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This St Lucia spa resort will take your life back to basics in the most glorious way

With its remote beaches and lush greenery, St. Lucia is one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful islands. Daniela Fischer’s stay at Calabash Cove Resort & Spa took her back to the basics – the most glorious way A bubbling volcano, serene botanical gardens, stretches of untouched rainforest and beautiful sandy coves – St Lucia has… Read More »

My New Bellybutton, Losing (Almost) Forty Pounds, and How Diabetes May Have Saved My Life

Have you ever had an umbilical hernia before? Ever seen one? They can be hideous things when your insides decide they want to be on the outside with all the “cool” organs. Mine was not hideous. I mean, it wasn’t cute, but it was definitely not vomit-inducing, or even cringe-worthy. Just a little bump on… Read More »

Moments of clarity in dementia patients at end of life: Glimmers of hope?

It happens unexpectedly: a person long thought lost to the ravages of dementia, unable to recall the events of their lives or even recognize those closest to them, will suddenly wake up and exhibit surprisingly normal behavior, only to pass away shortly thereafter. This phenomenon, which experts refer to as terminal or paradoxical lucidity, has… Read More »