It’s not just people with compromised immune systems that are dying from the flu. See all of the ways the flu can kill an otherwise healthy person. Thinking of getting a flu shot? Here’s what you need to know — who should & shouldn’t get it, popular flu shot myths, flu shot side effects, and where to get cheap (or free) flu shots!
Death And Dying
Sometimes we can plan life events -- like birthday parties, marriages, and other celebrations. But when it comes to death and dying... it usually just happens. Here real people are sharing inspiring ways to live your best life before you die, and how the process of dying affects friends and families.
What do you mean you can drown and not even be in the water? That’s what happens in dry drowning and secondary drowning. Here’s what you need to know about secondary drowning symptoms in babies, toddlers, kids, and adults. Want to know the best defense against dry drowning? Teach your kids how to swim! You can also prevent this dangerous kids swimming scenario by watching for these signs.
I have PTSD and I’m not a veteran. Causes of PTSD aren’t the same for everyone. You might have it and not even know it. You or someone you love might be suffering from untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms. I’ll take you through the causes of PTSD, how to decide which PTSD treatment options are best for you, and how to find PTSD apps and PTSD therapists to help you recover.
Learning how to deal with grief before it hits can save you from feeling lost, confused, or frustrated with how long the grieving process can actually last. Here are my best tips and tricks for dealing with grief and what you can expect to feel throughout the process — no matter how long it takes.
What boosts your mood, lowers your stress, benefits your health, and is FREE & available to anyone? These are benefits of meditation & reasons to meditate daily!
Wonder if you should get the BRCA test or not? Me too! Here’s what you need to know about BRCA testing – to help you decide if you should do it or not.
Whether you have cancer or you know someone who does, cancer support groups are the place to turn for answers to your questions, information about treatment options, and to meet those who have been through similar circumstances.
Are you enjoying your journey through life? I am! Want to live a happier life? Who doesn’t? See how rewarding it can be to try and find unique, helpful nuggets in life — because constantly making daily life tweaks is what living is all about!
Here’s a hard look at the real facts about antioxidants. We confront some of the more sensational claims concerning antioxidants so you can see the truth about how antioxidants work in the human body, their role in combating disease, and just how effective they really are as medicinal treatments.
There are literally hundreds of health-related myths and old wives tales. Fortunately, technology is catching up with most of these now, and their validity is being questioned.
Here are some of the more common health myths debunked.
You’ve probably seen Randy Pausch a lot on the news lately. He’s the Carnegie Mellon Professor who is dying from pancreatic cancer. What makes him — and his message — so memorable are the amazing details of his life — and OUR lives in general — that Randy shared in his ‘Last Lecture’ on September 18, 2007. Watch the video below…
Five days ago, at the age of 28 AT lost his wife, BJ. He is now a widow and a single father of two young sons. What started as ‘flu-like symptoms’ on October 30, 2006 ultimately claimed BJ’s life just 18 days later on November 17, 2006. I share AT’s story with you, for the same reason that he says he continues to write in his blog about it… with the hope that it will help someone else.
Sometimes we feel older than we are. Sometimes there are pre-existing health circumstances that play a role in when, why, and how we will die. Check out the good news & bad news… here.
I am intrigued whenever I hear another first-person story of someone’s life with cancer, including their coping mechanisms, the highs and lows, the ups and downs, and the ultimate realities of struggling to survive this battle with something called ‘cancer’. Most of all, I appreciate when people are able to maintain their sense of humor through it all.
Do you feel like you’re running in circles? Spinning your wheels? Unable to focus? Overwhelmed? Got a ‘To Do’ list longer than your grocery list? Doing a lot of different things, but not getting anything ‘done’? It’s all about living your life so you’ll have no regrets…