Love Online: One Woman’s Swashbuckling & Cautionary Tale

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(DGIwire) – What does it mean when your blind date is missing a top incisor? How can avoiding a suitor’s kiss cause trouble with police? Do only bad girls wear stilettos? Find the answers in Miss Matched at Midlife: Dating Episodes of a Middle-Aged Woman (North Loop Books, 2016) Rebecca Brockway’s poignant, funny, and fascinating […]

Can Gyms Win Back Millennials With Cryotherapy?

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(DGIwire) – For a growing number of millennials, traditional gyms just aren’t cutting it anymore. According to a recent article in the New York Post, many of these young people are forsaking treadmills and resistance machines in favor of boutique studio classes, online streaming services, running clubs, CrossFit gyms, Kayla Itsines workouts and other exercise […]

What is a VLCD?

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(DGIwire) – VLCD is a term used to describe a very low calorie diet.  Calories on a VLCD are usually limited to somewhere between 300 and 800 per day.  Most commercially available or medically supervised VLCD’s are built around formulations (liquids or powders) which contain proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. A VLCD formula is […]

Should Resorts Offer Cryotherapy?

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(DGIwire) – Luxury vacation resorts are celebrated for offering an extraordinarily rich array of amenities to their guests. These can include everything from swimming pools, spa and sauna facilities to a full suite of athletic activities and more. Vacationers love these “extras” as they add to the unique experience of spending time in a relaxing, […]

Whole Body Cryotherapy: A New York Story

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(DGIwire) – New York has a long, rich and hard-bound history of stories by writers from Walt Whitman to F. Scott Fitzgerald to Sylvia Plath to Toni Morrison. Today, of course, many millions of stories are posted online. A recent article on Storia.me—which collects stories from an array of contributors—reported on one young woman’s experience […]

Colorado Turns to Cryotherapy

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(DGIwire) – Maybe it’s the majestic Rocky Mountains, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde or the ever-popular Pike’s Peak. Whatever the inspiration, the state of Colorado has perennially beckoned skiers, hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts of all types, reports travel website Planetware.com. And all that exercise is paying off: according to the Centers […]

Enjoy Laughs? Don’t Miss This Book!

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(DGIwire) – Is laughter truly the best medicine? While the jury is out; there is at least one undeniable comedic truth: everyone enjoys a funny joke. Whether for pure laughter’s sake or as an icebreaker, if you simply enjoy a good laugh or seek an endless supply of jokes for your personal arsenal, ReviewLoft has […]

Celebrating Freddie Mercury

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(DGIwire) — Freddie Mercury, co-founder of the band QUEEN, died 25 years ago today, on November 24, 1991. I will always feel sad when I wonder about what amazing music and creativity was robbed from all of us far too soon due to his untimely death at the young age of 45 from AIDS. My first […]

Sports Chiropractors Back Cryotherapy

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(DGIwire) – To heat up their performance on the green or in the field, some pro athletes are opting to get cold—very cold. According to an October 2016 article in GOLF magazine, whole body cryotherapy—which involves standing in a cryosauna filled with nitrogen vapor at temperatures between -90°C to -120°C for up to three minutes—is gaining popularity […]

Mizzou Athletes Get a New Way to Cool Down

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(DGIwire)  – Continuing its commitment to being on the leading edge of athletic training technology, the University of Missouri Department of Athletics Sports Medicine program is now offering whole-body cryotherapy to its student-athletes. The department installed two cryosauna modules this week that will provide unique benefits for training, maintenance and recovery and regeneration for its athletes […]

Indigo Children

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(DGIwire) – Are you the parent of an overly sensitive child? A child who is hypersensitive to food, light, touch, sounds, and just about everything you can think of? A child who is hyperactive, labeled as learning disabled or perhaps autistic? Does your child talk to invisible friends or have intuitive insights that are characteristic […]

Custom-Built Wooden Watercraft Combine Beauty and Power

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(DGIwire) – Can a watercraft be a work of art as well as a mode of transportation? For many kayak enthusiasts, plying the waters is just part of the excitement: the quality and beauty of a craft adds considerable value to any marine adventure. Dan Thaler and his wife, residents of New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, […]

Skateboarding Trivia: Did You Know…

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(DGIwire) – In the skateboard community across the country, it’s not uncommon to hear skaters challenging each other to do tricks that would make average mortals quake with fear. Games like S.K.A.T.E keep track of the challenges as each skater accelerates the skill and intensity of a trick and the next in line has to match […]

Eat More Raw Foods: Here’s Why!

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(DGIwire) – For most of human evolution our diet has consisted of raw foods.  Before our ancestors mastered fire, plant and animal based food choices were almost always eaten in their raw state.  Although a totally raw food diet is not practical or recommended, being sure to include plenty of tasty raw foods in your […]

The Cost: Compassion Wins Over Power 3 to 1

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  (DGIwire) – What is more important to voters: Power or Compassion? A New York City audience recently made its voice heard by decisively voting for Compassion. The votes were cast just before a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara Montgomery, at the BMCC Tribeca […]

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