A Bit More Healthy 12

A patient perspective for coping with chronic disease and general health. Learn tips for nutrition, food and social media. Submit published clinical poster abstracts here.

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WEBSITE We thank 98,000 different visitors for reading in excess of 164,000 pages during the 2012 calendar year. Each month more than 10,000 visitors accessed as many as 16,000 pages. Our goal for 2013 is 20,000 monthly page views or a quarter of a million annual views.

The Best Pizza in L.A. and at Home

The Best Pizza in L.A. and at Home

Piled with veggies or pepperoni, most people enjoy great pizza pie.

By Kevin RR Williams

DINING If you're in Los Angleles, there's one place you must visit for pizza. But you don't have to hop a plane. Turn a frozen pizza into a gourmet delight.

Don’t Scratch My Back

Don’t Scratch My Back

Why I won't scratch yours.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH You don't want me scratching your back. My flesh is marred by scars. After scratching an itch it looks like a tiger mauled me. It's a hypersensitivity. But some people have a greater skin sensitivity called dermographia.

Should I Get A Flu Shot?

Should I Get A Flu Shot?

Don't wait until you have symptoms before getting a vaccination.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Are you avoiding a shot because you think you might catch the flu from the innoculation? This article concisely busts vaccination myths.

Can You Afford To Be Sick?

Can You Afford To Be Sick?

"I wish I could afford the luxury of being sick."

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH No one really wants to be ill. Therefore such an obtuse statement may sound callous but must be taken in context. At a time of vibrant health and steady workflow, taking off a few days to be ill seemed like a luxury. Years later, with an HSA, I consult the calendar and weigh carefully referrals made by my primary care physician.