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Tea Tree Oil: A Fungus Buster

by Carolyn Rodgers, PhD During my time as a an athlete or should I say hurdler, I had minor scrapes and bruises  throughout my high school and collegiate career. My first encounter with tea tree oil came  after a fall  during my  senior year … Continue reading

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Uncalculated Pretermission of Health in Religion and Spiritual Practice

By Carolyn Rodgers, PhD, MCHES Many people have argued the role of religion and spirituality in health. For a while, some researchers felt religion had no place in health and that it was a sign of mental illness (Schneiderman, 2001). … Continue reading

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Hospital Food: The Conundrum behind a Nutritious Meal By Carolyn Rodgers, PhD

I was visiting my brother in the hospital when we started discussing weight loss, but somehow ended up talking about the “real” nutritional value of his hospital food. Now, before I go any further, let me start by explaining why … Continue reading

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Peppermint Oil: The Menthol Effect By Carolyn Rodgers, PhD

This week I accidentally stumbled across another use for peppermint oil. I started running routine again after taking a long hiatus from the road, not to mention giving birth to twins!  So, five months later I decided to restart my running sessions. … Continue reading

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