December 18, 2018

One might not think that someone 
with no arms and no legs could swim, much less scuba dive, but with the help of one non-profit 
organization based in the Chicagoland area, children, veterans and people of all abilities around 
the world can benefit from zero gravity...

September 10, 2018

Remember the days when “work” meant manual labor with a side of blood, sweat, and tears? Neither do we. These days it seems we’re more likely to log hour after idle hour with our bums glued to our seats. And while you may be an Excel champ by day and gym rat by night,...

September 10, 2018

Some people just ooze happiness: They always seem to be smiling and having fun, and let negative emotions and experiences roll off their backs. But if you think there's no way you could possibly ever be that way, you're wrong. Science proves that you do have the power...

September 10, 2018

Grilled Liver Kebabs (Jigar)

Made with just about any kind of meat, kebabs are classic Iranian street food. Lamb is the predominant red meat eaten in Iran, and its liver is a delicacy. Lemon, garlic and fresh basil nicely balance the liver's mineral flavor.



September 10, 2018

I've always loved the Aesop Fable that coined the expression "sour grapes." It's about a fox that can't reach the grapes on a tree, and after many failed attempts, walks away grapeless, saying to himself, "Well, those grapes were probably sour anyway."

The typical moral...

May 3, 2018

Massage and Mental Health (click here to read more)

Massage therapy is commonly used for relaxation and pain relief, in addition to a variety of health conditions such as osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and inflammation after exercise. Massage therapy can also be an effec...

January 5, 2018

Common Chronic Pain Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Living with a condition that causes pain around the clock is no easy feat. And people often don’t understand the toll it takes on a person’s mind, body, and soul. There are a few ways, however, to fight this invisible i...

September 15, 2017

It should come as no surprise that hemp seed oil has had some success in relieving the symptoms of Eczema. In 2005, Dr. J. Callaway, published a study done in Finland in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment documenting the treatment of Eczema using hemp seed oil....

August 20, 2017

The endogenous cannabinoid system, named after the plant that led to its discovery, is perhaps the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health. Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body: in the brain,...

July 12, 2017

Cannabis is a profoundly powerful medicine that has been used for thousands of years. As science moves forward, we have been able to really examine just how the cannabis plant affects our body. What we have found is that it offers far more health benefits than previous...

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