New Studies Claim Highly-Processed Food is Linked to Brain Damage
The risks of processed foods in general have been long accepted by medical experts. However, recent studies have not only validated previously-considered links to brain tumors, but hastened cognitive decline.
Doctors Discuss Body Changes When Eliminating Sugar For 30 Days
In some circles, eliminating sugar for the period is called “The 30-Day No Sugar Challenge.” But whether it is smart to cease sugar intake at once, or gradually, is under debate.
"Opinion" How do you handle illness?
My husband shared a water bottle with our grandson who had just recovered from a stomach bug, and of course, my husband was ill two days later. I tried to keep my distance, but I’m feeling a little off myself. I started to think about the way different people deal with illness, and it made me wonder what causes the differences. Let me tell you about how several people I know handle illness, and I hope you can relate.
Teacher wanted my daughter to “schedule” sick days
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events I witnessed firsthand; used with permission. As a parent to a daughter who survived cancer, nothing can surprise me anymore. My daughter has no adrenal glands and only one kidney due to her cancer. My daughter has also undergone nine rounds of chemotherapy and at least nine surgical procedures. Consequently, my daughter has a very low immune system.
Clarence Wayne Dixon: A timeline of his life, alleged crimes, and mental health history, as told by the State
Clarence Wayne Dixon and a court document from May 3, 2022.Courtesy of Arizona Department of Corrections and AZ Central. (Pinal County, AZ) — Arizona has been hearing the name Clarence Wayne Dixon since the mid-eighties, but his alleged crimes predated his appearance on our radars. Here’s a timeline of Clarence Dixon’s life, crimes, and mental health history; recorded and documented by the State, constructed from the Combined Index and Exhibits to Motion to Determine Mental Competency to be Executed:
Eating Disorder Treatment: What to Expect
A lot of people read my blog and send me questions about eating disorders: how can someone tell if their child has one? What are the signs? Is it a genetic issue or caused by environmental pressures? What does social media have to do with everything? Can eating disorders be resolved on their own or do they require specific treatment? This last question gets me. It could be possible to recover without help, but I've never heard of it, and I certainly didn't experience it. I had the support of an outpatient program as well as years of therapy and intimate work with a dietitian. Today, I'm going to do my best to disseminate the different types of treatments and help you understand what to expect.
The Art of Alzheimer’s
A peek into the art of Alzheimer’s patients illustrates distinct progressions from the onset of dementia. William Utermohlen Self-Portraits, Alzheimer’s ProgressionWikimedia Commons.
Coping with a family illness
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. Life is going along smoothly when all of the sudden you hit a bump in the road. A loved one, spouse, child, or other relatives, has been diagnosed with a chronic illness. How do you cope? What do you do?
The Biden Administration and Dr. Anthony Fauci Elaborate on New Threats Posed by Omicron
On October 20, 2021, I posted an article on NewsBreak entitled, “An Ethical Debate Renewed: Injecting Children with Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccinations.”. From then to now, the Covid-19 playing field has yet again substantially changed. Current widespread vaccination mandates aside, now inclusive of multi-state required injections of children which was not widely effectuated at the time of the writing of that piece, the rapidly spreading Covid-19 variant known as Omicron has since been introduced as a potentially grave new threat.