Like it or not, texting is here to stay. In the article, DID U TK UR MEDS? — Texting Can Improve Meds Use, Chronic Disease Treatment, the unnamed author points out some very important ways that texting is now being used in the medical community.
Texting has been called everything from a lethal distraction in [...]
According to an article by Laurie Barclay, MD, entitled Green Tea Drinking in Elderly Linked to Lower Risk for Depression, more frequent consumption of green tea is associated with a lower risk of depression in older adults. These findings are based on a cross-sectional study published in the December 2009 issue of the American Journal [...]
Denise Mann of Health.com penned the article Is chronic pain ruining your relationship? which hits the nail on the head for me. Like the woman in the article, I have suffered from chronic pain for many years.
The article introduces us to Athena Champneys, age 37, who was in such chronic pain from fibromyalgia that [...]
I have been following this story, Urban Meyer will take leave of absence for health reasons, since it broke on ESPN. I immediately assumed that Meyer, 45, the successful football coach at the University of Florida, was seriously ill. Why else would a successful 45-year-old man who loved his coaching job leave it? Did he [...]
Ranks of the ‘legally’ dead grow day by day writes Carol Hunt in an article about the abuse of legally available drugs. The article first grabbed my attention because I wondered what “legally dead” meant. Ms. Hunt is talking about the increase in the number of people who die using drugs that can be legally [...]
In the WebMD.com article, Fruits, Leafy Greens Are Good for the Eyes, author Bill Hendrick cites research reviews from University of Georgia scientists. People have long understood that carrots are good for the eyes, but, according to this report, so are leafy greens and colored fruits.
The article states that foods containing carotenoids may help [...]
The article Texting While Driving Raises Crash Risk Sixfold is about actual virtual driving simulator testing to study the dangers of texting while driving. In my opinion, this is a problem that is becoming epidemic. I have been in the car with a texting driver and have said (or actually yelled), “Don’t do that while [...]
The article Holistic Holiday Wellness: Five Tips to Stay Healthy Naturally offers readers five helpful tips to stay healthy during the holiday season. To read the article in its entirety, click on the link above, but in a nutshell, here are the five tips the article offers:
1. Boost Your Immune System – Strengthening your [...]
Many of us have seen the recent news reports about the latest studies warning us that the cancer risk from Computerized Tomagraphy (CT) Radiation is higher than previously thought. This leads researchers to believe CT scans can possibly lead to an increased number of cases of radiation-related cancer and deaths radiation-related cancer.
The Archives of [...]
I found this interesting article about how, even after the alcohol is out of a one’s system, it still causes impairment. The study was done in a test facility with young adults between the ages of 21 and 33 (most likely age to overindulge) and was done with alcohol and placebos. The researchers determined blood [...]