Tagged: health

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No Smoking

I hate cigarettes. I always have. If there’s even a whiff of smoke in the air, I can smell it. And while I certainly have my share of bad habits, smoking is not one...

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Universal Health Care and Job Creators

In recent years, conservative politicians have talked about creating more jobs to boost the economy. They talk about lowering taxes on wealthy “job creators”. However, I think that the best way to stimulate business...

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Food Deserts and Organic Superstores

One thing you see more and more nowadays is a separation of healthy and unhealthy food. Modern slums have become “food deserts”. In these food deserts, there are no good grocery stores. People living...

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Rock Climbing

Last week, I went to a rock climbing gym with my friends who climb every week. Unlike them, I am overweight and out of shape. I strapped up and clipped into the belay, got...

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Early to Bed, Early to Rise

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” I don’t know if I’m all that healthy, wealthy and wise, but I do like to...

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A Body Neglected

I feel that still strange feeling of oxygen flowing through my body. My muscles ache in protest and my stomach growls in anger. For far too long, I have kept my body neglected. Atrophy...