Are You Ready to Seize the Day?

When you are inspired to do something, whatever it is in you that calls to be expressed, answer the call. Be bold; cross the threshold into uncertainty with the joyous anticipation that you are in fac…

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NuvaRing Risks: Separating Hype from Fact

Lately the ring has been making headlines—and some of the stories the articles tell are downright scary. Vanity Fair's piece, titled "Why Is Potentially Lethal Contraceptive NuvaRing Still on the Mark…

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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Vacation

Summer is nearing its end, but hopefully you still have one more trip in the works, even if it is a short one. Make the most out of your final vacation of the summer by finding inspiration in an unfam…

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Hold Tight? Or Unleash?

I was about to lead a teleclass in two minutes, when the phone rang. I could tell by the tone of his voice that something awful had happened. His name was Dan. He asked if we had a puppy named B…

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The Shocking Dangers Of Medical Overdiagnosis & Overtreatment – Part 1

Back when I was still in clinical practice, my newly pregnant patient Samantha, accompanied by her husband John, asked if I would order every medical test known to modern science in order to guarantee…

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Which Ways Are You Brave?

When I started working on my latest book about how fear makes you sick and how courage helps you heal, I had the nerve to tell Matt I was writing the book for fearful people like him. (Note to self: K…

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Learning to Let Go

The skill of letting go can be learned; once learned, you will enjoy living more spontaneously. Make the most of every experience: Meaning is essential. If this moment truly matters to you, you wil…

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The Pill: Risks & Benefits

Curious as to what the benefits and risks of the pill are? Watch this for a quick tip on figuring it out!…

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Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure

Some people are more likely to develop high blood pressure than others. Find out if you're in the high-risk group. …

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What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure means that your blood is flowing through your arteries too forcefully. But how does that lead to a heart attack? Find out.…

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