Browsing Month November, 2011

Special Radio Show On Adult Vaccines – December 11, 2011

By wisequack at November 30, 2011 | 10:01 pm | 0 Comment

Special Radio Show On Adult Vaccines – December 11, 2011

“I’m not going!” “Please Billy. It’s just one little poke and it’ll all be over before you know it.” “I don’t want a needle!” “But it will make you healthy and strong and won’t let those nasty bugs make you sick.” “I don’t care.” “I brought Mr Muffycakes. He wants a shot too.” “I don’t care.” “We’ll get some bubblegum more...

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Having a Pet Pig is Good for Your Health

By wisequack at November 27, 2011 | 1:09 am | 0 Comment

Having a Pet Pig is Good for Your Health

Did you know that despite the negative press about the swine flu and H1N1, having a pet porcine may actually be good for you?  According to research out of Germany, those children who grew up on farms where they had contact with barnyard animals were significantly less likely to develop either ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease later in life.  As it turns out, kids more...

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Your Bladder Shrinks As You Get Older

By wisequack at November 27, 2011 | 1:07 am | 0 Comment

Your Bladder Shrinks As You Get Older

How many times have you heard granny complaining in the back seat that she has to go pee when you set out on a long road trip (to the grocery store)?  She always explains that she can’t help it because her bladder is shrinking ( kinda like your inheritance).  Well, it turns out that your grandmother is spreading an old wive’s tale.  According to research out of the more...

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Tequila

By wisequack at November 25, 2011 | 7:09 pm | 0 Comment

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How Do I Get Rid Of My Kid’s Warts

By wisequack at November 25, 2011 | 6:57 pm | 0 Comment

How Do I Get Rid Of My Kid’s Warts

I feinted left but he was too quick and caught me with a crisp jab. As my head snapped back I glimpsed an opening and landed a twisting uppercut to his chin. He reeled and I followed with a sweeping right hook to the temple that buckled his knees. He back-peddled to a corner, so I moved in. Countering, he connected with a devastating combination jab/hook that more...

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How Are STD Tests Done Now?

By wisequack at November 25, 2011 | 6:55 pm | 0 Comment

How Are STD Tests Done Now?

“I’m here to get tested, doctor” “For what?” “I dunno, for everything I guess.” (“Everything,” I have come to learn, depends on the age, sex and very recent lifestyle of the author of the request.) “So, Mr. Bloggins, everything, of course, includes a pregnancy test, a prostate check, a Pap smear, a ...” “Well, no,… I mean… umm… I met more...

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HPV Not For Me

By wisequack at November 25, 2011 | 6:53 pm | 0 Comment

HPV Not For Me

"I'm sorry to tell you this Miss Bloggins but you have a nasty case of genital warts." "Noooo, not warts! I'd rather have cancer!" "Well I'm afraid you might have that too." Unfortunately Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is responsible for both unsightly genital warts (as well as the sightly ones) AND cervical cancer, one of the most devastating diseases of womankind. more...

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Nausea

By wisequack at November 19, 2011 | 6:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Eating Cherries Can Treat Gout

By wisequack at November 19, 2011 | 6:57 pm | 0 Comment

Eating Cherries Can Treat Gout

Did you know that eating cherries can lessen the painful effects of uric acid crystals that cause gouty attacks?   According to a US Agricultural Research study done in California, and reported in the Journal of Nutrition, eating Bing cherries can flush excess uric acid from the body since they are rich in an antioxidant called anthocyanin.  Researchers also noted a more...

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Television is Bad for Kids

By wisequack at November 19, 2011 | 6:55 pm | 0 Comment

Television is Bad for Kids

Fortunately for my son, it is a classic MYTH that television is bad for children.  A study out of the University of Chicago revealed that TV is not a horrible thing for kids...in fact, it might just be good for them.  Researchers have found that children who started watching television early on in their lives did better on cognitive testing than their counterparts who more...

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