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23

Mar

2018

Striving for consistency, not perfection

Personal


Friday 23rd March 2018


WE ALL HAVE friends who espouse nuggets of wisdom that impact our views and our actions. Our entire life, in fact, is filled with these nuggets, and the value of them is often defined by…

16

Mar

2018

Our fear of offense is killing people

Health literacy


Friday 16th March 2018


‘BODY POSITIVITY’ IS one of the buzzwords of the day. It encourages people to adopt more forgiving and affirming attitudes towards their bodies and to the bodies of others, with the goal of improving overall…

2

Mar

2018

Our obesity crisis is a threat to national security

Diabetes, Health literacy


Friday 2nd March 2018


DURING A RECENT visit with a cardiologist, I was told something I hadn’t heard before. The majority of people, he said, aren’t afraid to die––they’re afraid of suffering during the process. That’s why, he told…

16

Feb

2018

The forgotten dangers of diabetes

Diabetes


Friday 16th February 2018


IT ISN’T A secret that obesity can lead to a host of life-threatening conditions, including type-2 diabetes. It’s also no secret that diabetes comes with its own serious implications for health. But these facts are…

9

Feb

2018

Eat slowly, enjoy your food, and stay healthy

Health literacy


Friday 9th February 2018


IN OUR OVERSTIMULATED culture, our attention spans have become so short that we’re always in a rush to find the next distraction. This has a detrimental effect on many areas of our lives, from our…

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