Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bladder Cancer: Causes and Treatment

Bladder cancer is a particularly nasty kind of cancer. It may be quiet, without symptoms, until the cancer is advanced. Bladder cancer occurs in 38 out of 100,000 men and 10 out of every 100,000 women. There are several risk … Continue reading

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Blood thinners videotip

This is a tip for anyone taking blood thinners such as the anticoagulants Coumadin or Lovenox.

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Losing a father on Christmas Day

Today I was wrapping Christmas gifts and thinking about autopsies. These two activities don’t seem to go together, do they? One reason I am thinking about death and autopsies at Christmas time because my father died on December 25, 1977. … Continue reading

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How to Have a Stress Free Holiday

Although any holiday can become a time and stress management challenge, even the busiest person can create a stress free holiday feeling with a little forethought, flexibility and creativity. Here are four ideas that can help. 1. Start with the … Continue reading

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One Word Can Save Your Life

Newsweek published a cover article titled; One Word Can Save your Life: NO! The in-depth article makes the point that more healthcare often means worse health. For instance, 5 random studies were done comparing the effectiveness of surgical intervention on … Continue reading

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