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  • Preventing infection
    How do you become infected?
    The human body contains formidable defenses against disease. When a patient becomes infected, it is because the body's defenses were overcome or were unable to recognize the source of the infection. Over the course of a lifetime, the body'...
  • Mercury in your mouth?
    European Union urges caution in use of mercury fillings
    The EU Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) has issued a final opinion regarding dental amalgam, a mercury-based substance used to fill cavities. In this opinion, the SCENIHR recommends that the following...
  • Is There Any Relation Between Menopause and Age Factor?
    Is There Any Relation Between Menopause and Age Factor?
    What is Menopause?Menopause often refers to the time in a life a woman's ovaries stops producing egg every four weeks. With her monthly period absent, this also means that she will no longer bear a child. This time is also known as the end of...
  • Barn Pricing
    Positive health trend
    Do you realize we’re almost half way through the year? If you’re like me, as the calendar turned to the spring months, you noticed a need for health improvement (after such a long winter). And, hopefully you are working on implementing...
  • An elderly frail woman
    Older frail patients often don't do well after hospital discharge
    It appears that being frail is certainly not in the best interests of elderly patients. The Canadian Medical Association reported via EurekAlert on May 25, 2015, that frailer elderly patients are at an increased risk for readmission or even death...
  • High fructose corn syrup listed as fructose on some products
    High fructose corn syrup listed as fructose on some products
    Consumers everywhere are reading labels to understand what is in the food they purchase while high fructose corn syrup might now be listed on a box as fructose. Those trying to avoid high fructose corn syrup for various reasons might feel that...
  • Four cancer charities found to be scams
    Four cancer charities found to be scams
    Sue M. of Boca Raton recently wrote in to ask: “I feel guilty every time someone calls for a donation to some cancer charity, but how can I know which charity is real and which is a scam?”Good question.Just last week, the Federal Trade...
  • Gloomy water front
    Emotional safety planning
    If you have suffered trauma in the past or you are currently suffering and you are having difficulty recovering it is likely you will benefit from the practice of emotional safety planning. Many times while we are trying to cope through something...
  • Uncle Steve's
    Review: Uncle Steve's organic Italian specialties sauces
    There is nothing to not love about Uncle Steve's sauces by Steve Schirripa (who you may know from The Sopranos and Secret Life of an American Teenager)! Everything is so honest and simple, down to the jars, which flat out tell you which...
  • Grass fed cows
    Review: Slanker grass-fed meat
    Ted Slanker and his family are passionate about meat, and making sure people eat it the right way. As told by the owner himself, when eating this meat, it provides you with all of the nutrition you need, and no need to cut off the fat (it holds...
  • High altitude increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome
    High altitude increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) claims the lives of approximately 4,000 infants each year in the United States. When evaluating which infants could be most at risk, no single...
  • Redefining domestic violence
    Redefining: What is domestic violence?
    If you’re looking for a standard definition of domestic violence: Domestic Violence (DV) involves a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors that current or former intimate adults or adolescents use against their partners. It can take on...
  • 8 Most Common Menopause Myths that You Need to Know
    8 Most Common Menopause Myths that You Need to Know
    When women tell their family and friends that they are going through menopause, the myths suddenly come out of the woodwork with convictions that seem to make sense. Given the many symptoms that women go through, often separating fact from fiction...
  • “There is a Surprise with Every Bite at the Cheesecake Factory”
    “There is a Surprise with Every Bite at the Cheesecake Factory”
    I was invited to a media preview menu tasting event and tour of the new Cheesecake Factory restaurant in the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets Center.Jim Cropper, Area Kitchen Operations Manager, discussed the Cheesecake Factory difference, &ldquo...
  • Special attention to caregivers
    Special attention to caregivers
    Today is Memorial Day 2015. We have seen many Memorial Days in our lifetime. Perhaps we did not fully appreciate them and the full meaning until September 11, 2011. We certainly do now and with each new day we should be celebrating our military....
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