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The imperfect table: Plans go astray? Great memories can begin that way
The holidays are so often fraught with anxiety and expectation. We worry about everything from money to menus to being face-to-face with the pain of fractured relationships. We stress over creating long-lasting memories with every move we make. If only we would loosen our grip on the quest for perfection. In doing so, we might welcome a better season, one during which we are free to enjoy the promise of joy without the heavy weight of flawlessness.
Save the date: New Radish wellness event coming December 6
Temperatures are falling. Holiday stress is rising. Cold and flu season is at hand. There's no question that winter brings its own health challenges — and to help you identify area resources to meet those challenges, Radish is excited to announce a new event that assembles many of those resources together in one place: the Radish Winter Wellness Festival presented by Genesis HealthPlex, Bettendorf.
This free event will offer an... More »
Eat. Sleep. Relax. Lifestyle changes can impact chronic inflammation
Dr. John Golden, with Genesis Integrative Wellness Center and Genesis Health Group in Moline, sees patients with chronic inflammation all the time. "The 21st-century lifestyle is one of the biggest contributors" to chronic inflammation, he says.
And that's a problem. Why? Among other ways inflammation impacts the body, many researchers believe inflammation throughout the body may be a more significant cause of heart disease than high... More »
Turkey, take two: Thanksgiving leftovers? Make the most of them in soup
Did you know the first Thanksgiving as celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag wasn't actually a single meal, but a feast that lasted three days? To me, this says two things. First, however buttoned up the Pilgrims may have been the rest of the year, when it came time to celebrate and give thanks, they went all in.
Second, when the weekend rolls around and you are still eating leftovers from your own modern Thanksgiving feast, you are... More »
Augie student helping provide window into John Hauberg's life
They are little windows, thousands of them, into the life of a world-tramping renaissance man, and it's one Augustana College student's job to make sense of them all.
John Henry Hauberg was many things -- a family man, a humanitarian, a scholar of Quad-Cities and Native American history, a traveler, and a benefactor of wild places. He was also a photographer and his life and his travels are recorded in about 7,000 glass plate... More »
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