A Bit More Healthy Archive November 2012

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.

What Color Is Your Day?

What Color Is Your Day?

Black Friday is synonymous with door-buster savings.

By Kevin RR Williams

SHOPPING Shoppers have literally been trampled upon in an effort to obtain one of a handful of significantly marked down products. The "losers" in this race for savings are often colored green with envy. The "winners" may flush with excitement. Those unable to shop may feel a bit blue. Get the posters you desire in the color you want with no lines to battle, right here.

How Do You Like Being Treated Without A Diagnosis?

How Do You Like Being Treated Without A Diagnosis?

Doctor, what's wrong with me?  (2-part article)

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Featured on KevinMD.com: Has diagnosic medicine become a lost art? Where are all the diagnosticians? Is concierge medicine a viable alternative to today's healthcare? Are you more concerned with why a particular illness developed or just how to relieve it?

Shrink Your Site To Become Huge

Shrink Your Site To Become Huge

It's a fact. You gain more attention when you lose weight.

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY I lost about 25 pounds this year. Pressure exerted on the knees is multiplied by an order of magnitude. In a spry version of myself, I could nimbly carry multiple bags of groceries upstairs in one trip. As I gained weight, the bags seemed to get heavier too.

Should Your Food Be Fortified?

Should Your Food Be Fortified?

Food can be fortified before purchased or fortified at home.

By Kevin RR Williams

NUTRITION When cooking, do you "season to taste," perhaps including sugar and spice and everything nice? We wouldn't normally consider this fortification. Have you ever thought of intentionally adding ingredients to your food that do not improve the flavor?

Great Solution To Forgotten Health Awareness Months

Great Solution To Forgotten Health Awareness Months

Ingenious slot-loading frame with anatomy poster subscription.

By Kevin RR Williams

DECOR Teaching an anthropomorphized Amy to become a genius is a humbling experience. She craves new languages and higher math. A virtual insomniac, she sorts data and crunches code each waking moment. And she has a brilliant solution to forgotten Health Awareness Months.

People Sneeze in Exam Rooms

People Sneeze in Exam Rooms

Let's be more sanitary.

By Kevin RR Williams

DECOR We need better hygiene at the doctor's office. Blame it on the common cold, hay fever or influenza. Outside the watchful eye of medical professionals, sick patients cough and sneeze without always covering their mouths when left alone to change into a gown. It's gross but there's a solution.