Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

How analog can I go in 2018?  And why would I ever want to?  Am I nuts? In the picture above, Chip, from the 2018 sitcom "Living Biblically," prepares to live the following day without his smartphone.  Into his glamorous fanny pack and onto his body he dons the analog counterparts which the smartphone has … Continue reading Going Analog – Balancing Convenience with Health

Vitamin K “Shot” At Birth – Cost vs. Benefit

The vitamin K "shot" is routinely given at birth for a few reasons described in Joette Calabrese's post.  But as she writes, the costs or risks rarely justify the use of the vitamin K shot.  Many people don't realize that it is even given at birth, though the practice began in the 1960s.  It is … Continue reading Vitamin K “Shot” At Birth – Cost vs. Benefit

High-Dose Vitamin C Supports the Body regardless of condition & severity

Typically when we think about vitamin C we also think of scurvy.  We may think of scurvy as a disease of past centuries; however, there are many cases of subclinical scurvy today.  If you see someone's gums become red around the edges, especially during an illness, it could be a first sign of scurvy.  But beyond … Continue reading High-Dose Vitamin C Supports the Body regardless of condition & severity

Health Emergencies – Educate Yourself, Be Confident, and Be Prepared!

As I've been learning more and more throughout my health journey, I've realized that there are many areas in which we need to educate ourselves and also do a few things to prepare ourselves or our children for any emergency health crisis that may present. Who Will Make Health Decisions if You Aren't Able? In … Continue reading Health Emergencies – Educate Yourself, Be Confident, and Be Prepared!

Vaccine Information Resources

Vaccines are incredibly complex, in their composition, mechanism, and behavior once injected into the body.  Did you know that vaccines contain ingredients like peanuts (another peanut link), soy, casein, and latex (can you think of anyone that has allergies to these?  I can!!)  Did you know that vaccines also have ingredients like aluminum, mercury and formaldehyde? … Continue reading Vaccine Information Resources

Vaccines – Effectiveness, History, Ingredients & Adverse Health Effects

Doubt.  What does doubt do?  It keeps well-meaning people at bay.  Doubt distracts research.   But don't let doubt keep you from doing your research, or asking for the ingredients list and list of side effects and vaccine lot number, and educating yourself to recognize vaccine reactions, should you decide to vaccinate. If you ask … Continue reading Vaccines – Effectiveness, History, Ingredients & Adverse Health Effects

Drinking Water, Contaminants & Testing

We need air and water to continue living, - heck, we are 80% vibrating fluid!  I wish we lived in an Eden where we could drink from the water-cress filled brook, bubbling up from a natural spring in an un-polluted Earth!  With the current state of the environment, I think we have to filter the … Continue reading Drinking Water, Contaminants & Testing