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Stress Busting With Popular Relaxation Methods PDF Print Email this article
Written by Paul Hata   
Friday, Aug 01, 2008
Too much stress brings about ischemia that can lead to or cause a heart attack.  Relaxation takes on added importance in light of this matter. Relaxation can help you recharge anytime of the day. Here are some of the popular relaxation techniques used around the world.
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Last Updated ( Friday, Aug 01, 2008 )
Healing with Sports Challenges PDF Print Email this article
Written by Bright Future Staff   
Friday, Jun 20, 2008

Problem:  Recovering from battlefield wounds is a long and arduous struggle for many GIís injured in the line of duty.

Solution:  Holistic treatment of the mind, body and spirit of wounded soldigers speeds recovery.  Having the recovering soldier involved with outdoor sports boosts spirits and recovery rates.

Healing War's Wounds
By Karen Breslau

The Pentagon is testing a new approach to mending the growing number of severely injured soldiers: extreme sports. A ride on the rugged road to recovery.

"Hey, have any of y'all seen the crocodile that got my arm?" U.S. Army Maj. Anthony Smith hoists his prosthetic hook, tied to a paddle, as he floats down Idaho's Salmon River in a large blue raft, manned by a cackling crew of fellow amputees. Momentarily rattled, a group of rafters resting onshore stare as Smith's boat glides by, before someone on the beach points down the rapids and yells, "He went that-a-way." Smith, digging his paddle back into the water, growls with mock pirate glee. "You should see what happens when I'm in a restaurant and I say to the waitress 'Can you give me a hand?'"

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Last Updated ( Friday, Jul 18, 2008 )

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