“Roll out those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer…” (WHEN I started this post it was May, and summer WAS just around the corner!) It's already August ... 'Too much sun? NEVER! You can never get too much of this good thing, right? Wrong! Even when the summer months come to a close, the... Continue Reading →
Autoimmunity, meet COVID!
Who knows? Who knows what the long-term effects of having recovered from COVID infections are? One symptom of COVID is the effect it has on our lungs and in some cases, people need be hospitalized and in severe cases be placed on a ventilator. What's a ventilator? It's a machine that can breathe for you... Continue Reading →
Your best defense
Two of these items 1) droplets can travel up to 50 miles an hour and 2) they can travel up to 26 feet really grabbed my attention. But this little infographic is loaded with other information. It also emphasizes the importance of washing your hands, and I don't mean running water over them for a... Continue Reading →
What is hospice? For whom?
You heard the term, 'hospice;' sketchy on details, you seem to remember a relationship between 'hospice' and 'terminal illness.' Further, hospice is an approach to the care of someone terminally ill who has chosen not to have more aggressive treatment to save his life. He now wants care to focus on his comfort. Often that... Continue Reading →
What your ankles say about Your Heart
No, they don't shout from the rooftop or send messages, but these little old skinny things can speak volumes. If you'll look at them you may notice a thing or two. They may be swollen. Or, your feet, ankles, and calves may be swollen and your feet may be a bit sore. Remember when we... Continue Reading →