Our We Safer Today from Disease Than We Were Five or Ten Years Ago?

Over a year and a half into the current pandemic, are we safer from disease, especially viruses than we were just a few years ago? There are a few ways to look at this question. One is that we are … Continue reading

How Safe is Extended Fasting for Many Days?

I fast every month for a minimum of 72 hours. Most months, I end up over 100 hours. I fast by drinking only water and unsweetened iced tea. Once I reach 72 hours without food, I decide whether I want … Continue reading

Completed Vaccinations – How Long Should Precautions Be Maintained?

Every day many people are completing their second COVID-19 vaccination. It took around 30 days to complete the two-shot series. Now what? When are you safe? Safety Takes Time https://www.healthline.com/health-news/im-fully-vaccinated-is-it-safe-to-socialize-again Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two shots approximately one month … Continue reading

Diet Drinks and Heart Issues

Many of us believe that diet drinks are safe and healthy. There have been articles over the years telling us that diet ingredients can cause health problems and then a year later another story tells us otherwise. Aspartame (Sugar Substitute) … Continue reading

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back to the Gym?

Lines from movies and lyrics from songs sometimes stay with us for decades, even when misquoted. “Mama always said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore.” “We’re going to need a bigger boat.” “If … Continue reading

Are You Locked and Loaded for 2017?

There are many phrases that we use periodically that come from movies. “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” (Wizard of Oz) “Nothing personal, it’s just business.” (Godfather) “I’ll be back.” (Terminator) And, “Locked and Loaded – or … Continue reading

Do You Play It Safe?

I believe most of us play it safe in just about everything we do. We don’t take chances, because we don’t know how to identify risks. Our health involves lots of risks. Most of them we don’t know about. Take … Continue reading