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Lewy Body Dementia Hits Close To Home by Susan L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:46pm My dear friend Maggi called me this week to report that her older brother Michael was just diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. Maggi and I have both been nursing home administrators for over 20 years and certainly are familiar with individuals being diagnosed with dementia. Of course, when it happens to you or someone you care about, that's wh ... Read on »
The RhinoChill System – Nasal Catheter to cool the body after cardiac arrest by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 5:06pm This is a new device that is currently enrolling folks for clinical trials, a device that cools the brain and temperature after a heart attack, stroke, etc.  It is battery operated and just received approval for commercial sale in Europe, but here in the US it is still considered investigational.  It is a nasal catheter and delivers a coolant thr ... Read on »
My Out-of-Body Experiences by Evelyn Lim Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 5:46am Slowly I awoke to the strangest sensation. It was as if my body was disconnected from the rest of me. My vision was not quite clear but I was able to see my right hand flung over a pillow. At the same time, I found myself not having physical control of any bodily movement. I experienced an odd separation between body and spirit. My mind was t ... Read on »
Body Image and Eating Disorders by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment Imagine a woman… A woman who believes her body is enough, just as it is. Who celebrates her body and its rhythms and cycles as an exquisite resource. …A woman who celebrates the accumulation of her years and her wisdom. Who refuses to use precious energy disguising the changes in her body and life. ~Patricia Lynn Reilly ... Read on »
Bodies The Exhibition by PJ S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 7:58pm I attended "Bodies: The Exhibition" at the Cincinnati Museum Center on Saturday. Given my life long fascination with the nueromuscular system, I found it absolutely amazing...I would highly recommend seeing it. Here are some of my random thoughts regarding the exhibition: 1. The majority of males who want to put on lean muscle tissue fo ... Read on »
My Visit :: About Face + Body ~ The Natural Beauty Store In Geneva, Illinois by S+E Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Aug 2011 10:25pm I had a meeting in Illinois last week so afterwards I decided to make my way to the cute and quaint town that my grandma grew up in know as Geneva, Illinois.  I'd been there only once before, a few years back specifically to visit About Face + Body , but it closed two minutes before I pulled into the parking spot in front ... Read on »
HUMAN BODY PARTS FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 2:10pm SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International ~~ August 28 2009 42.90 Euros Per Arm Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business By Martina Keller and Markus Grill The German company Tutogen's business in body parts is as secretive as it is lucrative. It extracts bones from corpses in Ukraine to manufacture medical products, as part of a glo ... Read on »
Happiness and body image by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 11:51pm Many Americans are dissatisfied with how they look.  They want to be thinner or have bigger muscles or have larger breasts or have fuller lips.  The diet industry, the plastic surgery industry, the fitness industry all make money because people are dissatisfied with how they look.  How can you be happy with your looks? As an economist, I will ... Read on »
Celebrity Body Secrets - Taylor Lautner by The Healthy Boy Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 12:00am If you don't know who Taylor Lautner is then you've probably been locked up against your will in some backyard crack den for the past few years, living off a Victoria Beckham diet of lettuce leave and lint balls and thinking Beiber fever was something you caught from using public restrooms.  Pictures of Taylor are everywhere you go these days, f ... Read on »