Health

One year later: economic impact of the Abraham Accords

Retired local physician Dr. Herzl Melmed recently discussed the impact of the Abraham Accords in a presentation to the local chapter of Hadassah, a charitable organization that supports the renowned Hadassah Medical Center of Israel that provides medical and surgical care to 1.5 million people annually and where Jewish and Arab medical personnel famously work …

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FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – Do you want to win? Part 2

In The Villager last week in part 1 of this 2-part series, I outlined the first 5 characteristics of a winner. To briefly review, the first five characteristics are: self-awareness, self-esteem, self-control, self-motivation, and self-expectancy. As I highlight the next five traits of being a winner, let me be clear, this is not about a …

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Parasites (Germs/Worms) – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (Part 1 of 2)

Parasites have important role on Earth and, therefore, it is our responsibility to learn how to co-exist, and at the same time, protect our bodies from the invasion and overgrowth of the “bad” and “ugly” Parasites.   From the first article that I wrote in The Villager (3/25/21), I shared that each subsequent article would …

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Wings of Hope raises more than $100,000 for pancreatic cancer research at CU Cancer Center

Researchers express cautious optimism as survival rate for patients continues to inch higher By Peter Jones Despite the continuing effects of COVID-19, a dedicated community of supporters converged Sept. 18 for the sold-out Evening of Hope, generating more than $100,000 to benefit pancreatic cancer research at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. “Wings of Hope …

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Friends of Nursing (FON) is celebrating its 40th Anniversary Oct. 16

BY MELANIE WALLACE The Celebration Luncheon will be held at the Wellshire Inn Event Center, 3333 South Colorado Boulevard. Check-in begins at 11 a.m. with the Luncheon at 12:00 noon and the program following.  A Blast from the Past will include a display of members’ nursing caps and uniforms from an earlier era accompanied by …

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FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS -Do you want to win? Part 1

Winning doesn’t mean a constant desire to compete or beat someone,  it is a posture of confidence and self-efficacy to overcome challenges and accomplish life goals.  A winning mindset helps to overcome fears, issues, disappointments, and even trauma. To reach personal and professional goals we need to learn how to be powerful and strong as …

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Can you be persuaded?

Persuasion is defined as influencing a person’s beliefs, attitudes, intentions, motivation, and behavior and plays an essential role in personal relationships. When two people get together, they will inevitably try to persuade one another on political, health, parenting, or economic issues. One might even use persuasion to get another to behave in a certain manner. …

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Probiotics Do Not Correct The Cause For Why You Take Them (Dysbiosis)!

Through the work of Elie Metchnikoff, Father of Cellular Immunology (1845-1916), Probiotics have been around for at least 100 years.  However, its popularity is more recent.   PROBIOTICS are live microorganisms of friendly bacteria (or Flora) taken in supplement form to combat DYSBIOSIS.  To understand Dysbiosis, you must first understand Eubiosis. EUBIOSIS is the state …

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Addressing a National Crisis

According to research out-lined by a cadre of social scientists, there are ten critical issues children are facing. Influencers and policy makers should make these issues a national priority. Single Parent House-holds: Since the 50’s the number of single-parent homes has consistently increased to an alarming rate. A Pew Research Report outlines that for the …

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