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Life

The Unseen Forces of Life

 July 27, 2012

The Unseen Forces of Life The other afternoon I decided to take Lucy, my dog, out and sit for a few minutes in the back yard. It was late afternoon and it looked as if we may have had a storm brewing to the north of us. I kept a close eye on Lucy because […]

What Does A CBC Mean?

 July 26, 2012

What does a CBC mean? No, it’s not the TV station where Big Bang Theory is on tonight. Thats CBS. If you aren’t familiar with the show, it is about a group of physicists who can make even the periodic table hilarious! I’d love to make an explanation of medical abbreviations as interesting as the […]

Poor Sleep Could Put You In A Nursing Home?

 July 23, 2012

Poor Sleep Could Put You In A Nursing Home? We have recently heard about how the lack of sleep can cause an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain and stroke, but listen to this new study! Did you know that lack of sleep could help put you into a nursing home? The Journal of the […]

When You Eat Matters

 July 21, 2012

When You Eat Matters Have you ever thought about how many social or business events you have around food? It seems that whenever we Americans want to get together to do something, there is always food involved. Our society’s eating patterns have changed over the years. People have greater access to food and reasons to […]

A Chef Without a Stomach

 June 17, 2012

A Chef Without a Stomach   We have always told our cancer patients that it is important to continue your hobbies or find something to do that you like to do. It is important to have something in your life to look forward to even when things seem so down. As the saying goes,” A […]

What is your opinion of this hospital?

 June 1, 2012

What is your opinion of this hospital?   I just heard a lecture presented by Art Caplan from the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. I was left with a big WOW. I would like to know your thoughts on this matter. A hospital in Texas, Citizens Medical Center, […]

15 Things You Should Give Up to be Happy

 May 31, 2012

15 Things You Should Give Up to be Happy   I came across this great article thanks to The Huff Post and wanted to share it with you. It really makes a lot of sense. If we can at least try to let go of a few of the 15 things they list, Im sure […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]