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Quick Mind Exercises 2022

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Summary This page contains some mind exercises that are quick, easy, and effective. The image at the top of this page “Mind Your Head” is a photo from Pexels, a free service made possible by photographers donating their pictures to be used as stock photos. In this case, mind your head has a double meaning.… Continue reading Quick Mind Exercises 2022

Ebola News 2022

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Summary As of 26 Nov 2022, all schools in Uganda have been closed due to an Ebola outbreak. This document provides some news stories in chronological order with entry headings showing the source and date. BBC (25 Nov 2022) “Ebola outbreak closes all schools in Uganda” — Millions of students in Uganda have been sent… Continue reading Ebola News 2022

Sleep Report 2022

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Summary This document provides information about why and how to get better sleep. Entries are chronological with the most recent at the top. The title of each entry includes the source and date. Dr. Jen Gunter (2 Nov 2022) “Do You Really Need 8 Hours of Sleep Every Night?” — When you can’t sleep, you’re… Continue reading Sleep Report 2022

Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids 2022

Summary This page offers recent news about over-the-counter hearing aids, also known as audio sound amplifiers. As new information becomes available it will be added to the top of the page. CNBC (28 Oct 2022) “How Millions Could Benefit From Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids” — An estimated 37 to 48 million Americans have some form of… Continue reading Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids 2022

“How to get a good night’s sleep” — Documentary by Deutsche Welle (11 Feb 2021)

Video About Sleep disorders are one of the most common reasons for visiting a doctor in Europe. Instead of sleeping pills, alternative methods are increasingly gaining attention. This sleep documentary looks at new therapeutic approaches such as sophrology and light therapy. We spend around a third of our lives asleep. But more and more people… Continue reading “How to get a good night’s sleep” — Documentary by Deutsche Welle (11 Feb 2021)

Meeting our daily recommended nutritional guidelines is very difficult. (Podcast #47)

In Episode #47, I talk about how it is very difficult to meet our recommended nutritional guidelines, and why it’s so important to eat certain foods that more effectively meet those requirements. (8 Oct 2020) Listen using your favorite podcast service. Anchor [Listen] Apple [Listen] Google [Listen] Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website… Continue reading Meeting our daily recommended nutritional guidelines is very difficult. (Podcast #47)

Dental Care and Oral Hygiene (Podcast #30)

In Episode #30, I discuss dental care and oral hygiene habits and practices. (16 Jun 2020) Listen using your favorite podcast service. Anchor [Listen] Apple [Listen] Google [Listen] Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download]

Kitchen Talk – My Two Favorite Trader Joe’s Recipes (Podcast E27)

In Episode #27, I talk about my two favorite Trader Joe’s recipes and some of the Trader Joe’s spices I use when cooking. Listen using your favorite podcast service. Apple [Listen] Anchor [Listen] Google [Listen] Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the… Continue reading Kitchen Talk – My Two Favorite Trader Joe’s Recipes (Podcast E27)

Vegetarianism – Current Trends and Seven Reasons People Choose Plant-Based Foods (Podcast E22)

In Episode 22, I talk about three current trends influencing the discussion about vegetarianism and seven reasons people choose plant-based foods. In addition to the seven reasons given in the podcast for choosing vegetarianism, other reasons might be religious requirements or relationships where vegetarianism or meat eating are a choice in deference to others. Listen… Continue reading Vegetarianism – Current Trends and Seven Reasons People Choose Plant-Based Foods (Podcast E22)

Monosodium Glutamate MSG Health Dangers and Side Effects of Toxic Additives and Excitotoxins

UPDATE: 15 Dec 2022 This page continues to receive many regular visits, so an effort has been made to keep it current. In summary, with any additives that are legal but still of possible concern, it is best to study your own body’s reaction and respond accordingly. For example, peanuts are generally considered safe, but… Continue reading Monosodium Glutamate MSG Health Dangers and Side Effects of Toxic Additives and Excitotoxins

COVID-19 Recent News as of 12 Mar 2020

UPDATE: This post offers news through 12 March 2020. For news after that time, please refer to our COVID-19 Strategic Response Portal. Summary This page offers recent news about COVID-19, an airborne virus of the same coronavirus family as SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome). [Source: CDC] The CDC initially referred to… Continue reading COVID-19 Recent News as of 12 Mar 2020