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Do You Really Want To Lose Weight?

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  (DGIwire) If you are reading this, then the answer is most likely yes.  Most people take a look in the mirror or step on the bathroom scale and know the answer.  Perhaps even your doctor or some other health professional has recommended that you should lose some weight.  But is that really what you want to do? No, this isn’t about your … [Continue reading...]

Why Shazam If You Can Viggle…and Get Rewarded?

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(DGIwire)   It’s hard to deny that Shazam is one of the most popular apps for identifying songs today. Let’s say you hear a song on the radio and you like the music being played: you simply start the app, tap the Shazam button, and within seconds, you get the name of the track, the artist’s name, lyrics and some extras. But wait a minute. While … [Continue reading...]

New Test May Reveal Bone-Deep Truth About Metastatic Bone Cancer

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(DGIwire) -- Each year, about 100,000 Americans with cancer find out that it has spread to their bones, according to WebMD. This is called bone metastasis, or “bone mets,” and it is different from cancer that begins in the bone. Cancer that leads to bone metastasis may have started in your breast, your prostate, your lungs, or other parts of your … [Continue reading...]

Improve the Quality of Your Sleep with a ‘Smart Pillow’

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(DGIwire) How important is sleep when it comes to your health? As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes on its website, sleep insufficiency has been linked to a myriad of motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors. Just as potentially harmful is poor-quality sleep; a study that appeared in … [Continue reading...]

Great Business Success Is Like a Great Marriage: Stay ENGAGED

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(DGIwire) -- Growing a business: Whew! No one ever said it would be easy. In fact, it is very much like a marriage: first the thrill of the hunt. Then the heady excitement of finding “the One” (one great idea or concept) and building a relationship with that One, day by day. That’s the “romance” stage when you’re structuring it to making it … [Continue reading...]

Fighting Crime with a Unique and Innovative Technology

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(DGIwire) -- Over the past few years, as ordinary citizens have come to rely ever more extensively on the Internet to share all kinds of data in the blink of an eye, law enforcement has been stuck in the past. For example, police in one municipality—on the trail of a suspect who is known to have made threats against cops—have had no way to … [Continue reading...]

China’s Air Pollution Plan: An Uncomfortable Choice

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(DGIwire) -- “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote Spanish philosopher George Santayana. His words certainly ring true today for many reasons, but particularly when focusing on industrialization in modern cities. Most American and English high school students learn about the Industrial Revolution, the period in the … [Continue reading...]

Releasing Parkinson’s Patients from a Pernicious Effect

Josep M Rovirosa

(DGIwire) -- Many people aren’t aware that physical therapy goes above and beyond the generalized treatment of muscles and joints. In reality, physical therapy has multiple subgroups that focus on different parts of the body. One commonly practiced type is orthopedic physical therapy, which manages and treats muscular and skeletal disorders and … [Continue reading...]

DNA Technology: Cracking Cold Cases and Tracking Criminals

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(DGIwire) -- A team of California investigators has finally solved two cold-case murders dating all the way back to 1976. After submitting a DNA sample, Rodney Halbower was charged with the death of two teenage girls near San Francisco and has been linked to a larger series of slayings, according to a January 23, 2015 article on CBSNews.com. In … [Continue reading...]

The “Permanence” of Seasonal Workers

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(DGIwire)  Whether it’s summer event promotions or temporary holiday work, many contingent workers look forward to seasonal jobs because they can make a significant income in a matter of weeks. This is especially attractive to college students home for breaks, people who are retired and want to boost their income, or anyone undergoing a change of … [Continue reading...]

Memory: Walk or Lose It

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(DGIwire)   One of the biggest age related health concerns today is the loss of memory.  The National Institute on Aging estimates that between 2.4 to 5.1 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s slowly destroys memory and cognitive skills and is considered irreversible.  Although experts are unsure about the … [Continue reading...]

Trending: Apps That Pay You Back

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(DGIwire) -- How much time do you spend daily on your smartphone? In a survey published in back in November 2014, Flurry, a mobile analytics and advertising company, found that the time people spend on mobile devices increased by almost 10 percent in just nine months. That’s a staggering leap, especially considering that TV usage stayed steady over … [Continue reading...]

Follow Your Gut: As a Leader & in Life

Business man with the text Go With your Gut Feeling

(DGIwire)  The late Steve Jobs once said to a New York Times reporter, “Intuition is a very powerful thing, more powerful than intellect, in my opinion. That’s had a big impact on my work.” – Steve Jobs We’ve all heard the phrase “follow your gut.” For the most part all of us have experienced a gut instinct or a hunch, it’s a feeling we get … [Continue reading...]

The Emotional Impact of Divorce on Children and Adolescents

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(DGIwire)  For children, divorce is a traumatic event that impacts every aspect of their lives. The breakup of a family also impacts relationships with extended family, and often the security and stability of their homes, neighborhood and friends; divorce disrupts their entire world. The ability for children to adjust to this profound life-changing … [Continue reading...]

Seeking the Fountain of Youth? ‘Geroprotect’ Your Diet

Senior man in pool

(DGIwire) -- Since ancient times, humans have been preoccupied with the idea of a “fountain of youth.” Appearing in writings as early as the 5th century bc, the fountain of youth supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks from or bathes in its waters. If only it were that simple. Fountain or no fountain, it is hard to deny that our … [Continue reading...]

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