Wednesday, October 22, 2014

My continued thanks to you all

Three months ago, I posted a note to my readers that the blog had hit 4000 views, only five months after hitting 3000, with increasing views all along.  Well, now 5000 views have passed.  I hope the articles I have been posting are of interest to you, and perhaps you have shared some of them with others.  There are more in the queue, waiting to be published, and you never know when another will be posted.  So thanks to you all, and please keep reading along.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

You want me to do what????

healthAmidst and among all of the cures and potions that we doctors recommend are lots of products steeped in folklore.  Some of them may work, others not so much.  So here is an article I helped with that looks at a few such remedies.  

These home remedies sound pretty disgusting, but they work

Now, if anyone is interested, I may be convinced to expand on this a bit with even more information about some of these, and other, "cures."

Monday, September 8, 2014

Joan Rivers' final lesson for us all

The events of Joan Rivers' final illness and passing seemed sudden, and left many reeling at the news. But from her passing, we can all learn and take action to help our loved ones, and ourselves, should tragedy befall us or a member of our families. Here is an article from Newsmax which looks at the plans we all need to understand, take to heart, and follow through.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Last thoughts on Rivers' passing

No doubt about it, the sudden illness and death of comedienne Joan Rivers grabbed our attention.  She seemed larger than life, and to have her still vibrant career cut short so suddenly made many of stop and take notice.  In a third article in the series, Charlotte Libov asked me about my thoughts of those final days of the star, the question of suffering, and the aftermath.

Joan Rivers Didn't Suffer: Doctor

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hope for Rivers...

As this is posted, entertainer Joan Rivers remains in a medically induced coma, with her condition generally unknown.  My friend Charlotte Libov asked me my thoughts about her situation, and her prognosis in this update appearing on the Newsmax site:

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Can we talk about even minor surgery?

The tragic events involving entertainer Joan Rivers with recent outpatient throat surgery highlight the need for caution whenever anesthesia is needed.  Here is an article from Newsmax with some of my thoughts on the need for caution when you are planning to undergo such a procedure.

Joan Rivers: Sedation Gone Wrong?

Friday, August 29, 2014

When you bruise more than your ego

Purple may not be the best color for everyone.  Here's a little article from Women's Health Magazine which include some comments of mine on the how and why of bruising.