As I read such stories, I become very troubled that a human being fighting for his or her life must spend so much time navigating the health care system. Instead of focusing on life, surviving and family a person with a terrible disease, and in this case, even an insider with good insurance must fight the system and potentially wake up questioning whether or not living should be the goal.
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If you have worn out knees and have recently had knee surgery, reading this article should give you hope that one of the most important joints in your body can be repaired, but frustrated as so many options remain unavailable and/or very costly. If you are considering knee surgery, be prepared to ask questions regarding the type of surgery that you will receive. Perhaps even bring in a copy of Dr. Stone's article to discuss with your doctor. Having a better understanding of your surgery will help improve your outcome.
“There is no such thing as an easy win” (Mikaela Shiffrin commenting on her Facebook page). The counter would be, if winning were easy there would be lots of winners.
As the search for the optimal diet continues, this article suggests that a high carb diet might be the answer for a long and healthy life.
As I was watching the Jim Nantz wrap up interview with Tom Brady after the Patriots victory over the Chiefs, I was struck by what Tom Brady said to his offensive coordinator before starting overtime.
For both a healthy planet and our personal health cutting red meat and excessive sugar consumption may be necessary.
A great piece of research that suggests that we are more than just a machine driven by our genetic makeup. Our mindsets not only matter but can even impact our physiology.
The link below will take the reader to an interesting piece on weight loss. The take home is that diet(caloric intake) is the primary problem. Too many calories going in and not enough going out.
As World Cup Skier Mikaela Shiffrin continues her record-setting pace and her quotes remain newsworthy it is important for young ski racers and their parents to understand the words that define a champion.
We can save our planet one decision at a time, preserve our health and still live the life that we enjoy.