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“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

Introduction This page has been established to provide information about the potential negative side effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). It was originally posted on 3 Sep 2008 and was revised on 8 Apr 2020 due to high demand for the content. The post has been dated to reflect the revision date. MSG was first prepared… 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

How lack of paid sick leave is complicating U.S. virus response (6 Mar 2020)

As COVID-19 spreads to communities nationwide, financial and logistical concerns about its impact are rising. Among the major questions are whether employers will require workers to take unpaid sick leave, and who will pay for potentially significant medical bills. William Brangham talks to Georgetown University’s Sabrina Corlette and Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz of Capital Area Asset… Continue reading How lack of paid sick leave is complicating U.S. virus response (6 Mar 2020)

AgaMatrix CVS Glucose Tester Meter Bluetooth App Not Communicating [SOLVED]

If you’ve purchased the CVS Bluetooth Glucose meter/tester and are using the AgaMatrix software on your smartphone, you may at some point have a problem where the app stops communicating with the meter. From the app menu (the three lines in the top left) you can find the Meters page. Your tester/meter should be listed… Continue reading AgaMatrix CVS Glucose Tester Meter Bluetooth App Not Communicating [SOLVED]

What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

In the US, the very same blood test can cost $19 at one clinic and $522 at another clinic just blocks away — and nobody knows the difference until they get a bill weeks later. Journalist Jeanne Pinder says it doesn’t have to be this way. She’s built a platform that crowdsources the true costs… Continue reading What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne – Music Video About Rising Up, Breaking Through, and Moving Forward

“Head Above Water” Music Video by Avril Lavigne After years of silence, Canadian singer Avril Lavigne makes a strong come back with “Head Above Water” which seems to be a reflection on her struggle in recent years recovering from Lyme Disease. The lyrics and more information can be found further down on this page. To… Continue reading “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne – Music Video About Rising Up, Breaking Through, and Moving Forward

HEALTH – Building an Alzheimer’s-Resistant Brain

This page contains some video presentations about how to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain. Lisa Genova (19 May 2017) Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do… Continue reading HEALTH – Building an Alzheimer’s-Resistant Brain