Health & Fitness

Janna Marlies Maron
My story: Using Power Verbs & Taking Action

Feb 27, 2015
My story: Using Power Verbs & Taking Action

I’ve written about the Strengths Finder assessment and understanding myself better so that I can find where I belong in the world and thrive. I’ve written about activator being my top strength. Activator is all about making ideas happen; putting ideas into action. The key word being action, movement. When I wrote How to Manage...

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Lawsuit Says Purina Food Harms Dogs; Company Denies Allegations

Feb 26, 2015
Lawsuit Says Purina Food Harms Dogs; Company Denies Allegations

(CNN) — Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has “resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs,” a lawsuit says. The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, seizures, bloat and kidney failure, the suit said. The named plaintiff in...

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Healthy Breakfast with Prosperity Bootcamp

Feb 26, 2015
Healthy Breakfast with Prosperity Bootcamp

A healthy breakfast with an extra kick. Bethany Crouch lets us know about the treats they will be serving for the special workout session with Mama Bootcamp.

Game to 100
Jury service shakes up daily routine

Feb 26, 2015

In my imagination, I’m a go-with-the-flow kind of guy. When the unexpected happens, I quickly adapt. I admire adventurers and undercover operatives who throw themselves into dangerous, uncharted situations and find a way to improvise new game plans. One of … Continue reading

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High Heart-Failure Rate in San Bernardino County Prompts New Helpline

Feb 25, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 20 percent of San Bernardino County residents enrolled in the state’s low-income insurance program are treated for heart failure — an alarmingly high rate.

In response, a nonprofit has created a helpline that will facilitate care, with referrals to doctors, exercise programs, nutrition advice and transportation to clinics.

The post High...

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Consciousness and Health
Can Better Health Be Bought?

Can Better Health Be Bought?

There was a time during the late Middle Ages when anyone with enough cash on hand could appeal to the local church “pardoner” for the remission of their sins, in effect buying their way to heaven. The bigger the pardon (for instance, salvation from eternal damnation), the larger the donation, ensuring, if not a...

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Self-acceptance helps when painting a room

Feb 23, 2015
Self-acceptance helps when painting a room

  Age has brought a touch of patience. I took the cabinet door off before I started painting the small upstairs bathroom. In my first two houses, I painted over hinges, telling myself the overall new look would far outweigh … Continue reading

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Need to Know

Feb 22, 2015

By Hannah Guzik Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. Trauma is a public health crisis, but new research offers hope. California, for one, is trying to protect kids from trauma. Foster kids are prescribed antipsychotic...

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No Room at Rehab?

Feb 20, 2015

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California’s broad response to fraud may limit access to addiction treatment

By Hannah Guzik

A 12-year-old girl is in foster care, but could be living with her father – if he could find a place in an outpatient drug treatment program.

The girl, her father, and the judge and the social service...

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States struggle with Medicaid dental care expansion

Feb 20, 2015

California and other states are struggling to meet the demand for dentists as they expand eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, according to this report from Kaiser Health News. The post States struggle with Medicaid dental care expansion appeared...

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