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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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Articles tagged with 'Health'

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My first time: Hypnosis

Published June 6, 2014

In the latest segment of this series, senior writer Molly Snyder visits a hypnotist and finds out more about the process. Quackery or viable life improver?

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Insomnia makes long nights for some Milwaukeeans

Published March 16, 2014

According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research, about 35 percent of adults say they have some symptoms of insomnia and about 10-15 percent report chronic insomnia. Meet Milwaukeeans who find themselves unable to sleep and learn what they do about it.

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Get raw

Published Feb. 13, 2014

The Raw I am about to discuss has nothing to do with Monday nights, carpaccio or Eddie Murphy. The "Raw" I am referring to indicates a dietary lifestyle choice gaining popularity from its reported health benefits, celebrity endorsers and more recent mainstream availability.

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Doing good makes you feel good, too

Published Jan. 21, 2014

It seems obvious, at least to someone with zero medical qualifications like me, that doing good makes you feel good, which ought to have some health benefits.

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Local entrepreneur and mom hangs tough despite overwhelming odds

Published Nov. 23, 2013

Sara Santiago has made major contributions to her community as a business owner, mother / wife, gardener, home-brewer and bicycle gang leader. She is also an incredible writer who has shared raw, honest details of her experience as a professional, parent and person living with incurable illnesses.

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Pairdd makes gluten-free eating simple

Published Nov. 22, 2013

Everyone loves coming home to a hot delicious meal on the table. But, for so many of us, making that happen is a challenge. Fortunately, there are solutions. And one of them is right in our own backyard.

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Walker's Point Youth & Family Center heals and empowers

Published Oct. 21, 2013

For the second year in a row, Potawatomi chose OnMilwaukee.com as a Miracle On Canal signature media partner. OnMilwaukee.com's charity of choice is the Walker's Point Youth & Family Center. Find out more about this local non-profit gem.

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You can still eat out while on a diet

Published Oct. 3, 2013

I eat out a lot and I'm finding that if I just talk to my server I'm able to get things that taste wonderful and are wonderful for me. What a country we live in.

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Herbal medicine on Milwaukee's South Side

Published July 11, 2013

I have a health infatuation - herbal remedies. Utilizing herbs as a natural means to treat health issues and ailments is something I've been interested in since my first allergic reaction to Western medication in my teens. I recently explored herbal shopping options in Milwaukee and was thrilled to discover The Natural Food Shop on the South Side.

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A cautionary tale

Published May 30, 2013

Think of this as Dear Abby for a generation where it actually applies not just to a broken heart that wrote in for advice. I am not really an advice-giver but I've been so moved recently that I can't help offering my reaction to the last couple of months as a word of caution: take care of yourself.

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What I miss the most

Published May 15, 2013

I have been kind of out of commission for more than 40 days with a health difficulty and it's been a real long haul. I think I'm in the final couple of weeks before I get to go home, but lately I've been thinking a lot about what things I miss the most.

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I vote for AnnieCare

Published May 1, 2013

I am one of those people who are interested in health care issues and all the arguments about what kind of health care we should have in this country. Farmer/Physicians Blue This and Green That. Let's even forget Obamacare, although I kind of like that one. I vote for AnnieCare.

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Local website effort to actively advance men's health

Published March 5, 2013

There's a significant difference between a proactive or a reactive approach when it comes to health. However, when one has a need to find out about a medical issue in either case, information is power. That's why Eric Von and Faithe Colas have brought together different areas of health information to one spot online at BrainBrawnBody.com.