First of all, Know your Flu. The symptoms are exactly the same, only the severity is different. A(H3) is more common this year than A(H1N1). Both like to prey on young children and the elderly. A late season showing by H3N2 is bad news for the elderly. Due to the weakening of the respiratory system, either flu could lead to pneumonia and hospitalization of any age person. Continue reading “Flu Season Hunting Rules and Limits”
You no doubt have accepted the fact that my membership in Romance Writers of America has been totally wonderful for me and that I encourage everyone, no matter what they write, to join up and start networking. Having D.P. Lyle come to speak to us is merely one of the amazing benefits of belonging to this group. Continue reading “D.P. Lyle Shares His Wisdom”
Writers often don’t get out into the sun very much. We sit alone, indoors, at our favorite writing platform, and create shiny, happy people. As we age, our skin might have lost the healthy glow of youth and the sun-touched color starts to fade. Keeping our entire system healthy is very much a benefit for life. So what do we do? Continue reading “Health and Your Skin”
As a Spring Chicken, I got a lot of advice on health and well-being. Now that a few more decades have gone by, I get lots of differing input from health professionals. I understand the “specialists” method of treating patients, but when only one person is dealing with your conditions and medications, things were a lot simpler. Continue reading “Healthy Confusion”
Don’t you hate it when you go all the way to the hospital for a face transplant and find out you will be getting the only nose they have and it’s going to make you fall over? Well, one of the top ten issues that will be coming soon to a surgery room near you is 3-D printing of whatever it is you as a patient will need. Heart things, implants, airway stretchers, whatever you need will be printed right there and inserted into you easily. And the chances that your system will accept the new item is higher because it will be printed to your size and specifications. Continue reading “Health 2019”
Writers have great imaginations. I for one imagine I can lose weight as soon as I get my book sold and published. I’ll be going on a lot of book signing tours and using my time more wisely due to a 6 book contract I signed. Right. Continue reading “Make the U-turn Now”
Note: I am not a doctor or medical professional. Please do not start any new diet or exercise program without consulting your own doctor first.
Like many people with weight issues, as well as serious health issues that are exacerbated by weight, I dream of the day when Science develops a magic pill that we can take once a day and then eat whatever we want to. Ice cream, cake, cotton candy. The sugar bowl and a stick of butter. Ahem. So it’s no surprise when a possible solution shows up and everyone flocks to the idea. And everyone has different results. My nutritionist says the right diet is the one that works for you. Let’s look at some things that have arisen in this field. Continue reading “Magic Bullets”