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Body has its own system of cleansing

Dietitians are wary of products and diets that promise quick cleanses. Sometimes they are just diuretics, causing fluids to pass through the body more quickly. Others can cause real harm as the body turns on itself.

Forgiveness: Do it for our health

A Buddha teaching states, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” Forgiveness is a gift to ourselves and to our health. It may not change the past, but it can change our future.

Grant helps expand childhood cancer follow-up care at clinic

The Children’s Specialty Center provides treatment to children with blood disorders and cancer regardless of their ability to pay for services. A recent grant from the nonprofit St. Baldrick’s Foundation awarded $245,000 to the center to expand its Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic, which provides follow-up care for childhood cancer survivors up to age 40.