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Mental Healthcare in Federal Prison: An Inside Look at the Bureau of Prison’s Mental Health Companion Program

Some Bureau of Prisons staff have recognized that, at least in some cases, approaching chronically self-destructive behavior as a treatment issue (not a disciplinary one) is the only way to rehabilitate someone with serious mental illness. Read More »

Interview: Ya-Ling Liou, D.C., author of ‘Every Body’s Guide to Everyday Pain’

Know that the body has our best interest at heart — and it doesn't lie, says chiropractic medicine practitioner Ya-Ling Liou, D.C., author of "Every Body’s Guide to Everyday Pain". Her book is a easy to follow, compassionate guide to working through your everyday pain. The best way to avoid chronic or disabling discomfort is to pay attention to what our body is telling us. Read More »

Five Tips for Maximizing Fun at Tailgates

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LeeAnn Weintraub, LA-based registered dietician and nutrition consultant, is such a nice, caring, and considerate lady. In her recent nutrition column, “Tips for mindful eating at tailgates.” she gives thoughtful, well considered advice on how to totally ruin the experience. If you follow her advice, you might as well stay home, eat a salad with non-fat dressing and watch Oprah re-runs. Let’s make a few corrections to her "5 ways to eat right at tailgate parties." Read More »

Three Benefits of Juicing

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Juicing makes it easier for individuals to consume nutrients while on the go. In other words, liquefying key vitamins makes it more convenient to regularly follow a more disciplined diet. Read More »