Well, here’s something to make your holiday season: wear rubber gloves before you touch the fridge door handle or use the TV remote. According to a new study (sponsored by Lysol, of course), these two surfaces can harbor cold bugs up to two days after someone with a cold touches them. Others near the top of [...]
Last week the Japanese had the prank spotlight. This week the Germans show they know how to fun it up, too. Immune systems of the world, unite!
Most of us probably know about the obesity epidemic that’s been written about now for several years. The problem is, it ain’t getting any better.
CNN’s health blog, Paging Dr. Gupta, has a update on this from Oct. 24. One in three kids ages 6 to 11 in this country are obese or overweight. This [...]
It began with my daughter getting a severe sore throat last week, taking her to the doc and finding no strep. As always, this is going around school, especially now that outdoor temps are starting to cool and we’re deep into fall. Doc just said keep drinking fluids and make sure it doesn’t evolve into [...]
Another laugher for your end of the week. Remember, regular laughter may mean better immune health.
(Stay with this one — it takes about a minute for the set-up to be explained.)
Here, take this: Reishi mushroom, Turmeric rhizome, Huang Qin root, Ashwagandha, Licorice, Unprocessed Rehmannia. Take this mixture 3 to 4 times a day “for acute situations.” And do it for 3 to 4 months.
Uh, yeah, OK. What will this do?
It is an immune balance compound. You will never be sick again. [...]
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Remember that “word.” Or to make it easier, just call it MRSA. I pointed out to a commenter on this blog a few days ago that MRSA looks like pretty scary stuff. It’s a strain of staff bacteria resistant to many antibiotics. Surgical draining and IVs are needed to get it under control. It [...]