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Lack of Hand Washing in Hospitals Can Be Fatal

It is easy to forget about washing hands when we're busy, but the consequences of failing to do this lead to many deaths, cost, and morbidity. Good isolation practices need to be enforced. About 5% of hospitalized people come out of the hospital with an acquired infection.
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Last Year of Life in Health Care

The cost of health care is highest in the last year of life. This is a difficult issue as the question is where can money be spent the best. We spend 50% of all health care dollars in the last year of life. This is discussed.
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Late Effects of Breast Cancer Therapies

Long term complications of conventional treatment are reviewed. Quality of life issues such as fatigue, weight gain, peripheral neuropathy, lymphedema, anxiety, and depression need to be considered.
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Laugh More and Stress Less with Alice Glasser, MD

Humor is a great healer. When we laugh we activate very powerful brain chemicals that support healing. Dr. Glasser gives examples and shows us how to use laughter to combat stress and its negative effects.
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Laughter Is Good Medicine

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Laughter is Good Medicine with Sue Walden

Laughter is a wonderful stress reducer. Improvisational theater is a tool to achieve that. Learning to be authentic relieves stresss. Playing games helps getting into the moment and stepping outside of expectations of self-judgment. Letting go and trusting are keys to life and to improv.
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Laws to Regulate Trans Fat and Calories in Food

NY is leading the way in regulating food, especially trans fats and in disclosing calories in food. The real danger in our diet is sugar, and this is discussed with respect to insulin. We need laws to restrict simple sugars.
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Lead Causes Crime

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

The definition, causes, diagnosis and treatment for this condition are reviewed. LGS is an important abnormality seen in most chronic diseases and can be usually be reversed using simple specialized nutritional support.
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Leaky Gut Syndrome Overview

Leaky gut syndrome is defined, its diagnosis, and mechanism of action described. The role of the microflora of the intestinal tract in maintaining normal sized intestinal pores is reviewed. The physiology and pathology of leaky gut syndrome is reviewed.
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Learning from the Breath with Nirinjan Yee

Learning from how we breathe is a balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system and also between consciousnes and uncounscious. Listening to the breath has a profound effect on how we breathe. Balancing this with heart rate variability adds another powerful tool.
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Learning Through Relationship with Gary Gwilliam, JD

Gary tells the story of his journey through his own failed personal relationships and what it took to find a relationship that works. He attributes his success to being authentic and knowing the purpose of his marriage.
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Leeches for Osteoarthritis

Leeches are being used for osteoarthritis! This sound gross but are far safer than NSAIDS. There are many alternatives such as glucosamine.
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Len Saputo, MD

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Letting Go

Body language often is different from what we say and feel. Paying attention to this can be a powerful tool to find our deepest truth. Finding the location of fear in our body can help us liberate us from negative thoughts.
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Life in a Body with Steve Sisgold

The message of how our body feels provides the opportunity for hidden insights to emerge and be dealt with. We tend to hold certain bodily dysfunctions captive until they are released and dealt with.
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Life Support: When Should It Be Stopped?

Being authentic requires listening to our inner voice, not necessarily our impulses. Being open to listening to these instincts is often foreign to accepted consensus. Steve tells us a fascinating story of how he learned this.
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Lifestyle Medicine with Sandy Severin, MD

Balancing vital energies, mind, body, and nutrition is needed for wellness. Exercise and good nutrition over time heals. Mindfulness and awareness in a regular program help people make lifestyle changes such as weight loss.
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Lifestyle Smart with Jimmy Parker

How we approach playing a tennis match has clear parallels with how we deal with life. Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual factors are all involved with preparation for a tennis match, just as it is with living life. Visualization is an important part of how we concentration. A tennis match is like a laboratory to experiment with how you can ...
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Link Between Mother's Diet and Childhood Obesity

Medical researchers have discovered that a mother's nutrition during pregnancy can affect a child's risk for obesity many years later. They show that diet can change how DNA expresses itself with regard to appetite regulation. These epigenetic changes suggest that measures to prevent childhood obesity should also target on improving the mother's nutrition ...
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