I found lots of good stuff on the web this week – so I will try to be brief with them so I don’t overwhelm you!
What do you expect from your doctor?
JC at Brain Blogger asks “Patient Manifesto: What Do You Want, Expect and Deserve From Your Doctor?“. He/She is really asking too – “I encourage everyone to comment …”, things to consider: gender, personality, education, accessibility, management style, etc.
Liberty at Healthbolt also reminded us this week of 5 Things Women Do Wrong in the Doctor’s Office: Do You?
A lot of bloggers (including myself) were thoroughly creeped out by the Purity Ball covered in the New York Times Magazine:
Work and Stress
JoLynn Braley tells us How To Stay Healthy & Fit While Working From Home
Still experiencing a lot of stress and tension? Tammy Lenski offers A simple meditation for tense and stressful moments
Food, food every where, but you can’t get them to eat a bite of it!
Yuck to Yum shows us how to turn vegetables and chicken into Green Martians on Flying Saucers – if that’s what it takes to get your kids to eat! More Kid friendly recipes including Swamp Monsters and Bugs in Rugs!
Health in the News
Vaccine triggers immune response, prevents Alzheimer’s – just in mice so far!
Researchers find smallpox drug may also target adenovirus – 1 cause of the common cold, adenovirus also causes death in organ transplant recipients
Fact or Ficton: Obesity is Contributing to Global Warming? – Liz from Healthbolt looks at the facts.
One day, you wake up to realize that a particularly vital assumption about the world is wrong. Everyone who buys into it is wrong. Which is almost everyone in the world. Now what?
Dr. Val tells us Why Men Don’t Write Advice Columns.
And yes, this might offend somebody – “back in the Middle Ages, sex was frowned upon. ‘Carnal relations’, even with one’s wife, were considered filthy.” There was even Penance for Sex.
Deep Stuff to think about
I haven’t had time to read these myself yet – but they are on my to do list:
My God, It’s Full Of Stars!
Different Perspectives are Good
I’ll leave you for the weekend with a different perspective: an image from NASA of the Earth and Moon as seen from Mars
Have a great weekend!
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