Archive for June, 2012

Avoid Noshing in the Kitchen This Holiday

Posted in Wellness on June 26th, 2012 by Lance

Do you spend much of the holiday season in the kitchen? Perhaps you are responsible for anything and everything related to holiday food — grocery shopping, cooking and baking for the kids, potlucks, gifts, and preparation of lavish holiday feasts. Read more »

Older Fathers, Schizophrenic Children. Part 4

Posted in Children's Health on June 25th, 2012 by Lance

“As the brain grows, it prunes itself back a bit — usually in late adolescence,” says Kathleen McKenna, M.D., director of the Psychosis and Special Diagnostic Program at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. “It could be this event — or maybe a hormonal change at late adolescence — that triggers the disease because it tends to develop in young adulthood.” Read more »

Older Fathers, Schizophrenic Children. Part 3

Posted in Children's Health on June 25th, 2012 by Lance

It really isn’t news that genetic mutations (or changes in the DNA code) that can cause health risks are produced by the father. The scientific community has known this for years. It just hasn’t been common knowledge. Read more »

Older Fathers, Schizophrenic Children. Part 2

Posted in Children's Health on June 25th, 2012 by Lance

So what does this mean to men getting a later start at fatherhood? “I wouldn’t want to discourage older men from having children because most children don’t develop schizophrenia,” says Malaspina. “But men should be aware that as they age, there is a greater risk for genetic abnormalities in general.” Read more »

Older Fathers, Schizophrenic Children. Part 1

Posted in Children's Health on June 25th, 2012 by Lance

For years, women have been alarmed by ticking biological clocks and limited-shelf-life-eggs, while men have neither nagging clocks nor expiration dates stamped on their sperm. They have all the reproductive time in the world. Read more »

Skiing and Snowboarding

Posted in Fitness on June 15th, 2012 by Lance

If you’re about to begin you skiing or snowboarding season, you should have already started your conditioning program – no matter what your experience level. Read more »

How can I Strengthen abs Without Back Pain?

Posted in Health Insurance on June 7th, 2012 by Lance

Hi. I love to exercise and am trying to get great abs. However, my backbone is hurting. Maybe I’m not doing my abdominal exercises correctly. How do you get nice obliques, etc. without harming your back? Read more »

How Does Quick Fix Synthetic Urine Work

Posted in Wellness on June 1st, 2012 by Lance

Synthetic urine is very inexpensive for use during testing. It’s not toxic and it’s very similar to human urine. It’s also an effective way to calibrate the equipment used for detecting drugs. Unlike urine from humans, it can be reheated. There are therapeutic uses for quick fix synthetic urine as well. Read more »