Posts Tagged: Blogger

Oh Dem Bones – Best Ways to Be Stronger

Best Ways to Be Stronger When it comes to preventing aging, you need to think about your inner strength. We don’t just mean how you respond to adversity (though good coping skills and a great friend, family member, or friend can do wonders). I mean your skeleton. Certain things you do can sap the strength… Read more »

Thoughts on Achievement

Thoughts on Achievement– Unless you change how you are, you’ll always have what you’ve got.– Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.  Think about what you can do when you combine both?!?– Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems; wish for… Read more »

All-Day Energy With These Secrets

All-Day Energy With These Secrets  Sure, everyone feels tired now and then. But are your energy stores secretly zapped? To run on sustainable energy, ask yourself this: When do you first feel tired during the day? A. When I awaken, even after sleeping a full eight hours every night for a week. B. Morning, or… Read more »

Some foods help fight flu

Dietitian: Some foods help fight flu Even in the hot summer months flu and colds are a possibility. Hand washing and cough covering are important in avoiding the flu but some foods also help fight flu, a U.S. dietitian advises. “It’s important to eat a variety of healthy foods from all food groups throughout the year,… Read more »

Chemical Intolerance Common in Primary Care Patients

Chemical Intolerance Common in Primary Care PatientsA new study has found that chemical intolerance is prevalent among primary care patients, yet is rarely diagnosed. The study, published in the July/August 2012 issue of the Annals Family Medicine, notes that routine use of a simple questionnaire may help identify these patients more effectively.Patients who are chemically… Read more »

Inconsistent Bedtimes Impair Children’s Cognitive Development

Inconsistent Bedtimes Impair Children’s Cognitive DevelopmentA large longitudinal study conducted by investigators at University College London in the United Kingdom showed that irregular bedtimes in toddlers were associated with lower cognitive test scores at age 7 years, with girls particularly affected.Findings suggest that inconsistent bedtimes, especially at very young ages and/or throughout early childhood, are… Read more »

Evidence Points to Night-Shift Word to Cancer of the Breast!

More Evidence Ties Night-Shift Work to Breast CancerA Canadian study suggests that night-shift work increases the risk for breast cancer.The researchers found that the length of time working the night shift is the important risk factor. A duration of 30 years or more was associated with a 2-fold increased risk, whereas a duration of less… Read more »

Everybody Must (NOT) get (Kidney) Stoned!

Everybody Must (NOT) get (Kidney) Stoned!Only Gene Simmons can sell his kidney stone for $15,000.  Your kidney stone is not worth the time or  trouble to anyone but you.  But, if you’re diagnosed with these painful pebbles, you’ll join the ranks of millions of other (kidney) stoners, including Billy Joel and William Shatner. (Overweight white… Read more »

Walnuts to Help Your Semen (nuts for your… nuts?)

Walnuts to Help Your Semen (nuts for your… nuts?)The daily addition of 75 g of whole-shelled walnuts to a typical Western-style diet appears to have positive effects on the vitality, morphology, and motility of sperm in healthy men, according to the findings of a randomized, parallel, 2-group, dietary intervention trial.The prevalence of sex chromosome disomy… Read more »