Archive for November, 2007

MRSA: The “Superbug”

Friday, November 30th, 2007

What exactly is MRSA? It is an acronym that stands for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. This bacteria can be responsible for some of the most resistant infections in humans.
There are two classification types. The CA-MRSA is found in communities and the HA-MRSA comes from the hospitals and nursing homes. It is commonly [...]

Thanksgiving: More than Stuffing

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Thanksgiving, a North American celebration is replete with traditions dating back to 1578, when an English Explorer, Martin Frobisher, sought a passage through Canada to the orient. A ceremony was held giving thanks for surviving the long journey. The Canadian Thanksgiving is equivalent to the European harvest festival, where churches are filled with [...]

Imagination: Child’s Fantasy or Reality?

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

How can a child convert imagination, experienced when they are allowed free time to play, into a positive life long behavioral change? This magical uninhibited creative time can allow a child important learning and enhancing behavior.
“Aha,” so say you doubters out there. “What’s the real significance of this philosophical banter?” Well actually, [...]

Obesity: Is Goldilocks and the Three Bears really to blame?

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

A theory on sleeping and obesity has been publicized. If you sleep longer, you eat less. That seems logical. I mean, how can you eat if you’re sleeping? Right? At least that’s what we’re being told by researchers, who discovered this in their initial study of over 9,000 people between [...]

Food Allergies can be serious

Friday, November 9th, 2007

When I was a kid, Halloween was one of those holidays that everyone loved. After all, where else could you get so much free candy? I remember my Mom making costumes for my sisters and I. She would create a pattern; arrange the fabric and voile…pure magic…a circus clown appeared. She [...]

Health Drugs: The SunPower Kidz™-part of the future

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Looks like that’s the buzz around SunPower Kidz™ land. Can you imagine offering children a positive influence? Is offering fruits, vegetables and other natural foods containing polyphenols that novel? Just imagine a parent helping to prevent or reduce the odds of adult diseases such as Cancer, Diabetes, and Heart Disease. Can [...]