December 15-21, 2008 - Original Health Articles

Living With Parkinson's Disease

Accepting that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease is a process. Learn more about the steps most people go through, and what adjustments to expect at home and at work. Dealing With the Diagnosis It's normal to feel overwhelmed and anxious after learning that you've been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Holiday Medical Miracles

We all know the story of Tiny Tim from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol-the sickly son of Bob Cratchit who is miraculously cured of his illness at the end of the story. As inspirational as fictional stories like this may be, there's nothing like the real thing.

4 Foods that Changed the World

If we are in fact what we eat, it would logically follow that food would hold significant sway over the course of our history. Without access to Egypt's vast stores of grain, the Julio-Claudian emperors and their successors might have failed in currying the Roman public's favor.

4 Healthy Alternatives to Soda

As John Pemberton brewed up a batch of the first formulation of Coca-Cola in 1885, he probably never dreamed just how popular his drink would become. According to current company estimates, every day, distributors worldwide sell more than 1.4 billion servings of Coke, which Pemberton originally marketed as a health tonic capable of curing everything from headaches to morphine addiction.

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