Bye Bye Bonus: Why Salary Boosts Might Be Worth More

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(DGIwire) – What do fashion industry employees find more valuable: performance bonuses or higher salaries? For those who work at the online clothing-rental startup Rent the Runway, the verdict is clear: higher salaries. As Business Insider recently reported, the company is eliminating performance bonuses and instead incorporating previous bonus potential into each employee’s salary. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Cryotherapy: Coming Soon to Everyone’s Neighborhood

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(DGIwire) – Look around at any city’s business district: more than a few of the businesses are bound to be run by individual entrepreneurs reaping the rewards of their investment. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), there are now 28 million small businesses in America, accounting for 54 percent of all U.S sales. […]

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 […]

Sea Glass Jewelry: History and Adventure Made Breathtakingly Beautiful

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(DGIwire) – There’s something about sea glass. It conjures up childhood memories of treasure hunting sandy beaches and the excitement of reaching down to pick up a frosty piece of amber or blue mystery. Immediately the speculation begins. Was this piece a fragment from some pirate’s bottle of rum? Maybe that piece is the remnant […]

Microbes and Mood: A Gut Feeling?

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(DGIwire) —  The National Microbiome Initiative was started by the U.S. Government this year with a budget of five-hundred million dollars. Microbiomes are not a common dinner table subject but perhaps that will soon be changing. According to Wikipedia, microbiota, microbiome and microbe are largely synonymous and are used to describe “the ecological community of […]

Is Eating Extra Protein Really Helpful?

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(DGIwire) – You may have read that consuming more protein than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) is a helpful strategy during weight loss, or that consuming extra protein will keep you feeling fuller longer helping to control hunger. The question is: Is it really helpful, healthful or even necessary? Even though consuming extra protein to […]

An Instructional Manual for People’s Health: Practical Paleo

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(DGIwire) — Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. But with the staggering statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, maybe a NUTRITIONAL instructional manual is what is needed? Diane Sanfilippo to the rescue. Sanfilippo is the best-selling author of Practical Paleo, which spent […]

Binge-Eating Disorder: Developments Pave Way for New Treatments

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(DGIwire) – Binge-eating disorder (BED) is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food, often very quickly and to the point of discomfort, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. Now researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, publishing in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, claim to have […]

The Truth About HPV, Warts and All

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(DGIwire) – The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least half of sexually active men and women will acquire HPV in their lifetime, according to research published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases. In addition, HPV is associated […]

What Keeps New York’s Fashion Industry Humming? People, People, People

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(DGIwire) – The days before Fashion Week in New York City are perhaps the busiest in the city’s apparel industry. Frantic designers rush around looking for gold buttons with blue inlay, for seamstresses to make pleats and for patternmakers with spare fabric. They make modifications to dresses in real time under enormous deadline pressures. Yet […]

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