Music: Vibraphone virtuoso Joe Locke touring new album in Boston

Jazz vibraphonist Joe Locke tackles big concepts with his music, so it’s not surprising that he describes his latest work, “Subtle Disguise,” as the “total expression of who I am as a musician and human being.” It also probably unavoidable that such an admittedly autobiographical concept would also touch upon life in America in 2018.Those…

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What are some foods to ease your anxiety?

Food plays a vital role in nutrition and keeping the mind in its healthiest state. People respond in a variety of ways to different foods, but there are some foods that are known to reduce anxiety. These include eggs, brazil nuts, fatty-fish, yogurt, and dark chocolate. Learn more about anxiety-reducing foods here. Originally posted 2018-08-03…

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Music: Marcia Ball still shines bright

Earlier this year the Texas state Legislature voted Marcia Ball the official 2018 Texas State Musician and in October she’ll be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame along with Los Lobos and Ray Charles. It is heady stuff, but it’s not like she’s an overnight sensation as Ball is also celebrating her 50th…

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Does Dr. Ablow treat adolescents and children, too?

Dr. Ablow treats patients of all ages, but patients younger than 12-years-of-age must be seen face-to-face in one of his offices. The post Does Dr. Ablow treat adolescents and children, too? appeared first on Dr. Keith Ablow. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:01:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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What tests are used to diagnose COPD?

As well as carrying out a physical examination and gathering a person’s medical history, doctors typically order one or more tests to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These tests may include pulmonary function tests, blood tests, and imaging tests. Learn more here. Originally posted 2018-10-16 00:06:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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How to remove cortisol from the body naturally

Cortisol is necessary for many bodily functions, including the stress response and regulating sleep. High cortisol levels may raise blood pressure and affect mood. It is possible to lower cortisol by making some lifestyle changes, such as eating a more healthful diet and getting better sleep. Learn more here. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:58:55. Republished by…

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES:

A new Tana French novel is cause for celebration and “The Witch Elm” is 509 pages of delicious reading. French outsmarts at every twist. She sets scenes and instills moods in beautiful sentences you want to linger over. Best of all, she gives her characters, each with his or her unique point of view, the…

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How to stop shivering

Shivering usually occurs when a person is too cold, but there are other possible causes. These include fever, stress, low blood sugar, and anxiety. Shivering generally resolves on its own, but treatment may be necessary for some underlying causes. Here, learn more about the causes of shivering and when to see a doctor. Originally posted…

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About Dr. Ablow – Keith AblowKeith Ablow

Keith Ablow, MD is one of America’s leading psychiatrists, with a multi-city private practice treating adults and adolescents. He has helped thousands of patients across the United States, in Europe and in Asia, including CEOs, elected officials, professional athletes and world-renown artists. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:29:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Sideman Zachariah Hickman takes center stage at Passim

Ask Zachariah Hickman a straightforward question, and you get an honest answer. The host of, performer in, and creator of the upcoming “Songs and Strings” shows at Club Passim on Oct. 9 and 10, is best known as a bass man – both double and electric – and often picks away on an acoustic guitar…

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Singer Didi Stewart takes another musical turn at the Lilypad

It’s difficult to keep track of the kinds of music Didi Stewart has been singing throughout different phases of her career. When the New Jersey native first arrived in Boston – after convincing her parents that she was going to attend Berklee College (she only lasted a semester before quitting to join a band ……

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What are the health effects of chronic stress?

Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects and how to manage chronic stress here. Originally posted 2018-10-13 00:04:43. Republished by…

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