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Archive for 'Health'

A Million To One

Jodie Gee of Dallas, Texas, her five-year old son Tyler, one-year old daughter Elizabeth and husband Alex, are all counting on a stranger to help bring Jodie back home.
In November 2008, after noticing unexplained bruising on her body, Jodie received a stunning diagnosis from her doctor: severe aplastic anemia. Jodie’s bone marrow no longer produces [...]

Living Healthy, Living Happy, Living Well, Living..

Living Healthy… Living Happy… Living Well… Living… are the words printed on the t-shirts of a very unique dragon boat racing team that competed in the 2008 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. This team did more than race toward the finish line; they raced toward healthy and cancer-free lives. They are team Chemo Kazee.
Participating for the [...]

Scoping Out Cancer

Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd.
Parker, CO 80138
For uninsured patients, Parker Hospital is offering a fixed-rate colonoscopy for $1000, which includes all costs.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Yet, it’s among the most treatable of all cancers and has a five-year survival rate of 90 percent if detected and treated [...]

Cleansing Our Minds

Spring cleaning – the time of year when homes get a thorough cleaning from the dirt, dust, and disorder that has snuck in throughout the year, especially during the holiday season. It’s a tradition most American families engage in to prepare for the arrival of spring. But our homes aren’t the only place that needs [...]

Rejuvenate at the Compassionate Monastery in Morrison

Enjoy the scenic drive and feel nature’s freshness, as you make your way up the mountains to a relaxing resort, not a bustling ski resort, but a modest three-story light blue house refurbished into a Buddhist monastery. Take 285 west just eight miles past C-470 to arrive at the Compassionate Dharma Cloud Monastery in Morrison. [...]

Reflexology: Charting a Course of Good Health

Throughout history, health practices similar to modern reflexology have appeared, been lost and rediscovered, time and again, in various cultures around the globe. Today’s practitioners of reflexology generally follow a version of the art that arose in China around 2750 BC, and was transplanted into Japanese culture in 670 AD. The main claim of reflexology [...]

Cultural Clashes: Asian Parents and Bicultural Children

Are you an immigrant parent struggling to raise your children in the United States? If so, you are not alone. More than half of the parents of Asian American students today were not born in the United States. It is likely that many of you immigrated here in hopes of giving your children a better [...]