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The Role of Faith When Doctors Don’t Have the Answers

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On a micro-level, pain has a way of making your mind race. On a macro-level, being physically broken in your health forces a much broader perspective on life. For reasons that are comfortably beyond my understanding, God has me right in the thick of it right now. Like right now. I’m …

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Why Legendary Running Back Bo Jackson Wishes He Never Played Football

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As an 80’s baby, Bo Jackson was my hero. The world had never seen an athlete like him and possibly still hasn’t. He’s a living legend—a Heisman trophy winner and the only athlete in history to be an All-Pro in the NFL and an All-Star in Major League Baseball. I will …

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How ‘Healthy’ Food Labels May be Contributing to Obesity Epidemic

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In the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, investigators found that we are likely to consume more of a certain food if we perceive it to be healthy. Researchers conducted three experiments on three groups of people to reach their findings. They enrolled 50 undergraduate students to complete the Implicit Association …

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125 Amazing Uses For Coconut Oil

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(Editor’s Note: This list is LONG. I mean it’s incredibly comprehensive so stay with it. Maybe forward it along to your family. Keep it as a reference! There is good stuff here.) While traveling through Thailand, by partner and I joked about buying a coconut plantation because it seems that …

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Dr. Sebi Now One of over 50 Holistic Doctors Dead in One Year

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World renowned herbal healer, pathologist, and naturopathist Dr. Sebi died on August 6th after allegedly being taken into police custody for having over $30,000 cash on his person. The details surrounding his death are still unclear. We published a story on Dr. Sebi and his victory over the Attorney General in their lawsuit against …

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Ambulance Drone to Drastically Cut Emergency Response Times

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I don’t know exactly why, but I am completely fascinated with drones and their potential role within our society. They’ve caused their fair share of incidents resulting in privacy concerns, but have also become a technology that is being explored in hopes of enhancing our daily lives. An obvious example is Amazon’s intention to use …

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I’m Struggling in a Hospital Bed & God Allowed it on Purpose

Phase one of Oakwood Annapolis Hospital Emergency Department construction completed. Phase one opened for use November 8, 2012.

I’m laying in a hospital bed—miserable, bored, depressed, and confused. I’ll spare you the details, but to make a long story short I’ve had a heart defect since birth. At thirty-one years of age it has caused two major heart surgeries and five less serious procedures, the last of which unsuccessfully took …

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The Effects of Dehydration and Overhydration on Your Body and Brain

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As the mother of seven children, I find myself regularly ensuring my children are drinking enough water. I very rarely ever buy drinks at the store and I would say 99% of our beverage consumption in our home is water. The other 1% is non-dairy milk over cereal. But even …

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This Fitness App Received the Largest Funding Ever Offered on ABC’s “Shark Tank”

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Ben Young and Gregory Coleman have developed a unique product and achieved something amazing with it.  If you aren’t familiar, ABC has a show called Shark Tank where bright minds present creative business ideas to a panel of wealthy “sharks” in hopes that one of them will invest to take …

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A World Renowned US Hospital Gave E-Cigarettes to Patients

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The Mayo Clinic is arguably the most respected hospital in the United States due to their published findings from their extensive medical research.  When they talk, everyone listens. Recently they noticed a much higher rate of complications in surgical patients who are smokers and decided to do something about it.  A research experiment …

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