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Gallbladder and Diet When you have a problem with your gallbladder, like gallstones, your doctor may recommend that you have gallbladder surgery to remove your gallbladder. Your gallbladder is an organ that you can live without, but some people need to avoid certain foods after gallbladder removal. The Gallbladder and Digestion The gallbladder is a small organ that sits under your liver. It stores, concentrates, and helps secrete bile, a liquid made by your liver that helps digest fatty foods.

Whadjasay? The Surprising Thing Most Elderly People DON'T Do When They Suffer Hearing Loss June 16, 2014 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Hearing loss creeps up quietly, usually gradually. At first, you don't notice the absence of leaves rustling, water dripping, wind whistling through trees, tissue paper crinkling or violins singing in high register within the orchestra. Information about plants The curative properties of medicinal herbs: Healing with herbs and other remedies for more than 200 ailments: Learning to know the properties and nutritional value of food.

Brains of “Super Agers” Look Decades Younger As people age, their brain tends to shrink and their memory gets worse. But what if this deterioration weren't inevitable? New research suggests not only that some elderly individuals retain sharp memory skills but also that their brain remains unscathed. Although scientists do not yet know what is responsible for this special resiliency—or how to help people acquire it—a brain region involved in attention may offer an important clue. What makes an entrepreneur – luck or skill? The grand vision and the great idea are overrated, it is the execution that counts here is a saying that it is better to be lucky than good, but is this true for entrepreneurs? I am interested in a related question: why do some entrepreneurs have only one big success and many failures while others succeed again and again? Over my career I have worked for and admired various entrepreneurs. Some have enjoyed a significant success but have never really been able to repeat it, while others have demonstrated an apparent “magic touch”: if they were made penniless tomorrow they would amass another million within a year. In some ways, of course, there is no substitute for luck, whether in business or any other walk of life.

The Most Unhealthy Foods You Can Eat Indulging in certain foods is a lot like pounding shots the night before a quiz. Sure, you knew it wasn't a great idea, but there was no way you could have known just how much your night out would tank your GPA. The same goes for your diet. Social Security twist for Boomers with public, private jobs Source: 401kcalculator.org. Are you a baby boomer who has worked for both the public and private sector during your working career? If so, you are probably feeling pretty good about your retirement options, which very likely include a public pension, as well as Social Security. Unfortunately, under the Windfall Elimination Provision, you may not be eligible for all the Social Security benefits you think are coming to you. No more "double dipping" Before 1983, people who worked in both public and private jobs could collect a full pension when they retired, as well as Social Security benefits, as long as they qualified.

15 Medicinal Plants And Herbs From The Cherokee People Photo credit: bigstock.com If you love natural medicine, and you love discovering new plants or herbs to help heal your body naturally, then this article is for you. Some of the best healing plants come to us through traditional Cherokee healers. Marty Kaplan: Being American Is Bad for Your Health "Americans are sicker and die younger than people in other wealthy nations." That stark sentence appears in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, and it comes from the authors of a landmark report -- "Shorter Lives, Poorer Health" -- on differences among high-income countries. You probably already know that America spends more on health care than any other country. That was one of the few facts to survive the political food fight pretending to be a serious national debate about the Affordable Care Act. But the airwaves also thrummed with so many sound bites from so many jingoistic know-nothings claiming that America has the best health care system in the world that today, most people don't realize how shockingly damaging it is to your wellness and longevity to be born in the U.S.A. With few exceptions -- like death rates from breast cancer -- we suck.

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