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Sun Safety Tips

  SUN SAFETY TIPS   By   Vicki Hinze   It’s summer and time to enjoy being outdoors.  That means, among other things, greater sun exposure.  We’ve all heard about the dangers of ultraviolet rays damaging [...]

4 Things I Never Thought I’d Know About Vertigo

by Jenny Hansen The world has been rocking and pitching uncontrollably lately at my house. Not because of California earthquakes, but simply because I’ve been fighting vertigo since September 10th. It turns out vertigo is a lot more [...]

The Pool Walker’s Creed

By Piper Bayard Long ago, my writing partner Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare minimum [...]

Ho, Ho, Hum–Coping with Holiday Cheer in the Face of Loss

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Today we are pleased to welcome Sally Carey. Sally is a veteran Bereavement Coordinator for Hospice of Covenant Care in Westminster, CO. She has served the populations of the Denver area, helping people heal [...]

10 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Today I’m here to talk about a health concern nearly anyone is at risk for. I received a call from my cousin yesterday and she’s got DVT (that’s deep vein thrombosis) in her right leg. Gah! She’s not [...]

The 10 Most Common Phobias In America

Phobias are a tricky thing. Some of them are sudden (like my fear of heights) and some creep up on you over time (dental appointments…*shudders*). What is a phobia? A phobia is a completely irrational fear. Sufferers know they are behaving [...]

Michael Douglas, and HPV, By The Tweets

by Jenny Hansen I’m not sure how many of you have heard the bruhaha over Michael Douglas’ interview with the Guardian about his throat cancer two years ago. When the Guardian interviewer expressed that his throat cancer was likely [...]

STEALING JOY: WHEN OTHERS HURT YOU KNOWING THEY’RE DOING IT

STEALING JOY: WHEN OTHERS KNOW THEY’RE HURTING YOU AND DO IT ANYWAY By Vicki Hinze   In short: When Others Feed on Hurting You, Control You   We all have our soft underbelly; the one we avoid confrontation with whenever [...]

KEEPING THOSE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

  KEEPING THOSE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS BY VICKI HINZE   Making Resolutions for the new year is easy. It’s keeping them that’s tough. Here are some tips and tools to help. You can do it–whatever it is! Resolve. [...]