Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lessons from Joan

What Did Joan Rivers Die From?Throughout the final illness and passing of comedienne Joan Rivers, much was written about her situation, her illness, and, ultimately, her last days.  Here is an article looking back at those days, and I was asked for a lesson learned from the tragedy.  

Thursday, February 19, 2015

TP Trouble Down There?

Your Toilet Paper Might Be Secretly Injuring You
There are commercials for it, ads for it, featured characters from babies to children to animals, but is there any danger in toilet paper?  Well, there really are some cautions about using this utilitarian material that you may have given more than a moment's thought to as you selected the brand on the shelf.  Here are some thoughts from Yahoo Health, with some thoughts that they let me include:

Just for the fun of it, with the topic strangely appropriate, this is the 90th post to the blog, running up to 6000 views.  Thanks to you all for your continued support.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Got a cold in your nose? What to do!

You say you've got a cold and you don't know what to do?  Just ask a friend!  You'll likely get lots of advise.  The question is, is any of it valid?  In the January, 2015, issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, I responded to a bunch of questions about the common cold, and just what to do and how to do it.  Have a look at the column as printed in the magazine!

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Comments on another tragedy

Bobbie Kristina Brown is, as this is being written, in a medically induced coma following her being found unconscious in a bathtub, eerily echoing her mother, Whitney Houston, and her final days.  I was asked about this medically induced coma by Newsmax, and how it relates to her injury and prognosis.  Here are some of my thoughts: