Gail Rice: Still Reaching Her Goals

In August of last year, Gail Rice, 43, realized her lifelong dream to swim across the English Channel. “It’s the Mt. Everest of swimming,” she said, “and it was an incredible experience! I had the opportunity to meet so many […]

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Prevention

According to James Metz of the University of Pennsylvania, the following precautions should be taken all year round, not just at summer.

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What are the Symptoms of MS?

Paresthesias (numbness, tingling, pain, pins-and-needles sensations) Muscle spasticity (rigidity or stiffness) Weakness, tremor–or less frequently–paralysis in one or more limbs

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Women and Scuba Diving. Part 3

As far as returning to the water after giving birth, a woman can resume diving when she is back to her normal health, strength and endurance level. Ultimately, this decision needs to be left up to a physician after a […]

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Women and Scuba Diving. Part 2

Scuba Diving During Menstruation and the Use of Oral Contraceptives Although studies in this area are not conclusive, it has been proven that hormone regulation, ovulation or menstruation are unaffected by repeated exposure to hyperbaric pressure. Women have expressed concern […]

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Missing Mama

When I found out I was pregnant with twins, I felt a full range of emotions. I felt thankful that I could get pregnant without difficulty, excited for what lay in the future and nervous that I could never successfully […]

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Women and Scuba Diving. Part 1

Recreational diving has become an increasingly popular sport for women. Recent statistics show that the number of female scuba divers increases every year with about half of all new certifications being women.

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Dealing With Grief A Few Kleenex Can Soothe the Soul

It’s been a year and a half since my mom has died, I still have sudden crying jags. I see her face or hear her words, and the grief and loss just overwhelm me.

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Effective Leadership. Part 3

The point of both stories is that you cannot hesitate to lead — leadership is not a horizontal process. Rather, it is a vertical process that constantly raises the lid and encourages people tostrive for a higher level of achievement. […]

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Effective Leadership. Part 2

Good leadership example In the 1930s, two young brothers, Dick and Maurice, moved from New Hampshire to California seeking their fortunes. After a fewfalse starts and failures, they discovered the opportunity that would make true their version of the American […]

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