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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3 hours ago

Re: zika quandry re the Rio Olympics in August

Well, when it comes to providing one's personal environment and comfort zone, here's a few suggestions WRT a quandary...

Avoid zika ....yes, I know that's silly. Silliness doesn't wear a banner. Still, avoid zika if you can (Iceland, [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:13 AM

Re: Dizziness, vertigo solved (I hope)

One of the side effects of untreated Lyme Disease is Bell's Palsy (facial paralysis via the 7th cranial nerve).

Errr....maybe. But maybe not. If this insight comes via Googliering, you should be aware that cranial nerve palsies take [more]

Fri Feb 5

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VeeEnn replied to the Bicycling Fools board. 7:33 AM

Re: For MisterF..

Boston is a tough place to bike ... or even to drive.

I'd never bike in Boston. My daughter.....a cautious rider herself....was hit twice by a driver on a cell phone. I mean that literally, BTW....hit twice by the same driver who was [more]

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VeeEnn posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:25 AM

Go Red!!

So today is the day for increasing awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in women....something that a good many women are still in the dark about. Fortunately, despite what you might read on internet blogs, the medical profession is [more]

Thu Feb 4

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:10 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

...You'd be better off not reading, or replying to, any of her posts.

There you go.....better you don't read anything about women's heart disease in my Friday *Go Red* posts.

Listen to this one.....she's got a [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:47 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

Do you have nothing to offer in this regard???

Nope.


There you go. I knew that. Now I'm not the only one.

BTW, this is considered an asset on this board......talking when you have nothing worthwhile to talk [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:27 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

You can see why folk *ignore* my posts when I ask questions like this, right??

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:20 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

"Have at it" was not meant to be confrontational. I just meant "go for it." Meaning there's nothing stopping you from talking about what you want to talk about.

But isn't that exactly what I did....mention [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:48 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

Why are you being so dismissive and sarcastic to me? Yeah, I know about the issues....

I didn't think I was (my bad, of course) but you were the one who posted this question.....

Are there other "preventable [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:39 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

We're talking about Zika. Are there other "preventable maternal infections" we can talk about...

OK, here's a start....

Syphilis, HIV, HBV, Rubella....to name but a few (I'll wager the folk who have a clue could [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:32 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

....and it is certainly concerning as the ramifications (caring for children handicapped by microcephaly for the rest of their lives) could be significant, however....

You know what I'm talking about here WRT foetal rubella syndrome, [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:25 PM

Re: Throwback Thursday

I have not seen alarm expressed here.

Well, that's alright then......

However, it's hard to deny that the cyberspace committed to this Zika virus on this forum waaay outweighs any back-and-forth re: preventable [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:14 PM

Re: Zika virus

.....and on this Zika virus flurry of excitement.

My daughter is spending a week in Belize next month (belated honeymoon) and she mentioned that at least a half dozen of her clients/friends/acquaintances have mentioned (with a swift [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:39 AM

Re: Dizziness, vertigo solved (I hope)

I saw a new ENT this week....

....and again, not for nothing (as they say)....why do you have good cause to keep consulting with these medical professionals who offer up advice that you then choose to ignore. REALLY?

You know [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:32 AM

Re: Dizziness, vertigo solved (I hope)

More questions than answers here I guess (and no need to answer if you don't care to...)

...I saw a new ENT this week who specializes in this area

You have an *old* ENT specialist on your retainer list?? You left him/her [more]

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VeeEnn posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:14 AM

Throwback Thursday

I have no clue whatsoever as to why or how I managed to recall the title of this thread. But I did. How pertinant is/was this observation back then......and now re: *Zika virus*

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VeeEnn replied to the Bicycling Fools board. 9:43 AM

Re: For MisterF..

.... as long as you don't go so slow that you tip over ... which, if I'm recalling correctly, you've practiced. :-)

Yes I have.....repeatedly and I have to say I'm mighty glad I did it when I did. As they say, what doesn't kill you [more]

Wed Feb 3

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:08 PM

Re: Zika virus

A vaccine against the Zika virus could be ready for testing in people by the end of the year, experts said this week.

It's a blindingly fast timeline by U.S. drug development standards,


....and, BTW, there are folk on this [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:02 PM

Re: Zika virus

It's a blindingly fast timeline by U.S. drug development standards, but the speed doesn't come because Zika's a killer virus that needs an emergency response. It's because Zika is a conveniently close relative of two real killer viruses - dengue [more]

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VeeEnn replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 11:15 AM

Re: Good read: Why the Calorie is broken

.....shoot, I was going to expand on an already over-long post as I wanted to add something about that 300 cals from cheescake, rather than a chicken salad per this bit of nitwittery...

One option is to focus on something other [more]

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