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Balance in Diet, Temperment Key to Avoiding a Leaky Gut

Is your gut, "leaky?" Last month's article on hidden and delayed food allergies (IgG reactions), concluded that "leaky gut syndrome" (LGS) is suspected if

Kia hits home run with all-new 2014 Cadenza sedan

There's now one more reason to admire the folks at Kia: the 2014 Cadenza.

Spring Cleaning for Your Life

Spring is the perfect season to open the doors and windows of our homes and do a thorough "spring cleaning." It is also a great time to "air out" the houses of our body and mind

2016 Lexus IS gets Turbocharged

Roseville, CA- Car buyers get their choice when looking to purchase a Lexus IS, an entry-level luxury sedan.

Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of routine

"Routine, routine, routine," said 48-year-old Gary LeBlanc in a telephone interview, referring to what he believed most important in caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease. He regularly reads this column in the Hernando (Fla.) Today newspaper.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In seven years of writing this column, I have twice mentioned my own challenges regarding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and, both times, mentioned it only in passing.

Kia Sorento an affordable, versatile crossover SUV

Purchasing a car can be a liberating feeling. You're free to go where you want, when you want and it's all because of your new wheels. There are, however, more costs to your car than what is listed

Faith Plays Big Role with Mom

Every now and then, a person featured here attributes faith as pivotal in their being able to cope with disability-one in themselves or family members.

The Walk to Optimize America’s Health

Launching at the Capitol in Sacramento Sacramento, CA- COVID-19 is the official cause of more than 4,000 daily American deaths, one every 21 seconds. Beyond...

Positive Family and Friends Helping Block

On April 2, 2013, Robyn Block and a friend, went skiing at Lutsen Mountain not far from the Canadian border near Lake Superior