Archive for November, 2011

Harvest Moom

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Harvest Moon, so orange and bright,
Shine on us this autumn night.
Light the way for all to see
The bounty of the field and tree. (more…)

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SSRIs and Sexual Desire: You Don’t Have to Choose

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft — the medications commonly called SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) have helped millions of people overcome depression and other related conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic attacks. (more…)

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Strange Hunger Pangs

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Q.I get a gnawing sensation in my stomach often, even in the middle of the night. It feels sort of like hunger pains, and eating food always makes it go away. I have no other symptoms. Could this be stomach cancer? What else might it be? (more…)

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The Hungry Woman’s Guide to Eating. Part 3

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Working out kills my appetite, but it makes my sister ravenous. Why are we so different?
The difference may be in your eating schedule or in the kind of workout you do. “Intense physical exercise suppresses hunger for an hour or two after a workout because your blood flow has been diverted away from the digestive tract and into the muscles,” explains Kristine Clark, Ph.D., the director of sports nutrition at Pennsylvania State University in University Park. (more…)

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The Hungry Woman’s Guide to Eating. Part 2

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

If I eat breakfast, I get hungry for lunch sooner than if I skip it. What gives?
“Eating breakfast isn’t your problem; eating the wrong kind of breakfast is,” says Allan Geliebter, Ph.D., a research scientist at the Obesity Research Center at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Foods loaded with simple carbohydrates, such as sugary cereal or bagels, send blood sugar soaring because they are so easily digested. What goes up also comes down-and just as quickly. (more…)

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The Hungry Woman’s Guide to Eating. Part 1

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Discover the surprising reasons why you want to chow down-and the best ways to keep your appetite in control

You’re at your desk, working away, when suddenly hunger hits. Your stomach growls, your concentration flies out the window and there’s only one fix: food. But what causes this overwhelming sensation-and how can you keep it from taking over your life? (more…)

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Power Walking Plan a 25-minute Get Fit Fast Walk

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

To boost your heart rate into the calorie-burning zone while walking, find a comfortable backpack and place about 5 pounds in it (use books, ankle weights, water bottles). Then try the following, making sure your heart rate stays at 60 to 70 percent of your maximum rate. (more…)

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Promise for Disability Service Met

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Disability Minister Jay Weatherill says the service Dignity for Disabled originally formed to lobby for, is now successfully and running.

Im very pleased to announce that the State Government has now achieved its aim of making sure that young people with intellectual disabilities, who arent able to enter the workforce when they leave school, are now able to access full-time programs of activity. (more…)

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