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Cheap Flights to Punta Cana Tips – What to Do to Save on Your Trip to the Dominican Republic

This Caribbean destination is becoming increasingly popular with tourists. Due to the increase in tourism to the area, it’s becoming easier to find affordable airfare. If you are looking for cheap flights to Punta Cana, you shouldn’t have to look very hard at all. Not only will you find affordable airfare, you will also be able to find deals on resort hotels. When you fly to the city, you will arrive at Punta Cana International Airport, which has good connections with many other airports. The hotels and […]

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Conventional, Versus Alternative Health Care

In the United States of America, our medical system, and the health – care orientation, focuses on what is often referred to, as conventional medicine, while the majority of the rest of the world, prioritizes wellness, and balancing, so – called, alternative medicine, with conventional ones. The essential difference is, what we use, focuses on treating symptoms, often, rather than causes, while, the other approach, emphasizes, holistic approaches, treatments, and remedies. Some of these alternatives include: homeopathic; herbal; other alternatives; acupuncture, etc. With that in mind, this […]

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Conventional, Versus Alternative Health Care

In the United States of America, our medical system, and the health – care orientation, focuses on what is often referred to, as conventional medicine, while the majority of the rest of the world, prioritizes wellness, and balancing, so – called, alternative medicine, with conventional ones. The essential difference is, what we use, focuses on treating symptoms, often, rather than causes, while, the other approach, emphasizes, holistic approaches, treatments, and remedies. Some of these alternatives include: homeopathic; herbal; other alternatives; acupuncture, etc. With that in mind, this […]

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Caribbean Family Vacations Guide – Follow These Tips to Plan Your Family Trip

There are a lot of kid-friendly places in the Caribbean Islands. If you want to bring grandma and grandpa along, you can easily find a hotel or resort that will keep them happy as well. Each island is unique and has something different to offer. The tricky part is to narrow down your search. Here are a few things to consider when it comes to Caribbean family vacations. • Consider the amount of activity your family will want. If the kids will be perfectly happy playing in […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Muscle Mass a Factor in Preventing or Controlling Gestational Diabetes?

Physical activity is known to be one way of preventing or controlling Type 2 diabetes and pregnancy-related diabetes which is known as Gestational diabetes. One reason for this could be a protective effect of muscle tissue. Scientists at St. Marianna University in Kawasaki, Japan, found a link between low muscle mass and insulin resistance. Their study, reported on in November of 2018 in Endocrinology Journal, included 96 pregnant women with an average age of 34 years, diagnosed with Gestational diabetes. Their body mass index (BMI) averaged 22 […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Cancer Linked With Poor Blood Sugar Control?

For some time Type 2 diabetes has been linked with cancer in the pancreas as well as several other types of cancer. It should come as no surprise poorly controlled blood sugar levels are linked to pancreatic cancer and to a lesser extent, different kinds of cancer. That was the conclusion drawn by a group of scientists who were studying Type 2 diabetes and cancer at Sheba Medical Center in Israel and several other research facilities in Israel and the United States. Their study, reported on in […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Cancer Linked With Poor Blood Sugar Control?

For some time Type 2 diabetes has been linked with cancer in the pancreas as well as several other types of cancer. It should come as no surprise poorly controlled blood sugar levels are linked to pancreatic cancer and to a lesser extent, different kinds of cancer. That was the conclusion drawn by a group of scientists who were studying Type 2 diabetes and cancer at Sheba Medical Center in Israel and several other research facilities in Israel and the United States. Their study, reported on in […]

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Apparently, We Have To Say It: Please Don’t Vape Your Viagra

Don’t. Vape. Your. Viagra. We had to say it, but we weren’t the first. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a written warning to HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd after the agency had reason to believe the Japan-based vaping company was illegally selling e-liquid products intended for vaping that contained unapproved drugs for erectile dysfunction, as well as weight loss drugs – the company falsely claims both were approved by the FDA. Oops. The FDA says information on the HelloCig website is “directed to consumers and […]

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The Most Attractive Jobs In America For Men And Women, According To Tinder Swipes

How important is your job when determining whether someone swipes right or left on Tinder? Extremely, according to former Tinder CEO Sean Rad. “I think the thing that has shocked me [in developing Tinder] is that when it comes to establishing an initial impression, there’s a very finite set of things we look at to decide whether we want to have a conversation with someone,” Rad told Business Insider in 2015. “How you look — and what that says about your personality — common connections, career, education. […]

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Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class

Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest in investing immediately. It’s a clever addition to the demo day model. You can watch the live stream at 3pm PST here. 21Squared – 21Squared is the first fashion app dedicated to help plus-size women find the perfect outfit. 65% of American women are considered plus-sized but […]

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