The economic news continues to stay stuck in a rut. A gazillion homes continue to be under water. Foreclosure rates are still sky high. Unemployment appears to be glued at 9 percent. Many national and state economies are teetering on the brink. “Double dip” is a term always within earshot.
As I continue to read [...]
This past week, I went to two events. After thinking about both for a few days, I wondered which one may have had to most beneficial effect on my health.
The first was a minor league AAA baseball game. But this was a special night. The Famous San Diego Chicken was on hand to entertain [...]
One of my favorite beverages is beer. I’m probably not alone in that category. But, unlike my reckless college youth, I now prefer a small amount of a really good craft beer, rather than greater amounts of mass swill. One of my favorite beers is Millstream Windmill Wheat, brewed not far from my home, in [...]
I’ve had a few sneezes in the past several weeks. It’s not hard to see why. The pollen chart pictured here from The Weather Channel’s web site shows what’s been going on where I live: high grass and tree pollen counts for most every day of the past month. Thing is, after I rattle off [...]
If there were ever a case for maintaining a healthy, balanced immune system and staying away from antibiotic overuse, a recent piece in The Atlantic is it and should send everyone scrambling to get as healthy as humanly–or superhumanly–as possible.
Imagine a world years from now where life expectancy declines dramatically, and huge portions of health [...]
The FDA issued an alert this past week that shortages of drugs, which reached a record high in 2010, are rising at an even greater pace in 2011. Me, I’d never heard of a “drug shortage.” Penicillin has been in short supply from time to time. Flu vaccines were also scarce a couple years ago [...]
Late yesterday, half of a tooth and filling fell out of my mouth. I was in the dentist chair this morning, getting a temp filling put in until I can get a crown. Plus, my dentist says I’ll need a couple more crowns down the road before all is up to speed. Ouch! Why does [...]
One of the Tweeps I follow is Dr. Asthma. Dr. Asthma is affiliated with a blog called Asthma Review. The blog was created by someone named Kelly Stefany. Looks like Kelly also does other blogs; Psoriasis Review and Refinance Review. Which makes me think Kelly is a bot or an aggregator, not a genuine blog [...]