January 2015 Issue

  • Bald is Beautiful

    by Mike Waid I can remember back when I was a kid and the word “cancer” was only something I heard in the context of old people.  As a young child my world was full of play, fun, joy, friends and everything else other than cancer.  Boy how times have changed as I’ve gotten older.… [Continue Reading]

    Bald is Beautiful
  • Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

    By Darci Steiner, MS, CNC As an American your odds of dying of heart disease are one in four. Approximately 1,400 Americans die each day from heart disease. “In traditional societies, where people don’t eat processed foods, heart disease is rare,” says cardiologist Arthur Agatston, MD. In addition, “If you start with a healthy diet… [Continue Reading]

    Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance
  • Why Alignment Matters

    Line Up Your Bones and Improve Your Health by Dr. Rebecca Hoeck, PT, DPT “Don’t slouch, sit up straight, shoulders back.”  We’ve all heard or used these phases. Hunching over our desks/computers/cellular phones and carrying a heavy purse or a backpack on one shoulder are the common infractions. But what are the implications of poor posture, or as… [Continue Reading]

    Why Alignment Matters
  • Dance Yourself Healthy: The Benefits of Dance

    By Mary Jo Hansen Dancing isn’t just about the steps and music. It’s a perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and mental stimulation. Dancing enhances your life in so many ways: Health, Confidence, Self-Expression, Social, Relaxation, and Fun. Health: When you dance, your cardiovascular system improves, your muscle tone increases and you burn calories. This… [Continue Reading]

    Dance Yourself Healthy: The Benefits of Dance
  • BOOKENDS: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

    Dr. Marina Singh researches lipids for a pharmaceutical company in Minnesota. Her colleague dies deep in the Amazon jungle while attempting  to contact an elusive researcher in the field (who would rather be left alone). Dr. Singh and her boss receive a vague letter informing them of Anders’ death. The sad task of informing his… [Continue Reading]

    BOOKENDS: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

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Bald is Beautiful

by Mike Waid I can remember back when I was a kid and the word “cancer” was only something I heard in the context of old people.  As a young child my world was full of play, fun, joy, friends and everything else other than cancer.  Boy how times have changed as I’ve gotten older. […]

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Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

By Darci Steiner, MS, CNC As an American your odds of dying of heart disease are one in four. Approximately 1,400 Americans die each day from heart disease. “In traditional societies, where people don’t eat processed foods, heart disease is rare,” says cardiologist Arthur Agatston, MD. In addition, “If you start with a healthy diet […]

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Why Alignment Matters

Line Up Your Bones and Improve Your Health by Dr. Rebecca Hoeck, PT, DPT “Don’t slouch, sit up straight, shoulders back.”  We’ve all heard or used these phases. Hunching over our desks/computers/cellular phones and carrying a heavy purse or a backpack on one shoulder are the common infractions. But what are the implications of poor posture, or as […]

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Dance Yourself Healthy: The Benefits of Dance

By Mary Jo Hansen Dancing isn’t just about the steps and music. It’s a perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and mental stimulation. Dancing enhances your life in so many ways: Health, Confidence, Self-Expression, Social, Relaxation, and Fun. Health: When you dance, your cardiovascular system improves, your muscle tone increases and you burn calories. This […]

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BOOKENDS: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Dr. Marina Singh researches lipids for a pharmaceutical company in Minnesota. Her colleague dies deep in the Amazon jungle while attempting  to contact an elusive researcher in the field (who would rather be left alone). Dr. Singh and her boss receive a vague letter informing them of Anders’ death. The sad task of informing his […]

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LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Millionaire in the Making by John Booren

Your financial foundation built during your 20s and 30s will have a dramatic impact on your finances for the rest of your life. Be sure you’re making the right decisions with Millionaire in the Making. Millionaire in the Making is a simple and informative guide for young families eager to lay the groundwork for their […]