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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindful Meditation

Speaker: Philippe Goldin Philippe is a research scientist and heads the Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience group in the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. He spent 6 years in India and Nepal studying various languages, Buddhist philosophy and debate at Namgyal Monastery and the Dialectic Monastic Institute, and serving as an interpreter for various Tibetan Buddhist lamas.

He then returned to the U.S. to complete a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University. 61,000 views, rated 5/5 stars by the viewers.

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06/04/09
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Heart related interactive quizzes and wizards

The Heart Disease Risk Factor wizard

Cholesterol Quiz

Angioplasty

Cardiac Catheterization

Stent Placement

Women and Heart Disease Quiz

05/16/09
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Finding Your Way to a Healthier You

By Suman Madan, MS, RD, LD
Sr. Nutrition Consultant, Northern Health Center, Birmingham, AL


Suman Madan is a Licensed, Registered Dietician and has been practicing in Public Health for over 25 years. At Jefferson County Dept. of Health, she coordinates activities for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and provide nutrition education for North Birmingham Communities. WIC is a federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Program. For more information on Alabama WIC, please go to www.adph.org/wic. Suman Madan is available to answer any questions regarding WIC program benefits for the eligible families at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). image

The food and physical activity choices you make every day affect your health—how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2005), highlight these recommendations:

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04/18/09
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HEART DISEASE AMONG ASIAN INDIANS



By VASUDEVA R. GOLI, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Goli is a practicing Cardiologist with Cardiology PC at Birmingham Baptist Princeton Hospital, Birmingham, AL

The intent of this communication is to raise awareness about the high prevalence of heart disease in the Asian Indian community and to make a few suggestions regarding life style modifications for the prevention of heart disease.

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04/18/09
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Holistic Health and Well-Being

By Ravi Chhabra This article is provided by Ravi Chhabra, a Certified Professional Coach who works as a Life Coach and a Business Consultant. Ravi works with individuals, business organizations, and non-profit organizations to help them focus on higher effectiveness, efficiencies, and growth in all of their worthwhile causes and endeavors. Due to the demands of modern fast paced lifestyle many people have too much stress that may not be good for their health and well-being. Goal related stress can be healthy – it helps us stay motivated to improve our life. Distress, on the other hand, can cause disease or at the least it shows up as not at ease or “dis-ease” with our whole being. Distress can rob us of our energy. So many people these days are not at ease with other people or situations.

It is said that at the core of our being we have ingredients of perfect health. Sages and seers have told us that the core of our core is simply pure. So by connecting to our core we can create health in a holistic manner and experience our wholeness – Physical, Mental, Emotional, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual.

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02/23/09
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Unleash the NEW you with wholesome/healthy nutrition!!

By Suma Vitta

image This article is provided by Mrs. Suma Pradeep Vitta. Suma is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator and works as a consultant at a local endocrinologist office at Brookwood Hospital and Eye foundation in Birmingham, AL. She can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Nutrition is one of the most important aspects in disease prevention and disease management. Emerging research in Heart disease, Diabetes and certain types of cancer stresses the importance of good nutrition and other lifestyle modifications as exercise, stress management, smoking cessation etc in preventing and avoiding longstanding complications. The demands of our fast-paced society makes us succumb to unhealthy choices as eating on the run, skipping meals or eating one large meal and munching calorically dense foods with little or no nutritive value.

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02/22/09
HealthRight Food
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