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This is Your Brain on Coffee

Connie's Corner

I love it when science makes me feel good about my addictions. I love coffee and I am not going to give up that or my hormones until death do us part. So here is a snippet from the NY Times about caffeine with a link to the full article. Now, remember it is not so great to dump a bunch of sugar in said coffee because drinking sugar is the best way to get diabetes. Enjoy, and here is a not to the coffee growers everywhere, buy free trade to keep them and yourself healthy. – Connie “animal experiments show...

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Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results

Connie's Corner

Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results

Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results, Researchers Find – NYTimes.com This is another good article on why to use sunscreen! If you are young enough to not have saggy wrinkled skin yet or you do not want to go any further south than you have read this! Now that being said putting the least amount of chemicals on our skin as possible is good. The Climb On Sunscreen is the cleanest and is great for kids who do not care if they look a bit ghost like at the pool. That stuff stays on too! The Elta Sunscreens are my personal...

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Great 7 Minute Workout!

Great 7 Minute Workout!

If you think you do not have the time for exercise you can now trade total exercise time for total exercise effort and get similar or better health and fitness benefits. Above is a great 7 minute exercise program that works! This is a great one for people who travel and need to exercise in their hotel room as well as for some of us who only have 7 minutes to give some days. Hey can you really talk yourself out of 7 minutes? I probably can but I am going to try this and see how it works. It is...

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Health Care as a Human Right

Very powerful video from Paul Farmer, on believing in health care as a human right.

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Elliot Trester speaking at Physicians for Social Responsibility Panel

Trester's Travels

Elliot Trester speaking at Physicians for Social Responsibility Panel

Although we know it’s short notice, Austin Physicians for Social Responsibility’s and Central Family Practice’s own Elliot Trester will be on a panel discussion after the groundbreaking movie, “Chasing ICE.” Chasing IceFriday, February 8 20137:30pm @ Regal Arbor Theater For more information: The movie documents the rapidly melting ice and glaciers from throughout the Arctic region.  It is the result of a years-long effort using time-lapse footage by environmental photographer James Balog. Tickets are now available on the Regal Arbor website. A special thanks to the Austin Citizens Climate Lobby for organizing this event and a 1/2 hour discussion panel (after the film).  The panel will...

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