Friday, March 25, 2016

DIY When Your're All Choked Up

As a physician, I have been present on several occasions when an individual had food stuck in the airway, preventing effective breathing.  A quick push to the abdomen, the Heimlich maneuver, saved the day in each occasion.  But what if this happens to you when you are alone?  Here is some advice from another physician and myself from the Self website on what you should remember in such a situation.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Café en su cuerpo

I always get a kick out of seeing one of the postings that I have done show up in another language.  Here is a Spanish version of the Yahoo Health article about what happens when you drink a cup of coffee.

Hung over? Maybe you can prevent it

We all remember the days we could drink alcohol without worry, or maybe we think we can remember days like that.  But as time goes by, what you drink at night may come back to get you in the morning.  Here are some thoughts from the Yahoo Health website about hangovers that are a bit more sensible than “hair of the dog.”