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Say Goodbye for Now- a book review

Say Goodbye for Now- a book review

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6 steps to save your sight

  When we think about prevention in health care, we tend to focus on the worst diseases, those that threaten life- cancer, heart attacks, stroke, violence. But non-fatal conditions can also “threaten life”, putting the quality of our lives in danger. Limited vision contributes to severe and significant loss of function and well being. If you … Continue reading 6 steps to save your sight

7 surprising reasons to be smoke free

When I travelled to Colorado last year, I visited Seven Falls in Colorado Springs. Seven Falls is a series of seven cascading waterfalls of South Cheyenne Creek in South Cheyenne Cañon. To get to the falls, you walk a one-mile scenic path through the canyon, passing trees, towering cliffs and a winding stream.  And along … Continue reading 7 surprising reasons to be smoke free

Obesity and pain- you can lose both this year

Whether it's extra weight gained from holiday eating or excess weight you've carried for years, the new year is the perfect time to lose it.   I've written before about reasons to maintain a healthy weight  at Why Obesity matters. Multiple health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, even cancer can stem from excess weight. But here's … Continue reading Obesity and pain- you can lose both this year

More news about breast cancer

This blog reported  the update in screening mammography guidelines by the American Cancer Society recently released. In other news about breast cancer- Researchers at Cornell University see a potential link between obesity and breast cancer. Obesity may change the adipose (fat) tissue in the breast making it more susceptible to malignant (cancerous) changes. This may explain … Continue reading More news about breast cancer

3 ways to help a colicky baby

(Several product links in this post are affiliate links which pay a commission) Infantile colic, another medical mystery, baffles parents and doctors. Unlike renal (kidney) colic due to a stone, we don’t know what causes colic in babies. But whatever the cause, it frustrates and tires parents of affected infants. Colic is defined as “paroxysms of inconsolable crying". … Continue reading 3 ways to help a colicky baby