After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

12 countries – 15 flights – 28,211 total miles traveled – 5 hotel night stays – 1 confiscated tripod – 7 wonders – 13 days. I fell 50-feet climbing in Yosemite, got hit by a car and then diagnosed with skin cancer, all in one month. Two weeks later, I decided to see the 7 New Wonders of the World in just 13 days with a new outlook on life: to live more now. Day 1: Chichen Itza It all started in Yosemite Valley where I had been training for…

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13 People Identified As Immune To Genetic Diseases, But Researchers Can’t Find Them

13 People Identified As Immune To Genetic Diseases, But Researchers Can’t Find Them

After trawling through data from more than half a million people, looking for genetic mutations thatwould ordinarily cause the patient to suffer from severe childhood diseases, researchers have discovered something astonishing: 13 of the people have mutations to some of these crippling diseases, but suffer none of the symptoms. This raises the fascinating question of whether some people are somehow immune to certain genetic diseases, and if this could somehow be harnessed as a new treatment. The research, published in Nature Biotechnology, used data from various sources including 23andMe, the…

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People can’t get enough of this new organic, vegetarian fast food.

People can’t get enough of this new organic, vegetarian fast food.

  When you think about fast food, what comes to mind? If you’re like me, you probably start salivating as you imagine greasy burgers, gloriously deep-fried onion rings, and calorie-laden milkshakes. Yum. Basically, this. Image via Thinkstock. A new fast food restaurant in California is aiming to broaden that image by introducing a vegetarian option. Andy and Rachel Berliner, the founders of Amy’s Kitchen, originally launched their line of vegetarian frozen, canned, and prepackaged foods in grocery stores (you’ve probably seen Amy’s organic, vegetarian, and vegan food in your local…

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Celiac Disease is on the Rise..Why and What You Need to Know

Celiac Disease is on the Rise..Why and What You Need to Know

Celiac Disease has risen to epic proportions since the 1950’s. It has doubled every 15 years since 1974, according to reports, and now affects 1 in every 100 Americans. What exactly is Celiac Disease? It is a discorder triggered by gluten. Gluten is a proten commonly found in barley, wheat, rye possibly oats, and some everyday products such as lipstick, vitamins and lip balm. When these products are consumed, a damaging reaction occurs, creating the inability to absorb certain nutrients. This then can lead to vitamin deficiencies and malnutrition even…

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Hemorroids Tips on How to Cure

Hemorroids Tips on How to Cure

Hemorroids Tips on How to Cure How do you know if you have hemorroids? Do you have blood in your stool, on the toilet paper, itching in this area? Any pain during a bowl movement? If you answered yes, then chances are you have hemorrhoids. This can lead to considerable discomfort, can distract you from your work and just generally is annoying. Did you know that 40% of most adults during their life will have the distinct possibility of having hemorrhoids or piles. Hemorrhoids or piles is quite common, very…

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No Nonsense Muscle Building Program – Vince Del Monte Fitness Review

No Nonsense Muscle Building Program – Vince Del Monte Fitness Review

No Nonsense Muscle Building Program – Vince Del Monte Fitness Review Build muscle and gain weight the right way – Without drugs, supplements or 2 hour bodybuilding programs. The honest answers to building muscle, getting ripped, gaining weight especially for hardgainers. Learn how Vince was A Skinny, unmuscled runner managed to Gain 41 Pounds Of muscle, then worked his way to becoming A Canadian fitness model champion Using Some Very unusual muscle building tricks. Vinces’ no nonsense natural approach to building muscle, gaining weight the healthy way, and just getting…

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Uniforms For Obese Three-Year-Olds

Uniforms For Obese Three-Year-Olds

The high street store, M&S, which sells more schoolwear than any other British retailer, follows other shops including Next and Bhs in recognizing the market for plus sizes. A quietly-launched trial of its new Plus range caters for four-year-olds with waistlines of up to 23in – a size usually worn by eight-year-olds, according to the retailer’s own guide. Meanwhile, girls’ age 16 items from the Plus Fit selection have a 40in chest, a 34in waist and 43.52in hips – measurements equivalent to a women’s size 18. For overweight boys, the…

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Local Teen’s Efforts Benefit Locks of Love

Local Teen’s Efforts Benefit Locks of Love

What started out as a small-scale one-person bat mitzvah project has turned into a community-wide Cut for a Cause event to benefit Locks of Love. Hannah Widawer, 12, has wanted to donate her hair to charity for the past few years as part of a project she’s working on in preparation for her bat mitzvah next October. Part of her bat mitzvah training includes donating her time to a charity as a way to understand the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, or to “Repair the World.” But rather than simply…

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Personal Trainer Publishes Book on How to Stay Fit and Your Age

Personal Trainer Publishes Book on How to Stay Fit and Your Age

Raleigh, NC July 26, 2010 – 51 year old personal trainer Darvis Simms has just published a new book on how to stay healthy and fit as you age called “Forever Fit and Firm.”  Darvis says “I’ve written this book based on the things I have learned over the last 30 years in my quest to stay healthy and fit.  My methods are not based on scientific theory but rather on results that I have attained both for myself and my clients.  I am stronger and more fit than I…

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Bed Bugs Scourge

Bed Bugs Scourge

[ad#Google Adsense] Bed Bugs are especially efficient at hitchhiking and are a major reason rapid transportation has likely contributed most to the spread of this pest resurgence. They can be transported in/on luggage, clothing, beds, furniture, etc. Bed bugs are typically active at nighttime, with a maximum attack period about an hour or two before sunrise, though given the chance, they may try to feed at other times throughout the day. Attracted by warmth and the presence of CO2, the bug penetrates the skin of its host with two hollow…

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