Staph Infected Meat

The latest headline about our food is alarming.  A new report is suggesting that half of the meat we buy at the grocery store may be tainted with the staph germ.  Meat samples including chicken, beef, pork and turkey were tested from different sources for this small study all across the country from California to Read more …

Spring Allergies

Top allergy experts admit that this spring, allergens in the air are plentiful and will affect a growing number of people.  Airborne allergens are always prevalent in the spring but this year, reports indicate higher than normal amounts.  This means that your allergy symptoms may be around longer and bother you a bit more. Typical Read more …

What Is a Probate Conservatorship?

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What Is a Probate Conservatorship? A probate conservatorship is a court ordered guardianship where a judge decides legally to appoint an individual to take care of another’s affairs that are not mentally or physically capable of handling significant medical, financial, and personal decisions. The conservator is commonly a close relative of the person that requires Read more …

Addicted To Food

When diet after diet continues to fail, maybe it is time to look past the calorie counting and look to the body for answers.  Compulsive eaters, who have trouble sticking to their diets, may be food addicts according to a recently released study. Addictions are defined as a dependency on certain substances or even behaviors.  Read more …

What Criteria To Use When Seeking a Nursing Home

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What Criteria To Use When Seeking a Nursing Home It can be an excruciating frustration to make the difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home, and not only just the decision is arduous, it is the task of finding and choosing the right one that can be the hardest part. There Read more …

Early Maturity Rate Of Girls

Girls are maturing at a much faster rate than ever before.  This is a growing concern for parents as well as doctors.  Pediatricians are reporting girls as young as 7 are beginning to enter puberty and they don’t fully comprehend the reasons for it.  Over the last 30 years, the average age of puberty has Read more …

Burning Belly Fat

The most common requests about losing and burning fat have to do with belly fat. Commercials and targeted advertisements promise to burn belly fat within days.  We want it to be true and many fall for those scams.  As much as we’d all like to burn belly fat, there just isn’t a way to isolate Read more …

What Are Some End Of Life Decisions For Patients & Family

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What Are Some End Of Life Decisions For Patients & Family It is a harsh and blatant fact of life that people die. Deaths are equal to births, some are unexpected, some are predicted, and some are planned for. So with every change in life elements there has to be a necessity for decisions to Read more …

What is Health?

Ask around to your neighbors and friends what the word health means and you will get a multitude of different responses. We know that the word is a noun and that we are all willing to toast to your health.  But what does health mean?  The word itself comes from an old English term called Read more …

What Are Advance Directives and How Are They Used?

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What Are Advance Directives and How Are They Used? Everyone has rights. Laws are passed frequently to protect rights and to see that human freedoms are always sustained. These account for rights in life, and rights in death. The largest and the most meaningful freedom that one could possess, is the right to die as Read more …