Health

Sometimes my posts are health related. I can’t guarantee the accuracy of what I write. So please consult your doctor or your own encyclopedia for a second opinion.

Change requires all of us.

November 1, 2010
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You may not have all the money needed, but you have the power to make change.

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“When I was youngun I used to walk 10 miles to school!”

October 6, 2010
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When I was a kid, my brother and I did walk miles in order to get to school. My mother didn’t have a car. I’m still walking to this day..carrying on my mother’s tradition of not driving..33 years and counting! Anyway.. According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, 30 years ago “nearly 90% of…

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San Francisco to ban toys in Happy Meals..wha??

October 5, 2010
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Heard on the radio this morning that San Francisco is moving to ban placement of toys in unhealthy Happy Meals from McDonald’s. Here is the MSNBC article. As someone who works for an organization to reduce childhood obesity– this is GREAT NEWS. California is always the leader in progressive ideas that concerns our health and…

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Bedside Manner vs Being Human

July 29, 2010
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Hello world, I don’t write much, as you can see. However, when I read this article, I felt I must do my part to spread the word- even if it is to the one or two people who actually notice this blog. Doctors get a bad rap and some of them deserve it. Some are…

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Running outside vs in

May 27, 2010
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Running outside vs in

I was visiting another blog: What Skinny People Do (lovely- you should read it), where the author discusses running outside versus running on a treadmill. She expounded on the technical aspects, like form and wind resistance. IMO, I think the biggest difference between running outside and on a treadmill is the reception you get from…

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Eating on a budget

November 5, 2009
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Eating on a budget

I just read an article on The Root from The Recession Diaries about how the recession is affecting people’s food shopping habits. As light-hearted as the blogger’s comments are, Food Access is a serious issue. There are some things that must be considered when taking into account how people buy food and make food choices:…

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Cold Flashes after running??

October 27, 2009
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Cold Flashes after running??

I have been jogging for about a month in order to realize my lifelong goal of becoming a runner. With each round of exercise I have noticed an interesting physical side effect: I get cold.   After every run, the minute I start to relax and stop sweating, I get the shivers! It doesn’t happen right…

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