Health

Woman Donates Kidney to Stranger on Facebook
Isn't it incredible the relationships built on social sites? I always love when someone sends me a Facebook friend request and I get to know them over time and then when I meet them in person, I feel like I've known them my whole life.
The Best Time to Go to Bed
I can't remember the last time that I got an entire night of uninterrupted sleep. It's definitely been more than a year and these days, it's not because of being in my third trimester of pregnancy and miserable, but because of my adorable little boy who randomly wakes up through the n…
Research Finds Link Between Bacon and Cancer
Before I got pregnant, I was mildly obsessed with bacon. And then the strangest thing happened- in my second trimester, just looking at a picture of bacon made me sick. While I don't get violently ill by simply looking at bacon anymore, my appetite for it has decreased substantially and it&apos…
Why Cancer Is Rare Among Elephants
A recent finding that shows elephants rarely get cancer.  So can we learn from these large mammals?  According to an article in Discover magazine, even though the mammals are 100 times the size of humans, elephants are less likely to get cancer. But why?
Sorry, Ebooks – 4 Reasons Hard Copies Are Better
When I say that I have an obsession with books, I'm not even exaggerating. Not in the tiniest bit. Don't believe me? Ask my friends who helped me move once and never again because they couldn't deal with the 30 or so boxes of books that I have.
Zumba Benefit in Vestal for Breast Cancer
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I'm sure you've been reading right here about healthy ways to make changes in your life and how to cope with this form of cancer that effects millions of women every year.  There's a loyal group of breast cancer survivors and friends of survivors tha…
Broome Program Can Save Your Life
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The statistics are staggering.  It is estimated that one in eight women will develop breast cancer during her life.  Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in New York State.  15,000 New York women…

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