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Finger Lakes Fifties ’25k’ report by RunningManz Posted Wed 06 Jul 2011 1:54pm I ran the 25k (actually 16.5 miles) race at the Finger Lakes Fifties trail runs last weekend (there are also 50k and 50 mile races). I actually hand wrote this fairly long report about the whole weekend. But I don’t feel like typing a couple thousand words so this will be somewhat abridged. I’ll run through the lead up quickly: I wanted to feel ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Recognizing Symptoms of Lupus and Reducing Lupus Flare Ups by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment What is Lupus In lupus, the body's immune system does not work as it should. A healthy immune system produces substances called antibodies that help fight and destroy viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances that invade the body. In lupus, the immune system produces antibodies against the body's healthy cells and tissues. These ant ... Read on »
The Countess and I by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Mar 2010 12:32pm A woman contacted me about three weeks ago asking me for information about the cochlear implant. She explained to me that her forty year old son contracted meningitis on January 1st, was in a coma for a period of time and was waiting to have his toes amputated as a result. He was left profoundly deaf. I talked to her about Jordan and gave her ... Read on »
Vaccine ingredients - shocking truth by Gabriela D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 9:22am VACCINE INGREDIENTS Below is a list of ingredients in vaccines. (It is not exhaustive - there are other chemicals not in the list.) If you are tempted to assume that these poisons would only be in harmless quantities in vaccines, note 1) There is no safe level for some of these poisons, such as formaldehyde and mercury, even if one of them ... Read on »
Missing Children, Helen Todd: My Birthname, A Coconut for Katerina, Children by Jessica P. Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 1:50pm Poems by Sandra McPherson   Missing Children  “She wouldn’t choose me,” my adopting mother mourned as if that were a judgment call an infant could make,   intaking information, christening it evidence, milk or not, then not being able to name, for months,   the nurse, the nipple.  Now, weanling, t ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:09am What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart and diseases of the lymph vessels - the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels such as the brain, heart, and legs, ma ... Read on »
The Unthinkable Cut by Tricia Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 3:14pm The author Martha Weinman Lear wrote of heart surgery in her book Heartsounds: No other surgery affects people in quite this way. For it is unthinkable, finally, that one's heart should be cut open. It is the one unthinkable cut. It was one year ago today that my five and a half month old daughter had the heart surgery that I am convi ... Read on »
constipated toddler by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 May 2010 11:59am Infant poo is a good indicator of how a baby is tolerating giving. What does a typical infant poop glance like? Little one poo modifications in colour, consistency and frequency above the very first few months of living and is distinct yet again based upon on your feeding routine. A newborn baby's first 'poop', is termed the meconi ... Read on »
The Raynaud’s disease by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 5:05pm The cold weather is not doing any good to me. Except for the fact that it reduces our electric consumption but in totality its creating havoc to my body. Of course there is the severe coughing incident with pleurisy involved but right now I am developing what is commonly called the Raynaud’s disease. I have been reading a lot of Raynauds in th ... Read on »
A 2 Z: Young Treasures by Amy Wiley Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Nov 2011 6:21pm Yesterday I had the privilege of seeing my oldest niece in her acting debut as an Oompa Loompa in the musical Charlie in the Chocolate Factory. She did a great job! She has a wonderful singing voice, so it was cool that she got to use it and try out acting. I love the Willy Wonka story, so it was extra fun to see the Christian Youth Theater ... Read on »