July 27, 2020
Wellness

Masks and Your Child — What we don’t know

Also Read: Great News About COVID-19 Normally, in an informational post, I try to focus only on what I know to be fact, what is widely accepted in the medical community, and what is supported in the literature. I also write posts based solely on opinion, and I hope I make it clear in the text […]

6 Things Watermelon Can Do for Your Body

First published July 2018 I believe your pregnant body lets you know what it needs and what it doesn’t need, hence the reason I couldn’t stand the taste or smell of coffee or wine during the first trimester. I craved red meat during my pregnancy Madelyn like a T rex, and then found out I was […]

9 Easy Ways to Eat Less

Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows it isn’t always as simple as, “eat less, move more.” It should be, but it simply isn’t.  Especially as we age, our bodies want to maintain the weight we are at. Losing weight means famine and famine means death. Our bodies work hard to keep us […]

What to Do When You Have a Sunburn

Even when you’re careful. occasionally sunburns still happen. When they do, there is not much you can do about them. Like a hangover, the best cure is simply time. However, there are a couple things you can try to ease the pain and maybe speed up the healing: Stay out of the sun until healed. Take […]

5 Tips for Beating the Heat

1. Who is susceptible to Heat Illness? Children under the age of 4 and adults over the age of 65 are at most risk of becoming ill from the heat. Obesity, certain medications, some chronic illnesses and being overdressed all further increase the risk. Today, I’m focusing on kids but the idea is pretty much the same […]

Bee Stings-What To Do When Stung By A Bee

How to avoid bees, and treat a sting if that doesn't work.

Why the Flour Shortage is More Dangerous Than You Think

We are in a worldwide pandemic. This is not a political problem, though many want to make it so. This is not terrorism, though many are getting eerily comfortable in fear. This is a health problem, and yet too often it doesn’t seem we are addressing it from this vantage point. We are among the unhealthiest […]

Why Talking To Someone is a Good Idea

I didn’t grow up in a culture that encouraged talk therapy. Psychiatrists and therapists were for the insane or the weak, not for regular people who were simply dealing with the normal ups and downs of life. Old school tough was the way to go — shut up and stand up. In my high school […]

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