Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2008’

Tips to Help You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

Tips to Help You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

Trying to stay fit and healthy in today’s world can be challenging. We are constantly running from one soccer game to tutor sessions and more. You may think that picking up a pizza on the way home from basketball practice is a quick, easy solution, but it’s not! We have to truly make an effort in our hectic daily lives, …

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June 2008

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Book Review

Book Review June 2008

Peace or Perish There is No Other Choice: Stepping Stones for Turbulent Times by J.P. Vaswani Here is a practical blueprint for an authentic peace, a long-lasting peace, a worldwide peace – and, it begins with you, the individual! Leaning on the world’s great religious, literary, and spiritual traditions for inspiration, Dada J. P. Vaswani’s Peace or Perish makes the …

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Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Vivek Oberoi’s brand image to get a paradigm shift Vivek Oberoi recently bagged Karan Johar’s next production to be directed by Rensil D’Silva, in which he will be starring in the lead along with Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor. Meanwhile, Popcorn Motion Pictures and Balaji Telefilms Limited’s Mission Istanbul directed by Apoorva Lakhia and starring Vivek along with Sunil …

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Healthy Times

Healthy Times

Researcher’s study shows steroids not beneficial for kids with bacterial meningitis According to a new study led by a scientist of Indian origin, corticosteroids given to children who are hospitalized for bacterial meningitis do not provide a benefit in survival or in reduced hospital stays. Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known …

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Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

My Father, My Mentor and My Hero A passing thought, a vision, I saw an image deep in his eyes, A source of love, tender affection, given without compromise. I recall the many times that he had stood, by my side, Prodding me on with great vigour and even greater pride. His voice ever confident, firm and yet fair, Always …

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Indian Art & Artists

Indian Art & Artists

I was at a singing competition recently (the IRCC Idol in South Florida) cheering all the talented participants, and especially my wife Rupal J. She had selected a beautiful semi-classical song from the movie Lamhe. It was no coincidence that the best songs and those that made it through the tough competition to the final round had a classical base. …

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LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK Eye Surgery

Dr. Arun Gulani, founder of the Gulani Vision Institute, Jacksonville, Florida, is a world renowned expert in LASIK eye surgery. Here he offers some insight and emphasizes that complications from the surgery occur most often when the necessary groundwork before surgery isn’t covered both by the patient and or the surgeon. We are all aware of the national trial and …

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Jala Neti - A Breath of Fresh Air

Jala Neti – A Breath of Fresh Air

WARNING: The following article discusses in great length and vivid detail the expulsion of bodily fluids, namely nasal secretions. If you are squeamish, keep reading you’ll get over it. Sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever…I felt like the woman in the Nyquil commercial. Although I am not prone to allergies, with two kids in preschool, I inevitably catch a …

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Healthy Yet Refreshing Summer Drinks

Healthy Yet Refreshing Summer Drinks

On a hot summer day, you may be tempted to reach for an ice cold soda or a beer. Get the same refreshing taste from much healthier alternatives! Sodas contain a lot of sugar and corn syrup, both of which should be consumed in moderation. Smoothies are a tasty option, and they can also be made nutritiously by choosing nonfat …

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