Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mineral Oil

“The probability that a resident of the United States will develop cancer at some point in his or her lifetime is 1 in 2 for men and 1 in 3 for women” (American Cancer Society, 1999). It’s been official for a long … Continue reading

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Still, a Gap

HORMONE INFORMATION GAP If you have been confused with all the conflicting reports over the years about alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and about HRT itself, you are not alone. Back in 2002, the year the Women’s Health Initiative was suspended, … Continue reading

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DREAM ON!

Have you ever wondered what your body would look like if it were drawn in a Renaissance studio or analyzed today in a computer? That’s what the DREAM ANATOMY site at the U.S. National Library of Medicine attempts to show. Dream Anatomy, … Continue reading

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FIGHT BACK with FIGHT BAC!

FIGHT BAC!            The Partnership for Food Safety Education will help you Fight Bac! and keep food safe from bacteria. All the food safety rules are here, at http://www.fightbac.org. You can also go to the Federal Drug Administration’s handy quiz, http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm199546.htm, … Continue reading

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Diets of the World – Mediterranean

Put the emphasis on vegetables, fruits, olives, beans, whole grains, olive oil, and fish. You can have some dairy products and wine. Feel better. Go to http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the_mediterranean-diet

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The Benefits of Massage

According to a brochure titled “Therapeutic Massage” from Christus Spohn Health System, massage is “the manual manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for therapeutic purposes such as promoting circulation of the blood and lymph and relaxation of muscles.” Other benefits … Continue reading

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Cancer Prevention Coalition

The purpose of this organization is to “Stop Cancer Before It Starts.” The Cancer Prevention Coalition (CPC) fights for a safer environment at home, in the community, and at work. It opened its national office in Chicago in July 1994, … Continue reading

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