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Health and Lifestyle

How Safe is Your Hospital?

 October 18, 2011

How Safe is Your Hospital?   More and more businesses are feeling the crunch and needing to make financial changes with our fallen economy. No businesses that I can see are exempt. This includes the medical fields. It is sad to report that as we have worked hard all our lives and need the help […]

Read the numbers on your fruit

 October 12, 2011

Read the numbers on your fruit   Produce codes or sticker labels on fruit actually tell us how the fruit has been grown. It can tell whether the fruit was organically grown or conventionally grown with pesticides and herbicides or genetically engineered. The following is numbers you can look for the next time you go […]

Screening for Prostate Cancer

 October 6, 2011

Screening for Prostate Cancer   Dr Sanjay Gupta, M.D. announced on CNN this morning that The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced that they are no longer recommending prostate cancer screening (PSA) for men. They reported that the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test does more harm than good because if the test shows […]

The Viral Storm

 October 4, 2011

The Viral Storm   Dr Nathan Wolfe is a field virologist. He is a scientist and author of a new book called The Viral Storm. His goal is to reveal the identity of the next pandemic or deadly virus before it happens. He looks at himself as a virus hunter who looks for clues and […]

Turmeric

 September 30, 2011

Turmeric   There has been an awakening in The United States lately over this pungent spice. Researchers are reporting that turmeric may prevent and slow the growth of a number of different cancers.Turmeric is a spice grown in India and other Asian tropical areas. It is an essential ingredient in curry dishes. There has been […]

Sleep: It’s Not Just About Beauty

 September 28, 2011

Sleep: It’s Not Just About Beauty   Researchers have proven that when the body is in a deep sleep, the body has the opportunity to help heal itself. Think about the time you felt you were about to “come down” with the flu or a cold. Most likely you felt sleepy or that if you […]

Dr. Brodie & the Personality Traits of Cancer Patients

 September 5, 2011

Dr. Brodie & the Personality Traits of Cancer Patients   Dr. Brodie was a veteran of the alternative cancer treatment movement. He had said that when he worked in the cancer ward as a medical student, it struck him that the patients were suffering more from the cancer treatment than from the cancer.He dedicated his […]

What is Hope?

 September 1, 2011

What is Hope?   Over the years I have spoken to hundreds of our patients and their families who felt as if hope was the only thing they had left. If you sit and ponder what the word Hope (in the noun sense) means, its hard to give an accurate definition. Hope can mean many […]

The Reinvention Generation: Who are the Baby Boomers?

 August 17, 2011

According to the United States Census Bureau, Baby Boomers are people who were born between 1946 and 1964. This currently makes all of us in our 40’s, 50’s and 60’s and no longer known as a young adult. We may be labeled now as an adult or senior citizen. Most Baby Boomers may feel they […]

The Overuse of Antibiotics

 August 16, 2011

In todays world, we Americans have been so blessed with so much that gives us instant gratification. No one wants to be sick so we pop an antibiotic quickly in order to get well quicker. However, this can harm us in ways we never consider.It is clear that the antibiotics that once were successfully used […]