Ebola-know the facts versus the hype

I think it’s pretty safe to assume that at this point most Americans are quite aware of the Ebola crisis. The media has certainly done its part to spread the word, and as a result, millions of Americans are disturbed, concerned, worried, panicked or out and out terrified. But before you resign yourself to spending […]

The top 10 reasons you can’t lose weight

Here’s a little dieting humor to start your reading off with a chuckle: Wife to her overweight husband: Last night there were two pieces of cake in this pantry and now there is only one. How do you explain that? Husband: I guess it was so dark that I didn’t see the other piece. ************* A […]

A new “awareness” about breast cancer

As you probably know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink ribbons are popping up everywhere as a visual reminder for everyone to be aware of breast cancer. Walks, runs and other events are being conducted across the country to increase everyone’s awareness. I’m sorry if I sound cynical, but all of this “awareness” […]

Can Sugar make you less intelligent?

Back when I was a kid, our parents used to warn us about eating too much candy because it could cause cavities and might give you a stomach ache. All I can say is that the you-know-what has hit the fan with respect to the health dangers associated with sugar since the late 60’s and […]