Tag Archives: Health

The Concept Of Last Christmas

The seed may admittedly been planted for this post by a combination of factors, most notably being the cashier at our local movie theater suddenly starting to give me a Senior discount in the last few weeks without my asking … Continue reading

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Death? I’ve Got Options

For whatever reasons a couple of days ago…after all the years living where I do…I noticed there are three funeral homes all within but six miles of my residence. Heck…two of them are directly across the street from each other. … Continue reading

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The Self-Heimlich

Yes, it can be done.  In fact, it turned out to be far less complicated than first thought.  Well, that’s not exactly honest because I never, ever thought I would be facing the task of losing my life over dinner. Last night I … Continue reading

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The Day I Almost Killed My Wife Playing Tennis

My wife and I have not played tennis since. The incident is referred to rarely, in hushed tones…simply as “The Drop Shot.” Several years ago, the Mrs. and I were playing tennis at least once a week.  Never in a … Continue reading

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When Sneeze Gets In Your Eye

With all the relentless reporting on the relentless flu outbreak all across the country, my wife and I have stepped up our efforts big-time to stay healthy regardless of what varied viruses are roaming the planet.  We have always been God-fearing, … Continue reading

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Body Mass My A** – How BMI Is TMI

Last week I went to see my primary care physician.  I had not been to the office in quite a while.  All of our recent “interaction” consisted of phone-in prescription refills only.  I really didn’t think it had been THAT long since I visited…but shortly … Continue reading

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In The Bathroom…May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

This whole “Hunger Games” phenomenon snuck up on me from behind…like a sneaky Tribute. Hadn’t read any of the books.  Hadn’t heard of any of the books. Once the first film based on these best-sellers had been out for all of one week and it … Continue reading

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Restaurant Seating…No Butts About It

I refuse to believe I am alone in my disappointment over the varied seating “accommodations” provided in some of our nation’s restaurants.  Sometimes, this disappointment converts to discomfort and eventually can become a true pain…in the…butt. While I understand the money-making method of turning tables over and getting … Continue reading

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Couples Should Share Same Vision At Eye Exam

My wife and I had our routine eye examinations last week.  However, they turned out to be anything but routine. Oh, our eyeglass prescriptions barely moved on the overall evaluation needle.  No need to rush right out and get night … Continue reading

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Would A Hospital Hand Out Pizza Hut Flyers?

I was returning to my car in a hospital parking lot after visiting a patient. I noticed as I was walking EVERY car in the lot had a black & white flyer tucked neatly within the windshield wipers.  Sure enough, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Pharmaceutical Advertisers

Dear Pharmaceutical Advertisers: I know you revel in the fact the United States is practically the only developed country in the world that allows direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals.  I also know the economy would surely collapse if you didn’t spend so much of your … Continue reading

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To Screen Or Not To Screen, That Is The Question – PSA Test Under The Scope

For those of us who have prostates, the PSA Test is something that comes across our medical radar as we get older. As with all medical issues (Disclaimer – I think there is a legitimate reason they refer to the medical community at-large … Continue reading

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