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8 Easy Tips for Healthy Holidays

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

Leave Being Plump to the Turkey (and Santa, of course!) Thanksgiving is almost here and Christmas is on its heels.  It’s a time of celebration, family, friends, and food.  Lots and lots of food! The smells of roast turkey, dressing, and pumpkin pie mingle with the sounds of laughter and the beautiful sights of delightfully […]

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Vitamin D deficiency “overestimated,” doctors warn!

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

The Thursday edition, November 10, 2016, of the Reporter Herald ran an AP article stating that vitamin D deficiency is overstated and doesn’t deserve to be a concern of the majority of people. I believe the article does a disservice to readers.  While it is true that only 6% of people have a frank deficiency […]

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Natural Healing with Bone Broth

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

Soup IS Good Food, Bone Broth is Even Better Not sure what bone broth is? Earlier in the year I wrote a 3 part series of blog posts about the health benefits of soups, salads and smoothies. The last post caught the attention of Dr. Josh Axe, whom you may have seen on the Dr. […]

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Healthcare’s Next Frontier: Preventative Care

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Health Blog, Pain, Pain relief

It’s amusing to me how health insurance covers a preventative healthcare appointment each year.  The doctor looks you over and runs a CBC and Chem screen (common blood tests).  The lab report tells your doctor and you if you are in “normal” ranges.  (How “normal” is defined in a topic for another blog.  Suffice it […]

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