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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 50 minutes ago

Re: zika quandry re the Rio Olympics in August

Yes -- 7 stadiums. Don't know if what I'd read was at fault, or if it was my memory. Most likely the latter.

=sheila

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sheila727 posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:21 AM

zika quandry re the Rio Olympics in August

The Summer Olympics are scheduled to take place this August in Rio. I wonder whether zika fears will decimate the number of people attending, and perhaps ticket prices will be slashed--and become affordable. I wonder if there are athletes who will [more]

Sat Feb 6

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:52 AM

Re: Dizziness, vertigo solved (I hope)

Alstro -- sounds like this new ENT may be the kind of doc you've needed, someone who doesn't ask just the same old questions, but can think outside the box. If so, then what a lucky find. And hopefully you'll be able to improve this situation. [more]

Fri Feb 5

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:27 AM

Re: Throwback Thursday

<iYou didn't know this......really??
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Why are you being so dismissive and sarcastic to me? Yeah, I know about the issues.

Oh, it's how she treats most everyone. I think it's a reflex at this point.

Call it [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:24 AM

Re: Dizziness, vertigo solved (I hope)

<iHonest here, the Red Flag for me in this account has to be the *non-painful migraines*. What person who's ever suffered through a migraine episode could ever relate to this description.
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It's called ancephalgic migraine--it's [more]

Tue Feb 2

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:26 PM

Re: Zika virus

Same mosquito that transmits yellow fever, dengue and chikengunya also transmits zika.

Buying lots of Deep Woods Off this summer.</io>


Report just appeared of an instance of sexual transmission of the virus, here in
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Wed Jan 27

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 9:40 PM

Re: Gluten (again)

<i One week is just not enough.
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sheila:

As I mentioned in my reply to Laura, I indicated in my post that the study was short-term and small (and the article itself noted that fact).

Yes -- and I [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:20 PM

Re: Gluten (again)

<iThe results of a small and short-term study indicate that "we did not find a beneficial or negative effect of a gluten-free diet for athletes who had no clinical necessity for the diet".


I just looked at the NYTimes [more]

Sat Jan 23

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:11 PM

Re: Oprah

my step-sister was a WW client who became a counselor. She keeps in contact with all the people she's coached into a healthy weight, even after they have reached their goals.

That's encouraging to hear.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:03 PM

Re: Oprah

I see the Oprah WW commercials regularly, but didn't realize this wasn't her first lucrative weight-loss relationship. So I guess it's good money in the bank, whether she regains the weight (again) or not this time.

The big emphasis in these [more]

Thu Jan 21

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:32 PM

Re: good fats extend life; bad fats shorten it

<iAlso the statement: "Residents of the Philippines, Malaysia and tropical nations had the highest heart disease death rate due to eating too much saturated fat, the researchers said."

In that this is coconut country, the [more]

Wed Jan 20

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sheila727 posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:41 PM

good fats extend life; bad fats shorten it

Interesting study just published.

http://www.webmd.com/diet/20160120/eating-more-healthy-fats-...

"Although a [more]

Tue Jan 12

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:01 AM

Re: What's in YOUR yogurt?

Very interesting. Thanks for posting this. I'm curious to see how this will pan out.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 11:00 AM

Re: Parent moving - new HMO possible ?

Wow Alstro -- what a perfect find! I was going to provide a reference to the Office of Aging, but your response is on the nose. And illuminating! Take THAT, Buffalo HMO!

=sheila

Sat Jan 9

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:07 AM

Re: Good news/not so good news

But I'd really think twice about the Prilosec. It has nasty effects, one being decreased bone density. There are some wonderful herbs for restoring the stomach lining and also protecting it from acid. DGL lozenges are one, which are made from [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:03 AM

Re: Good news/not so good news

Sounds like your mom is quite lucky that she has this new GP now instead of her old one!

=sheila

Thu Jan 7

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:02 PM

Re: Exercise and blood pressure

I probably know more than you think.

Laughing my socks off! That's been one of the themes of this board for some time now, hasn't it.

Sun Jan 3

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:28 PM

Re: Dr. Russell Blaylock-credible MD or quack?

The question should not be about this doctor and his beliefs. It natural for us to consider him "wacky" because our western beliefs have us conditioned to trust that....

This, for me, is not Russell Blaylock vs conventional [more]

Mon Dec 28

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 9:16 PM

Re: Cost of breast cancer

The total amount billed from the first mammogram that detected the abnormality in October 2014 to today is $324,863.


Is that comma in the right place? If so, it appears to be the most costly component of your experience, by [more]

Sat Dec 26

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 2:09 PM

Re: Sis gets a clue

Such a good feeling to be ending the year on this kind of positive note! Cleaning, decluttering, organizing.....making things so much easier for family, household help, other helpers, etc.

So glad to hear!

=sheila

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