photo by eva blue “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Almost two-thirds of the women who die suddenly of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds.” – CDC Fact Sheet February […]
Videos worth sharing: SodaSucks.org
Have you heard the saying, “God touches us with a feather to get our attention. Then, if we don’t listen he starts throwing bricks”? After watching the video, below, by SodaSucks.org I thought, “Is this what is happening?” Did you know that “215,000 people younger than 20 years have diabetes”? Did you know that stroke is […]
If your child is a brat, it could be because you didn’t breast feed
Article first published as If Your Child Is a Brat, It Could Be Because You Didn’t Breastfeed on Technorati. Or at least that is what one study proposes. A recent study performed in the United Kingdom looked at over 10,000 mother-child pairing and measured duration of breast feeding with child behavior. The study asserts that […]
Are you a healthy woman?
Article first published as Ladies, When Was Your Last Check-Up? on Technorati. It is National Women’s Health Week. Women’s health covers many issues. With work, family and children it is amazing there is any time at all to schedule your next appointment! Yet, women often overlook their own health according to the 2006 issue of […]
No Kids and You are How OLD???
Myth: You are too old to have kids. Every year on May 1st I smile and cry. I smile because it marks the beginning of my birthday month! I cry because it also means I am turning yet another year older and visions of cloud covered desert waste lands brimming with shriveled eggs fill […]
Autism: Does Nutrition Make a Difference?
April is National Autism Awareness Month Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a child’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is one group of disorders that comprise Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and usually appears in early childhood, according to MayoClinic.com. Other ASDs include Asperger Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not […]
Antimicrobial resistance and why you should care?
Thursday, April 7 was World Health Day and the focus for 2011 was on antimicrobial resistance, also called antibiotic resistance. In essence it is bacteria we are trying to kill that just don’t die! Instead, they adapt and that is why you should care… Bacteria are adapting Antibiotics are less effective and have been used […]
Food and Sex – What really goes on behind closed doors
Sex sells and a google search for foods that boost your sex drive, enhance the libido, or increase sexual performance yields over 1 million results! Where does one begin and what information should we try or toss? Instead of picking up the latest magazine I perused a handful of those 1 million results, searched for […]