The Tao of Politics

One of my main concerns is: how can I make a difference? There are thousands of political blogs out there. It’s easy to get lost in that ocean. So I may blog about politics on occasion, or I may blog about health issues, depending on where my interests lead me, and where I feel I can contribute something of significance.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Here is a discussion of and information on anorexia nervosa. Here is another article and a source for more information.

Here is an article that asks what lifestyle changes might one make that could prevent cancer? Some of the answers seem to be: walking an hour a day, six days a week cuts risk of colon cancer in men but not in women; taking aspirin seems to negate the harmful effects of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) produced by flame cooking food.

Watch out for sugar-free products. They might kill your dog!

Can violent tendencies in some offenders be eliminated by changing their diet? Should we replace junk food with foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids?

Good athletic performance requires good nutrition. This includes adequate amounts of B-vitamins. You might want to consider taking a multi-vitamin. Ask your doctor.

Here are suggestions for coping with ADHD. They include:

Keep your child on a regular schedule for activities like waking up, going to bed, play time, homework and meal times. Make sure your child understands house rules, and the consequences for not following them. It may help to write them down. Reinforce good behavior with rewards and praise. When giving your child directions, speak slowly, clearly and keep it simple. Also ask the child to repeat the directions back to you. Supervise your child at all times, particularly when with friends. Social skills may be more difficult for children with ADHD to master, so it's important to give
positive feedback for good behavior.

Here are more resources.

Men with low cholesterol have less risk of aggressive prostate cancer, but about the same risk of prostate cancer overall. And this article says there is a lack of evidence that Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) tests are effective at all. It even says that PSA testing might cause more harm than good. And I did this earlier, but here is an article to help you decide if you are at risk of prostate cancer. Here's more information.

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