Michael's Yoga Products and Picks

Michael's Yoga Products and Picks features yoga books, accessories, and other products to help people get started and deepen their practice.

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A Patient's Experience of Health Care

Read The Integrator Blog for an account of my friend's recent experience of hospital care.

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Camlawblog Subscribers Come Forth

If you subscribe to www.camlawblog.com, please let us know who you are.

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Holistic Health Insurance for Complementary and Alternative Medicine People

Health Insurance Off the Grid offers a "complete healthcare system for a person or a family that removes many of the hassles of HMOs, denied coverage and Western medicine as the only option."

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U.S. Government Uses Internet for Anti-Drug Videos

You-Tube for public health measures--the U.S. government has figured it out.

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International Esthetics Show

Coming to Orlando in October.

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Complementary Medicine Used to Improve Sleep

A study shows increased use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to alleviate insomnia.

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Traffic and More Traffic

I'm going to try Technorati's method to increase entry into the Blogosphere.

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California Chiropractic Legal Issues

California law governing chiropractic can be a bit abstruse, since it is spread over different sources.

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Ruppies Pulled to Medical Spas

"Ruppies" or "retired urban people" apparently are being pulled toward medical spas as part of the overall business upswell of spa profits.

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Spa-Goers Cautioned in Tapei

Not all medical spas provide outstanding care and treatment.

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Japanese Study Shows Green Tea Prolongs Life

A study of more than 40,000 men and women in Japan has found that those who drink a lot of green tea live longer.

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Woman in Coma Played Tennis in Her Head

And her ability to do so raised new questions about consciousness for doctors believing that a coma equated with lack of consciousness.

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Korean Pine Nut Could Help Those With Obesity

According to a report in Reuters, research suggests that an extract from the Korean Pine Nut could be useful in appetite suppression.

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CAM Cases

Below are some of the key judicial decisions in New York covering malpractice claims and/or disciplinary investigations against physicians using CAM.

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Ayurvedic Remedies May Help With Alzheimer's

Researchers studied five plants commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine, and found that the plants acted to prevent the breakdown of neurotransmitters, improving memory and concentration in people with Alzheimer's disease.

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Healthy Olive Oil Edges Out Vegetable Fats

When it comes to heart health, virgin olive oil may have an edge over other vegetable fats, new research suggests.

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Obesity Continues to Threaten World

"The world now has more fat people than hungry ones, according to World Health Organisation figures."

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Physician Disciplinary Actions Grow

The Illinois Financial and Professional Regulation Department took 281 disciplinary actions against doctors last year, a 17 percent increase over 2004 and more than double the number of actions in 2001.

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Pharmaceutical Fraud Highlighted by Alternative Medicine Proponents

Consider this quote: "If you have a long, drawn-out, incurable but treatable disease, it's unfortunate for you but great for pharmaceutical companies. While you're suffering indefinitely, you're also buying expensive pharmaceutical drugs to make the disease "manageable."

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Costs of Car Add to Health Concerns

"Contenment Without A Car" points out the financial and mental health savings made by one individual who also helped cool the peak oil phenomenon through her own choices.

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New York Bar Association Addreses Outsourcing of Legal Services

The New York Bar Association Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics has decided that with certain restrictions, a lawyer may ethically outsource legal support services overseas to a non-lawyer.

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Mercy Medical Center Starts Quiet Hour Program

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa started a Quiet Hour Program.

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Medical Spas

I'm starting to keep a running list of new medical spas ... the fields keeps booming. The blog covers medical spa legal issues elsewhere.

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