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10/10/2011
The Meaning of My Life I just read your guest blog, When Bad Things Happen to Children. It was the email from Lisa, a mother, obviously in pain, questioning the meaning of life as she watches her child suffer from cancer. More >>

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10/10/2011
10-Second Recipes: Pick Pumpkins to Increase Savings and Nutrition The pumpkin is well deserving of its title as ambassador of Halloween season. Besides creating attractive decor, it's one of the healthiest foods available. A member of the gourd family, like watermelon and squash, it's high in vitamin A, as well as lots of antioxidants, phytonutrients and fiber. It's a shame just to carve it for display or think of it only as an ingredient in sugary pies. More >>

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10/07/2011
Building Up to Military Pushups Imagine if you were a severely out-of-shape, overweight woman and your first exercise was trying to bench press 200 or more pounds. You could barely lift it a few inches up and down, if at all. More >>

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10/07/2011
Living With an Alcoholic Here are my thoughts after listening to your caller who had fears about regrets hoping her alcoholic father would die. While growing up, I lived in a home much like she described. While I did pray my father would decide to give up alcohol, my main prayers were for my Mom... More >>

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10/06/2011
Our Drug Seeking Nation From alcohol, to prescription, to recreational, it seems our favorite past time as a nation has became drug use. Now our children are becoming victims of our ignorance and lazy life styles. More >>

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10/03/2011
10-Second Recipes: Stuff Yourself with Healthy and Economical Stuffed Meals Stuffed food is often seen as an elegant and sophisticated treat, but it actually can be a surprisingly easy and economical way to perk up just about anything: a spicy bran muffin, for instance, filled with gourmet oatmeal or meatloaf brimming with jazzed up chili. More >>

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09/29/2011
Expecting More From Me I owe you my new life. You are the ONLY person who told me there are no excuses for being overweight. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia AND PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) when I was 20, plus I have a history of genetic obesity. More >>

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09/23/2011
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...My husband (of 9 years) and I have used your wisdom and never to be humble opinion to get us through many disagreements. "Dr. Laura would say...." comes out of both our mouths, and that's the end of it. Our last conflict was about my husband's drinking...

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09/21/2011
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I have heard several callers in a dilemma about waiting for hospice care due to the 6 month prognosis requirement. As a past marketer for a wonderful hospice, I spent much time clarifying this requirement for many patients who were both torn about admitting their need and/or desperate for help, but concerned that it was too soon.

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09/20/2011
When Bad Things Happen to Children ...As the mother of a child who is dying of cancer, like many of us, we are losing our faith in a big powerful "daddy in the sky" that hears our prayers. I've heard from Christians that "God doesn't give you what you can't handle" but I can't handle this... More >>

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