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by RoselynF
Thu 4 Aug 2011 22:36
Forum: General Health
Topic: Lifestyle has large impact on premature mortality
Replies: 3
Views: 2579

Re: Lifestyle has large impact on premature mortality

I wonder how much that study cost? I could have told you those results years ago. I think most people know that exercise, not smoking, a healthy diet and a healthy body weight are good for your health which allows you to live longer. I don't follow the Mediterranean diet exactly but I do try to eat ...
by RoselynF
Thu 4 Aug 2011 22:30
Forum: General Health
Topic: Robots and Infection Control
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

Re: Robots and Infection Control

While humans aren't perfect, I kind of fear that robots might not be perfect either. They are still capable of producing errors and getting viruses that can affect their ability to do their work. I think it's quite interesting and it sounds like a great idea but I'd like to see it in action and actu...
by RoselynF
Thu 4 Aug 2011 22:25
Forum: General Health
Topic: WHO: Third of World Infected with Hepatitis
Replies: 1
Views: 970

Re: WHO: Third of World Infected with Hepatitis

When did Canada and other major nations start to include the vaccine for hepatitis B in infant immunizations? I'm curious to know if I got it or my kids got it and whether we need to get it. It seems like for those who can afford it, the vaccine is one good option as well as avoiding contaminated fo...
by RoselynF
Thu 4 Aug 2011 21:53
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Mum tells of her seven-year bug-bite hell
Replies: 6
Views: 1799

Re: Mum tells of her seven-year bug-bite hell

To go five years without being diagnosed is scary and ridiculous. It's scary and I'm sure quite painful and depressing for the patient. But it is ridiculous that her doctors never tested her in all that time. I'm just grateful that my father caught it early on and didn't have to go through all the p...
by RoselynF
Fri 29 Jul 2011 22:18
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Christopher Smith's Lyme Disease Bill 2557
Replies: 126
Views: 13341

Re: Christopher Smith's Lyme Disease Bill 2557

It does sound like a lot of talk and no action. I know on TV I hear reports of West Nile virus being present in mosquitoes in certain areas and how to protect yourself. But I never hear stories about Lyme disease being present or on the increase in ticks in certain areas. I think building awareness ...