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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Drowning

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Drowning

August 9, 2014 | Comments: 5

Both of you going down! That’s what they say if a drowning person grabs hold of you – they never, ever let go. So how come…? Well, consider this bulletin from ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Best Foot Forward!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Best Foot Forward!

August 2, 2014 | Comments: 7

“Any day above ground is a good day!” This was the ritual greeting of a chronic patient of mine. I surprised her once by saying it first. “Gotcha!”  We had ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Too Many Amputations

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Too Many Amputations

July 26, 2014 | Comments: 24

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa is an outstanding Olympian – so much more! Though he had both legs amputated when only 11 months old, he is strong and swift – ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Protoplasm

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Protoplasm

July 6, 2014 | Comments: 5

BOODOOP-BOOP! My ride plunged into that axle-breaking pothole in Didier Lane. ”All my insides unhang, man!” I muttered under my breath. Near the crest of the ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Graduation Fever!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Graduation Fever!

June 28, 2014 | Comments: 8

Ever attended a pre-school graduation? Too cute, or too much? Case in point: Guess who I ran into at such a ceremony this week? None other than my former Grammar ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Nigerian Students Nix Chikungunya

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Nigerian Students Nix Chikungunya

June 15, 2014 | Comments: 25

Africa today is poised for massive economic growth. Before it could mobilize to this point, it had to overcome entrenched notions, some of which sound hauntingly ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The De-Cluttered Life

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The De-Cluttered Life

June 7, 2014 | Comments: 18

“What you goin’ do On the Day of…” Come on; am I the only one who knows that old song? Anyway, by way of introduction, let me simply paint this scenario: As ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Asthma

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Asthma

May 31, 2014 | Comments: 22

‘His oxygen saturation is less than 85%. He’ll be gone in 5 years.” I was stunned! I thought my big brother’s asthma was just being troublesome. I had taken ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Hairy like a Fairy

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Hairy like a Fairy

May 24, 2014 | Comments: 31

What is a Brazilian wax anyway? Bondieu! Are you kidding me! Do that to any animal in the civilized world and you bound to get arrested for cruelty… Can we talk ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Dealing with Dementia

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Dealing with Dementia

May 18, 2014 | Comments: 26

We don’t like the idea of getting old, but nobody wants to die young. And besides, what age will we be in heaven anyway? You mean to say, am I the only one thrown ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Juicing

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Juicing

May 10, 2014 | Comments: 18

“You lost 70 pounds?! Vincent, you joking right?” “No Doc. I WATCHED it all happen: the swelling on my left ankle completely disappears – in a matter of ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  Yeast the Beast

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  Yeast the Beast

May 3, 2014 | Comments: 10

A gentleman meekly presented to my office with a scary rash in a personal place. Before I could venture into unknown territory, he blurted out that he didn’t make ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Enough is Enough!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Enough is Enough!

April 26, 2014 | Comments: 11

Ever wondered what Chikungunya sounds like? Over 1000 cases and counting is likely just the tip of the iceberg. Everywhere you turn, someone you know is afflicted: a ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Renew or Perish

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Renew or Perish

April 19, 2014 | Comments: 22

I am definitely not the same person I was seven years ago. Neither are you. Really! Oh, I’m not talking about your personality, how you have matured and grown in ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Smoking hot!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Smoking hot!

April 12, 2014 | Comments: 10

If looks could thrill! We gazed at each other throughout the conference. I was all but 18, representing the National Youth Council at that International Labour ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  My Secret Place

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – My Secret Place

April 6, 2014 | Comments: 4

Cadet Kasian will march again! Some very legitimate questions were asked. Notwithstanding this, be assured it will happen – Inshallah, God willing, as my ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Unstoppable Cadet Kasian

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Unstoppable Cadet Kasian

March 29, 2014 | Comments: 123

It is not every day you meet someone like 14-year old Castle Bruce Cadet Kasian Ravaliere. Through this article, you will – and chances are you will find her to be ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Pain In The…

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Pain In The…

March 22, 2014 | Comments: 9

Pain in the… …back. Yep, either you’ve had it, or will have it – no if, ands or buts about it. So now you are about to find out exactly what to expect ...

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STAY WELL & Sparkle: A Child Shall Lead Them

STAY WELL & Sparkle: A Child Shall Lead Them

March 15, 2014 | Comments: 15

So what if a person ate only itals, had great cholesterol, exercised, did mammograms or PSA? Failing to survive a traffic accident leaves him or her just as dead ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – It’s been a year already?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – It’s been a year already?

March 8, 2014 | Comments: 24

It’s been a year already? …since we lost President Hugo Chavez?  Way papa! It must be true then. They say time flies faster as the years go by. The St. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE!: Drink or Don’t Drink

STAY WELL & SPARKLE!: Drink or Don’t Drink

March 1, 2014 | Comments: 17

Half of our readers are not going to like what I’m about to say. The other half will condemn it outright. You have the deciding vote. Having said that, let’s ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Bend Over!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Bend Over!

February 22, 2014 | Comments: 16

That was all he told me. The dapper Dr. Royer was the logical choice to do my student visa application physical. He was our psychiatrist-advisor when I was president ...

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