In: Lifestyle

Remove Excess Stress From Your Life
May 29, 2020

If you’ve read our previous blog about stress, then you’re aware of how pervasive stress can be.  In case you didn’t get the chance to read…

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What’s Stress Got To Do With It?
May 29, 2020

It’s a Thursday morning, and you finally roll out of bed after hitting the snooze button more times than you’d like to…

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Coffee with Alice: A Possible Link Between Testosterone and Covid?
May 28, 2020

Tyler (00:02): Hey everyone. As promised, we are doing our best to keep you up to date with all things related…

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Mistakes & Miracles
July 22, 2018

I have made countless mistakes, all of them, by my own hubris; stretching from romantic blunders to financial faults. I’ve accepted…

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“Red Meat Increases the Risk of Dying”
May 24, 2018

Did that get your attention? If it did, you’re not alone. That was a headline from a leading publication in 2017. Panic. Terror. Cows breathe a sigh of relief. Is the headline true? It must be. The study says so. Not so fast. I’m sure you’ve seen headlines with the phrases, “increase risk of,” or “linked to.” Usually, those are from “observational studies.” Those studies have a place in the world of science, but how? Quick, read further and save the ribeyes! 

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Stress is Growth
November 11, 2018

Disclaimer: Chronic stress is a genuine concern in our current environment. Continuous “fight-or-flight” responses and prolonged cortisol exposure plague countless individuals,…

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Thankful Way of Life
November 21, 2018

I’ve always said, Thanksgiving is a way of life, not just a Holiday. To understand this better, let’s look at the…

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The Religion of Dieting
September 17, 2018

When did one’s diet become a religion? Watching a low carb vs. high carb debate is like watching the Crusades; no…

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Rescuing the Youth
August 26, 2018

FDR was an enigmatic man. Stricken with polio, he never allowed himself to be photographed in his wheelchair, not wanting anyone…

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The Line in the Sand
August 12, 2018

Be a Lenny Skutnik.

On January 26, 1982, Lenny Skutnik sat in the Presidential Gallery, next to the First Lady during the Inaugural Address, receiving a standing ovation.

Who was Lenny Skutnik?

Washington National Airport: Two weeks earlier.

The weather was uncooperative, heavy snowfall grounded airplanes for much of the day. Thousands of passengers sat in the terminals, unsure if their flights would be further delayed, or canceled completely. In the pre-9/11 era, entire families would wait alongside the traveler to see their plane soar into the air. Dads, who wanted to sound funny to their children would mimic Tattoo from “Fantasy Island” as they shouted, “De plane! De plane!” Air Florida Flight 90 was among those planes.

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