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It Is Time To Ask The Hard Questions For The Sake Of Our Children.


I read with great interest the recent ‘measles epidemic’ articles that addressed the vaccine debate from the point of view of a cancer parent. My interest is the result of being a cancer parent myself – my little girl has been … Continue reading

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The REAL Reason Why Children Fidget


A perfect stranger pours her heart out to me over the phone. She complains that her six-year-old son is unable to sit still in the classroom. The school wants to test him for ADHD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder). This sounds familiar, … Continue reading

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It’s Simple, If It Jiggles, It’s Fat.


“Don’t eat fat! It causes heart disease, high cholesterol and worst of all, it makes you FAT!” How many times have you heard this? How many times have you gone down the aisles at the store, seeing row after row … Continue reading

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And I Don’t Even Hate You…


Special Forces (or Forces Spéciales) is that rare beast, a French war movie. Yes, seeing the French army taking out bad guys might break a bit of fresh ground, but in all other respects this film follows every time-honored formula … Continue reading

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Everything Has An End Except Family


Life on Earth is One Big Extended Family, and therefore we are related in an exact way, not only to every other living thing, but also to every thing that has ever lived. This view of life can be thought … Continue reading

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A Problem Shared Is A Problem Halved, Or So They Say.


Why do some have so much while others have nothing? Before diving in, let’s consider why we even share at all? Is it that Earth is over-populated and sharing is the only way to ensure everyone’s needs are met? Or … Continue reading

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Give Your Stress Wings And Let It Fly Away.


Is suffering normal or not?” The question is obviously rhetorical. There are very few among us who have never experienced stress. Whether it’s a pending work deadline or an overwhelming physical threat, our body’s response to stress can be both … Continue reading

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