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PLAGUE - Praying for "Those Who Are Not Yet My Friends"

By Kent Heckenlively (WARNING!! - To my deeply valued atheist readers, you might want to skip this article and come back to me next week where I will once again be deeply involved in the questions of this world. Thank...

12 Days of Skyhorse Publishing: Day 11 Vaccines 2.0 The Careful Parent's Guide to Making Safe Vaccination Choices for Your Family

We owe a debt of gratitude to Tony Lyons, Publisher at Skyhorse Publishing in New York. His committment to books about autism is..... well - why don't we let him tell you himself. (Thank you to The Thinking Moms' Revolution...

Simien Trek Ethiopia – day 4

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Day 4: Chenek-Buwahit, 4-6 hrs walking We were up before the dawn, wanting our best chance of success climbing Mt Bwahit. Our guards had slept outside beside the tents, despite the cold. The … Continue reading ?

12 Reasons You Should Consider Going Vegan

Being a vegan can be a very physically rewarding and emotionally satisfying experience. At times it can be a very socially challenging lifestyle. Being a vegan is not always respected and it’s not always understood socially. As humans...Show More Summary

Friday Funny 845: Taking Your Christmas "Fun Run" to a Whole New Level

This guy's serious: In related Christmas news, this is awesome: Lots more funny stuff posted everyday on steveinaspeedo.tumblr.com. Happy weekend! Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/

Hepatitis C Treatment Wins Approval, but Price Relief May Be Limited

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Insurers are hoping that a new competitor to Gilead Sciences’ drugs for the disease will drive down prices, though the new drug’s price is higher than was hoped.

Pain Clinic Doctor Is Sentenced In Overdose Deaths of 2 Patients

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Stan Xuhui Li was convicted in the overdose deaths of two patients under his care.

The New Health Care: H.M.O.s Offer Lower Prices in Health Care Marketplaces

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Plans that limit a patient’s choice of where to go to seek care are not without controversy, but they are making a comeback.

The New Health Care: Medicaid Rolls Surge Under Affordable Care Act

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

The states that did not expand their programs saw increases in enrollment, and the states that did saw even more. Call it the woodwork effect.

Absence and Presence

This blog has been like a yogi's rendition of Silent Night lately. Yes, it's true, I've been spending my time enjoying the holiday season rather than sitting at my computer blogging. I've missed you, yet I can't say that I...

Coal-ash dumps to face restrictions six years after billion-gallon spill in Tennessee

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Millions of tons of coal ash produced by power companies each year will come under stricter controls of new federal regulations intended to prevent disasters such as the 2008 dike failure that released a billion gallons of toxic slurry into two Tennessee rivers.Read full article >>

Beginning Your Practice in Pigeon Pose: Establish Your Ground of Being

2 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Many yoga students are appalled when asked to start a yoga class in a pigeon pose. Some have been taught that before setting up any pose, one should “warm up” with 108 chatarungas, sun salutations or with a good stretch. At … The post Beginning Your Practice in Pigeon Pose: Establish Your Ground of Being appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Former Morbidly Obese Patients Still Seek Treatment After Weight Loss Surgery

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Even years after receiving gastric bypass surgery, some are still seeking help for eating disorders.

If We Could Turn Back Time, This Is the Healthy Advice We'd Tell Ourselves

2 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

It's inevitable: when healthy resolutions are on the horizon, we can't help but reflect on the past. And if the technology existed, I would rely on a time machine to give my younger self a heads up about a few things that would makeShow More Summary

Preparation is Vital for a Good Cryopreservation

2 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The cryonics industry provides the only alternative to the grave for people who will age to death prior to the advent of rejuvenation treatments. Sadly, even after four decades of service this remains a small industry and only a tiny...Show More Summary

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