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Posted on August 28, 2013 by Demos Health | 0 comments
The following book review of Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease is reposted from Elaine Benton’s blog. I was asked to review a book entitled Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease written by Peggy...
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Posted on August 26, 2013 by R. Bradley Snyder | 1 comment
“There’s no trick to parenting. It’s just a simple trick!” Bradley Snyder quotes The Simpsons in his book: The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids. From his research and professional experience, Snyder simplifies raising kids to five key truths that will help parents better understand their children: Kids are kids ...
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Posted on August 21, 2013 by Demos Health | 1 comment
Linda Bacon, PhD, professor, researcher, and consultant, is a leading advocate for Health at Every Size and sustainable agriculture. Her recently released book, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight has received great acclaim from health professionals and consumers alike. Dr. Bacon's article below originally appeared...
Posted in: Diet, Diet & Fitness
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Posted on August 21, 2013 by Demos Health | 0 comments
Thanks to the internet, it has become infinitely easier for people living gluten-free to find delicious and healthy recipes to support their lifestyle. It doesn’t matter what the circumstances are – they could be dealing with celiac disease themselves, supporting a friend or loved one with the disorder, or they could just think that avoiding gluten all together is a much more healthy way to live and eat.  In the last few years, there has been a growing conglomerate of individuals interested...
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Posted on August 19, 2013 by Demos Health | 0 comments
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, so try to get your kids to go outside and play, away from television and the computer. This is the time to discuss the importance of eye safety with your kids. Yearly eye exams in children can detect nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, amblyopia (lazy eye), and, in some cases, tumors. Undetected vision problems can cause learning...