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December 2013

Breathe In… Breathe Out… Serenity Now!

By Res-Q December 18, 2013 No comments

Top six ways to reduce stress during the holidays

If you plan on spending your holidays this year entertaining or being entertained, with two people or two hundred, let’s face it: The holidays can make you want to pull your hair out. Not only is this a time of abundant joy, preparation, gift-buying, penny-pinching, cleaning and cooking, it’s also a time that emotions run high, old childhood memories come back to haunt, and getting along with certain family members is anything but easy. That being said, here are the top six best things you can do to shrink the stress and grow the joy…

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Woohoo… Let’s All Take Drugs

By Tracy Shields December 11, 2013 No comments

New regulations for statin use increase the number of people who can be prescribed statins. 

Oh, what a surprise. According to a recent story in The Washington Post, “Millions more Americans could end up taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new recommendations.” These new recommendations, set forth and supported by both the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, have determined that the number of Americans eligible for statin use will double from 36 million to 72 million. If you detect a touch of sarcasm in my tone, you detect right.