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Diet is a Noun

Diet in our culture all too often is a verb; as in “dieting.” We “diet,” or perhaps worse, “go” on a diet.

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Exercising with Thyroid Issues

Thyroid issues are currently very common in our country. Symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, joint pain, and depression can all occur if the thyroid isn’t functioning and balancing hormones properly. Because the symptoms of thyroid issues are affecting the body both physically and mentally, a lot of questions come up when it comes to fitness… like “Can I work out? Are there exercises that I shouldn’t be doing?” In most cases, you can and should work out when dealing with hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism (*always consult with your physician)! But the key is to not over-do it! You definitely want to listen to your body at all times! Exercising can help combat symptoms from thyroid dysfunction by increasing energy, increasing bone density, increasing metabolism, improving mood, and promoting better sleep.

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Food Craving and Holistic Health Issues

Deconstructing the Myths Surrounding Food Cravings

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How Many Wake up Calls Do You Need?

Have you or anyone you know had a “wake up” call and still didn’t change anything?

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Healthcare, Socialism, and Blood on the Beach

One could be forgiven for thinking that to consider healthcare a right rather than a privilege, you need politics inclined left of center. I rather doubt that is true, however - and a thought experiment will show why.

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Equitable Entrepreneurship

Biomedical entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity under conditions of uncertainty with scare resources with the goal of creating stakeholder defined value through the deployment of innovation using a VAST business model. Consequently, there are many ways to practice entrepreneurship without doing it full time and without necessarily creating a new company. The goals are stated to be better quality, lower costs, equitable access, a better patient and doctor experience and improved efficiencies and effectiveness of business and operational processes.

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How to Avoid Iceberg Innovation

Creating a culture of innovation takes a lot of work. Even when successful, it is typically unevenly distributed and good ideas tend to just pierce the waterline, like an iceberg, leaving most unseen.