C-Force: A Christmas Classic and a Needed Reminder

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Since moviemaking first became an industry, watching an engaging movie has provided one of the traditional means available for escaping, if only for a couple of hours, from the pressures and demands of the real world. Sitting around with family and friends during the holidays while revisiting some favorite Christmas-themed movies from both the ...Read more

C-Force: Sweet Inspiration to Be Found in a Few Just Right Words

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The right slogan when we hear it or read it can be inspiring. And I hope you will find the one I offered last week to be so: "Smile and the world smiles with you."

There are lots of ways to express this thought and you no doubt have heard many of them. When someone looks at you and says, "say cheese," we automatically know they are not talking ...Read more

C-Force: A Holiday Season Full of Challenges Needs a Saving Grace

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As I write this, Thanksgiving is just days away and will have passed by the time you read this. Know that my wife Gena and I are wishing and hoping for a great time for you and yours during this special day that traditionally launches the holiday season.

It is a day set aside for celebration and togetherness, a reprieve from the daily grind and...Read more

C-Force: When Does a Healthy Dose of Anger Become an Overdose?

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I was recently reminded of a posting some months ago by Dustin Grove, an award-winning anchor/reporter for WTHR-TV in Indianapolis on the station's social media platform. "Why are we so angry?" the headline asks. "From in-flight fights to road-rage shootings and clashes in stands at high school athletic events, it's not all that difficult lately...Read more

C-Force: Why Managing Your Z's Is Never a Breeze

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Are you tired of the constant twice-annual changing of clocks? Is it impacting your ability to get a good night's sleep? Know that you are hardly alone. And whether you are a fan of moving the clock forward or back, it seems hardly the remedy needed for an exhausted nation battling fatigue.

As recently reported by Fox News Digital health editor...Read more

C-Force: The Many Roadblocks to Living Longer

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The news was shocking. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that life expectancy in this country is now the shortest it's been in nearly two decades. Even more troubling was the news that younger Americans are now dying at higher rates than their counterparts in other high-income countries. We are now also listed as...Read more

C-Force: Smashing News About Pumpkins and What You Should Be Eating

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It seems that no Halloween festivities would be complete without a decorative pumpkin or two. According to, the act of carving pumpkins into all manner of jack-o'-lanterns first sprung forth hundreds of years ago in Ireland. Back then, jack-o'-lanterns were made from turnips or potatoes. It would take a migration of Irish immigrants ...Read more

C-Force: New Medical Terms to Learn, and Too Much Jargon

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A recent Forbes post by Dr. Sachin H. Jain caught my eye. It was about jargon, those often head-scratching, made-up terms, expressions or acronyms within a particular industry or professional group. Seems like all industries have their own form. "But in healthcare," writes Jain, "jargon seems a little different."

Jain is an adjunct professor of...Read more

C-Force: Better Health Starts With Healthy Habits -- As if We Didn't Know

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In 1944, as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt prepared for a fourth run at the presidency, his state of health was in serious decline. According to an essay by historian and University of Virginia Professor Emeritus William Leuchtenburg, "a March 1944 examination by his doctors revealed a variety of heart ailments, high blood pressure, and ...Read more

C-Force: On Attention Issues, Forgetfulness and Things We Can't Control

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Science tells us that, as a species, humans have especially big brains. They also tell us that as we have evolved through the ages and developed, expanding our knowledge and capabilities, our brains have shrunk in the process. Not to worry, says a 2021 Psychology Today blog post, "brain size and indeed the size of brain components is of little ...Read more

C-Force: America Is Growing Old, and Not in a Good Way

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In the eyes of the nation's health experts, the recent decline in the life expectancy of Americans that has occurred over the past few years should be especially alarming to us all. "America may still think of itself as a young nation, but as a society, it is growing old," a recent New York Times health editorial on the aging of America reminds ...Read more

C-Force: So Much Standing in the Way of Healthy Habits

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A new study has identified eight lifestyle habits that, if adopted, may significantly extend a person's lifespan. You may have read about this. It was widely reported. Could this be a much-needed answer to the announcement in April that life expectancy in the U.S is now the shortest it's been in nearly two decades?

Responding to the news, ...Read more



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