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Child Anesthesia and Learning Disabilities

Child Anesthesia and Learning Disabilities

New research was recently published in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism about the practice of anesthetizing children during various medical procedures. Experts are saying that there is a link between repeated...

Eight Year Olds Like Cross Country Skiing Too

Eight Year Olds Like Cross Country Skiing Too

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been taking my 13 and 12 year old daughters cross country skiing in the mountains.  So, on Saturday I thought that I would give my...

Negative Ions and Purified Air

Negative Ions and Purified Air

Negative ions vs. Filter-type air cleaner – Negative ions cleanse the air by attaching itself to dust, pollen or other particulates which in turn causes these particulates to stick together and fall to the...

Portable Infrared Sauna Set-Up

Portable Infrared Sauna Set-Up

Enjoy this quick visual guide to setting up a portable infrared sauna. Setting up the FIR-Real portable sauna is a no-brainer, but it is still useful to have a handy visual guide to watch...

Sunshine And Skin Cancer: Part I of II

Sunshine And Skin Cancer: Part I of II

Contrasting reports, conflicting evidence, and dazzling displays of monetarily driven misinformation have complicated the task of figuring out what the effects of exposure to sunshine can have on human wellbeing. Confusion about skin cancer,...

Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy Weight Gain

Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy Weight Gain

Weight gain for a pregnant woman seems like a given to most people. What most of us don’t think about is how much weight can be gained without posing a health risk to the...