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How True This Is...........
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      23 comments

A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight, live longer than the men who mention it. ... Read more
Have You Ever Had A CT Scan?????
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      20 comments

When I had my yearly physical in November, a blood test showed that my Liver readings were high. I really didn't know what that meant health-wise. My doctor suggested that I have an ultra-sound of my liver and set up an appointment for me. I ... Read more
What Was Your Career Choice and Are You Happy You Chose It?????
Monday, January 30, 2017      24 comments

Growing up, my Great-Aunt was a huge influence on me. She was born in 1902 and was the oldest of 4 children. Her parents, my Great-Grand-parents came to America from Germany. My G.Grandfather and his brother opened a brewery and built a beaut... Read more
Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?
Sunday, January 29, 2017      17 comments

If you are a Pessimist, it could affect your health. Two recent studies suggest that thoughts may be as important as risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar when it comes to heart health. Research publi... Read more
I Was Really Glad To Read This.............
Saturday, January 28, 2017      19 comments

I have been taking Probiotics for the past 8 years for IBS. They have really worked well and have made such a big difference in my intestinal health. I was really happy to see the article below in the Women's Nutrition Connection, February 20... Read more
My Filter Is Missing
Friday, January 27, 2017      22 comments

Today my husband and I went with friends to see the movie La La Land. I love music and dancing and also Ryan Gosling. When the movie began it was in a traffic jam near L.A. and all of a sudden the drivers (who are often enraged when traffic is... Read more
Coping With Dizziness
Thursday, January 26, 2017      20 comments

Most people can remember riding a merry-go-round as a child. Standing on the platform, you held on, leaned your head back and looked at the sky. Then, when you got off the ride, you staggered around for a few minutes while the playground spun ... Read more
Natural Ways To Silence A Nagging Cough
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      19 comments

This is definitely the season for nagging coughs; whether they are caused by allergies, colds, the flu or whatever is happening in your area. From a dry tickle at the back of your throat to a never-ending hacking to a gut-wrenching, sputum-... Read more
I Couldn't Have Chosen A Better Doctor
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      17 comments

Do you know what the difference is between a D.O. and an M.D.? D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) receives a medical education that's basically equivalent to that of an M.D. (doctor of medicine). Osteopaths are trained and licensed to perform all... Read more
What To Do Regarding GERD
Monday, January 23, 2017      16 comments

WHAT YOU CAN DO................... *****See your doctor if you're having weekly episodes of heartburn. *****Keep a food journal that also includes details about what you were doing when you experienced GERD symptoms. Were you lying do... Read more
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Prediabetes Risk
Sunday, January 22, 2017      12 comments

Sugar-sweetened beverages raise prediabetes risk. Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages significantly raises your risk for prediabetes (a condition that can lead to full-blown diabetes), according to a recent 14-year study (Journ... Read more
Take Charge
Saturday, January 21, 2017      25 comments

Do you think you or a loved one is too young to worry about having a stroke? A new study reports that stroke is increasingly becoming a concern for the middle-aged, while actually declining in incidence among older adults. The Cincinnati/North... Read more
Is There Such A Thing As A Healthy Snack?
Friday, January 20, 2017      16 comments

TAKE CHARGE! Whether your between-meal hankerings are for sweet or savory snacks, something crunchy or something to sip on, smart choices can help keep you going all day long without wrecking your healthy-eating regimen. The American Heart... Read more
My Recommendation
Thursday, January 19, 2017      21 comments

Today I received a phone call from a Health Professional who works for our Health Insurance Program. She calls every 2 months to check on my current health and to see if she can be of help in any way. I also have her number if I would need to ... Read more
A Bit Of Lightness From Maxine: How Cold Is It?????
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      21 comments

1. It's so cold my hot flashes are starting to feel kind of good!!! 2. Does shivering count as exercise? 3. It is so cold, I am shaking as bad as a couple of jelly donuts at a Weight Watchers meeting! 4. I'm snowed in! Nothin... Read more

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