I was a third-grader in a strict catholic school - supposedly the best school in town. My parents begged the principal to get me in mid-session. I was thankful. Until I was hit. She preferred a slim stick or a 12-inch wooden scale. Streaks of stinging red left on my palms every day. Sometimes she … Continue reading Never Again. Pledge to Stop Child Abuse Once And For All.
Someone we love dearly recently underwent cardiac angiography which revealed a significant blockage to a major coronary artery. The cardiologist explained to him that the blockage was due to calcium deposits which likely happened due to the fact that he was taking OTC calcium supplementation. This prompted me to do a literature search on the … Continue reading Dietary supplements: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Earlier this week, I traveled to Manhattan from Long Island on public transport after a long time. Since I was by myself, with no driving to do, I got a chance to indulge in some people watching. I noticed a lot of this: People spend a lot of times on their phones. Now with extended … Continue reading What you need to know about Cell Phone Radiation and Health: 10 tips
Soon the temperatures are going to plummet. This is a hard time for parents (I'm right there with ya!) as children need extra warmth and TLC. Young children are less likely to recognize when they are cold and more likely to lose body heat quickly due to their smaller size. Here are 11 tips for when … Continue reading 11 Tips to Keeping Children Safe this Winter (Plus, Bonus Adult Tip)