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The 4 tiers of “organic”

 May 3, 2012

The 4 tiers of “organic”   I find that most people do not realize there are different degrees of organic. I didn’t for a long time. If you are trying to buy healthy, did you know that if you are not careful, you can still be buying pesticides etc in a product labeled “organic”. Yes […]

FDA adds warning to birth control pills

 May 2, 2012

FDA adds warning to birth control pills   Attention ladies! This is a good warning from the FDA because it can saves lives. April 10, 2012, the FDA announced they will start adding a warning sign to the labels of all drospirenone-containing birth control pills. These pills include Yaz, Yasmin, Safyral, and Beyaz. All of […]

Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)

 May 2, 2012

Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)   You never know when the day may come when you or a family member may need to venture out and try to retrieve medical records. Its not always as easy as it may sound. In Part 1, I spoke about how important it is to […]

The power of habit

 May 1, 2012

The power of habit   I recently heard a great interview with Charles Duhigg, an investigator reporter for the New York Times and author of the book, The Power of Habit. Did you realize that just about everything we do in life is a habit? Think about it…the way we eat three meals a day, […]

Do not leave your Doctor’s office until… (part 1)

 May 1, 2012

Do not leave your Doctor’s office until… (part 1)   Please, never leave your doctor’s office until you have the secretary copy and give you your medical report or reports.Have you ever had to request your medical records from your doctor or hospital and got the “run around”? I am writing this article to inform […]

News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations

 April 30, 2012

News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations I just received an article released by World Health News that made me say “wow”. Chinese authorities indicated they were imposing the death penalty as part of China’s ongoing battle to tackle food safety breaches. We may remember when […]

Be kind to your puppies!

 April 27, 2012

Be kind to your puppies! Ok ladies, listen up, and you manly men! It’s time to take a few minutes and be kind to yourself. Lets take care of our “puppies”. Im not talking about our pets but our feet. They do so much for us and sometimes we do so little for them. We […]

Understanding Your Cholesterol

 April 25, 2012

Understanding Your Cholesterol I was once told that cholesterol is like having a handful of change. Money, change in particular, makes up pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. However, the change is called “money.” Cholesterol can be broken down like change in our hand. There is LDL, HDL, and triglycerides, but they are all three still […]

New Ways Patients Are Suing Their Doctors

 April 25, 2012

New Ways Patients Are Suing Their Doctors   I recently read an article by an attorney and doctor, Anthony Francis, MD, JD. This article went out to educate doctors of the trends in how patients are suing their doctors. It was interesting to me because I saw the article in the light of how many […]

Don’t Be Lonely

 April 24, 2012

 Don’t Be Lonel What would you choose, money, high paying job, or love? What makes us happiest in life? Some people may say lots of money, winning the lottery. Some people may say fame and fortune. The magazine, Money, reported that when asked, most people would choose love over money. Hands down, surveys show that […]