It never fails. When we are young, we want to look more "mature" and act older. Once we reach those older ages, the desire is to look as young as possible and still feel young at heart. It's a vicious cycle. Some folks, and yes that includes both men and women, will spend more money than they will ever admit to on various skincare products and youth-enhancing vitamins in order to look younger. The
By Kaitlyn Nakagoshi on Nov 21, 2014
Cognitive impairment develops with pre-diabetes and dementia is a complication of diabetes. Natural products like turmeric may reduce the risk. There is no clear evidence that pharmacology alters the risk of dementia in diabetes, with the possible exception of metformin however, there is controversy of whether the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency with metformin may diminish its possible value. Even
By Debbie Nicholson on Nov 19, 2014
Antibiotics are commonly prescribed during pregnancy. The specific medication must be chosen carefully, however. Some antibiotics are OK to take during pregnancy, while others are not, says the Mayo Clinic's Roger W. Harms. Antibiotics such as Amoxicillin and Nitrofurantoin are generally considered safe during pregnancy. However, there are antibiotics that should be avoided. Cesarean section and a
By Debbie Nicholson on Nov 19, 2014
If you had a one in ten chance to win $50.00 would you be more likely to agree to have a colon cancer screening test? Researchers from the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan believe you would. Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is highly treatable. Even if it spreads into nearby lymph nodes, surgical treatm
By Debbie Nicholson on Nov 18, 2014
An editorial published Sunday in the PostGraduate Medical Journal urges Great Britain’s National Health Service to promote a Mediterranean-style diet to combat obesity and reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks rather than simply focusing on counting calories as the NHS does now. Based on my own personal experience, I wholeheartedly agree. Since March 20, I have made a concerted effort to in
By Darren Richardson on Nov 17, 2014
Cooking at home is recommended as a healthy diet behavior A new study examines national patterns in cooking frequency and diet quality among adults in the USA, overall and by weight loss intention. Julia A. Wolfson, MPP, a CLF-Lerner Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future and lead author of the study along with Dr. Sara N. Bleich, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Heal
By Debbie Nicholson on Nov 17, 2014
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"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it." - Anais Nin "I write to taste life twice"--Anais Nin I am a wife, mother, educator, advocate who might occasionally--ok, more oft than not-- feel too much, think too much, cuss too much, over analyze, over-react, overly sensitive--but I don't know any other way to be--that's just me. If you find any of my articles witty, enjoyable, provocative, infuriating, aggravating, insightful or educational--then my work here is half way done.
Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
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