| Apr 23, 2015
| 2:55 PM
When I left classroom teaching, a young teacher with a 100-watt smile took my place. Marlie's zany originality, no-nonsense manner and empathy for children made her exactly the person I hoped would replace me.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:19 AM
Many people believe that stress is a leading cause of a wide variety of health problems.
Yet what might create an unhealthy physical or mental condition for one individual might be health-giving to another who may see the same stressful situation as a...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Sometimes I daydream about having a coach trained to help me get the most out of this old body.
But then, I go on my way, doing what I do.
My personal fitness formula is:
I give myself a grade of A...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:48 PM
In a previous article, I discussed the hygiene hypothesis, which attributes the current prevalence of autoimmune diseases to the antiseptic environment we provide for our children. This means dirt's good. Some dirt.
But passing gas? Who's says that's...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
I like curling up with a good health article, including the ones in magazines from my neighborhood health food store.
What I read makes sense: Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are on the rise. You're not eating your ancestor's wheat. New wheat,...