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Just around the corner! Your guide to the Dec. 6 Radish Winter Wellness Festival
Excited about the upcoming Radish Winter Wellness Festival? It's going to be a great way to kick off December! Presented by Genesis HealthPlex, Bettendorf, the festival will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in a heated tent adjacent to the newly opened facility located at 2140 53rd Ave. Not only is admission free for this event, the first 100 attendees will receive a complimentary winter-wellness gift.
Click here to find out all about the workshops, exhibitors, tours and other fun happenings lined up for the event.
The imperfect table: Plans go astray? Great memories can begin that way
Ever since I can remember, my mother has thrown a lovely holiday dinner party. It's a dressed-up affair that begins with shrimp cocktail, a cheese tray, stuffed mushrooms, and oyster stew, and ends — after huge platters of lasagna are served and enjoyed — with dessert, often ice cream for the kids and a Grasshopper (vanilla ice cream with crème de menthe and crème de cacao) for the adults.
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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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