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Archive for April, 2007

Calling All Women Bloggers — Link Your Blog To The BlogHer.org BlogRoll.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 26, 2007

I am so excited to tell everyone that I am now a contributing editor for Health and Wellness at BlogHer. What that means is; I will be surfing their BlogRoll for other women bloggers that are blogging on health and wellness issues, so I can feature them in my posts. There are contributing editors for all topics, so just register your blog…and there is a good chance you will be noticed and have your blog featured on BlogHer. It’s also a great idea to comment on topics you like….because your site link will be within the comment. Well, check it out and see what you think.

Here is a recent article from The New York Times, featuring the founders of BlogHer.org.

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UPDATED INFORMATION: Parents Need To Retain The Right To Make Decisions Regarding HPV Vaccine For Their Daughters.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 24, 2007

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Parents Need To Retain The Right To Make Decisions Regarding HPV Vaccine For Their Daughters.

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Posted in awareness, Blogroll, breast cancer, cancer, cervical cancer, daughters, family, Health, heart disease, informed voters, kids, life, lifestyle, links, media, medicine, motherhood, opinion, parenting, political, Politics, school, thoughts, Women, women's health, women's issues | 13 Comments »

Is The Supreme Court Moving Toward Reversing Roe v. Wade?

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 22, 2007

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Yesterday President Bush said, “The Supreme Court’s decision is an affirmation of the progress we have made over the past six years in protecting human dignity and upholding the sanctity of life. We will continue to work for the day when every child is welcomed in life and protected in law.”

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SEE UPDATE: Important Health News: New Evidence That Hormone Replacement May Increase Cancer In Women.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 19, 2007

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UPDATE: Dr. Larry Norton (on the View today) — DO NOT USE ANY PRODUCT WITH ESTROGEN to treat symptoms of menopause — That includes natural products that stimulate the estrogen receptors. If you are on prescription of Estrogen, talk to your doctor before you discontinue…..there are many other medications that do not have estrogen that you doctor can prescribe for symptoms of menopause.

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I have no words for how I feel about the tragedy in Virginia, I will let the words of others speak for me…..Imagine by John Lennon

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 18, 2007

I have no words for how I feel about the tragedy in Virginia, so I will let the words of others speak for me…..

Posted in about me, awareness, children, empowerment, faith, family, feelings, friends, grief, Health, inspirational, life, love, motherhood, opinion, parenting, peace, school, spiritual, Women | Leave a Comment »

The True Measure Of An Individual Is How One Treats A Person Who Can Do Them Absolutely No Good.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 15, 2007

I hope you will go to my “BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOURSELF” site, and see my post on “BEAUTIFUL AND INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES OF MOTHER TERESA“. There is also a very nice music video……it will be worth the trip.

ALSO SEE: Light A Candle In Memory Of The Virginia Tech Tragedy.

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Posted in awareness, Blogroll, chronic illness, coaching, empowerment, faith, family, feelings, friends, grief, inspirational, life, links, love, motherhood, music, parenting, peace, reflections, spiritual, teens, thoughts, Women | 4 Comments »

Letting Go Of Anger And Hate To Create Peace And Love In Your Life.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 14, 2007

This is a post from my site “BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOURSELF“, I thought it might be good here too. Hope you like it.

 

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HOW WE CAN CREATE PEACE AND LOVE IN OUR LIVES – BY LETTING GO OF ANGER AND HATE – by Catherine Morgan

If we wish peace for ourselves, me must first wish peace for others. How do we do that? I think a good place to start is to take “hate” out of our thoughts and mind. It’s easy to say you’re not a hater, but to truly live a life without hating is not that easy. Here are a few suggestions….

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Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes — What Can Parents Do?

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 12, 2007

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CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES — WHAT CAN PARENTS DO TO HELP?

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Posted in awareness, Blogroll, children, chronic illness, daughters, family, food, Health, kids, life, lifestyle, links, motherhood, parenting, school, teens, thoughts, weight loss, Women | 21 Comments »

UPDATED: Stem Cell Research – Why Are Stem Cells Being Thrown-Out In The Trash?

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 10, 2007

Stem Cell Research – Why Are Stem Cells Being Thrown-Out In The Trash?

UPDATED INFORMATION — SENATE PASSES STEM CELL BILL — read more

UPDATED INFORMATION ALSO ATINFORMED VOTERS

This is a one minute video that demonstrates what is currently happening to unused frozen embryos from fertility clinics. The senate will be voting this week to either support Stem Cell Research, or to put more restrictions on it. Please go to my political site “INFORMED VOTERS” to see more information, and to send an Email to the Senate asking them to support Stem Cell Research.

Posted in awareness, Blogroll, breast cancer, cancer, cervical cancer, children, chronic illness, current events, family, feminism, Health, heart disease, life, links, motherhood, news, opinion, political, Politics, thoughts, Women, women's health, YouTube | 7 Comments »

Can Chocolate Lower Your Blood Pressure? New Study Says….Yes!

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 10, 2007

Can Chocolate Really Lower Blood Pressure? New Study Says….Yes!

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Posted in about me, awareness, Blogroll, chronic illness, food, happiness, Health, life, lifestyle, medicine, my life, news, opinion, thoughts, Women, women's health | 9 Comments »

A Four Minute Creative Visualization Tool To Help Woman Attain The Goal Of A Healthy Body – YouTube Video

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 7, 2007

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Here Is A Four Minute Creative Visualization Tool To Help Women Attain The Goal Of A Healthy Body and Healthy Life.

ALSO SEE: TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED ON YOUR DIET

and EAT HEALTHY AND LOSE WEIGHT

Posted in awareness, coaching, dieting, empowerment, faith, Health, inspirational, life, lifestyle, parenting, self-help, spiritual, success, Women, women's health, women's issues | 1 Comment »

Study Shows Iron Deficiency Can Cause Memory And Learning Problems.

Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 3, 2007

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Iron deficiency, even to a moderate degree, can hinder women’s memory and learning — but iron supplements can turn those problems around, a study has found.

Iron is essential for delivering oxygen to cells throughout the body, and iron deficiency is known to impair brain development and learning in babies and children. But women of childbearing age are also at elevated risk of low iron stores, and less is known about the possible cognitive effects in them.

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