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CDC Obesity Stats Mar 21st, 2017

Visit the links below and have a look at our current obesity stats. The most important trends are in socioeconomic status. Men get thinner as family income drops while women and children get heavier...much heavier. Can you come up with an explanation for why this happens? Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults:...

The Secret to a Successful Life... Mar 15th, 2017

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I...

Obesity Mar 15th, 2017

Why are we getting fat? Our average weight is steadily increasing and not just in Americans. It is happening in all societies and it tends to get worse with age. So, who cares? What is the problem with so many of us being fat? How does this effect those of...

Obesity Continued Mar 15th, 2017

You are absolutely in no control over your instincts. They have been locked in by nature. This is the reason that diets do not work. With great effort you can control what you eat for a short period of time. A very short period of time. In the end you...

Waste Mar 15th, 2017

The amount of waste in our medical system is frightening. Pretty soon, most of this economy will be based on insanely expensive medical care which will render us totally uncompetitive with the rest of the world. Those of us who actually provide medical care deserve to make a living commensurate...

Change In Our Medical System Mar 15th, 2017

We are all about to witness another extreme alteration of our medical system. The medical system is an ecosystem composed of trillions of interactions between you, other patients, insurance companies, hospitals, other providers, the government and on and on. Abrupt change is always full of risk and unknowns in any...

Hello! Mar 15th, 2017

Greetings and salutations everyone. Welcome to my chatterbox. I am now an old man full of experience and wisdom. There is some value in age, perhaps not in matters of modern social technologies but surely wherever else the the human condition is concerned. We are all interested in health and...