Will cosmetic surgery actually help my confidence?

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Plastic surgery is never the kind of thing you should take lightly. After all, it is surgery that can come with risks and lots of recovery time. However, for some people, it may seem like the answer to their self-confidence issues.

While it’s true that there are patients who definitely decide…

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Seven Reasons why Travelling is good for your health

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Traveling is one of the best things that you can do for your health. 
Sure, there are some stressful and worrying moments. But overall, when you get out on the road and visit new countries you gain so much in unexpected ways.
Here are seven reasons why traveling is good for your…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

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What is Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women and is the second leading cause of cancer death.

Cancer is a disease of the genome. It’s caused by accumulation of mutations in genes that are critical to the control of cell growth…

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The industrial food machine strikes back

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Recently, I opened a small pot of Jalna Yoghurt and found a white object poking out of the tub.

I assumed part of the yoghurt had frozen as the refrigerator regulator is often knocked onto the cold setting.

However, on closer inspection, the object was a big clump of plastic.

I washed the yoghurt off to glimpse the plastic lump.  It…

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Why this pharmacist is as mad as hell and why you should be too

Three things from the medical establishment made me as mad as hell this week.

First up is the fascinating new syndrome called Diagnosis Creep.

Like tax creep (where we all pay except for the very rich), it is designed to make us all feel ill.

Years ago, It was the job of GPs…

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The sit down/stand back up longevity test that will surprise you

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The yogis say there’s nothing wrong with death and that it’s part of life.

Which is fine, of course, until it’s your turn.

And maybe that’s why yogis invented yoga in the first place — to stave off death for as long as possible and make the rest of us look like…

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How yoga can save you from looking like Quasimodo

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Yoga is the best all-round movement that resists gravity and helps prevent or heal most age-associated degenerative conditions.
                       ~ Dr Joan Vernikos, former NASA life scientist
Years ago, I saw an old woman at the supermarket who stooped so badly she could hardly see where she was going.

It looked painful.

It…

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A pharmacist’s last apology to humanity

After 50 years of drug dealing, I hereby apologise for causing untold damage to humans.

It was inadvertent, all very scientific and ethical (almost), with doctors prescribing and me dispensing. This was at the behest of multi-national drug conglomerates who coerced, bribed and funded doctors to embark on overseas fact-finding expeditions.

I…

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