A Bit More Healthy Archive August 2012

Why New Moms Should Stay Alert For 4 Weeks

Why New Moms Should Stay Alert For 4 Weeks

Ovarian vein thrombosis can mimic acute abdominal pain.

HEALTH For a small number of women, successful childbirth opens an opportunity for serious complications. The symptoms of ovarian vein thrombosis usually develop within 4 weeks of delivery.

Potato Leek Protein Soup

Potato Leek Protein Soup

Hearty meal in a bowl recipe.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE Enjoy a simple-to-prepare nutritious meal in a bowl complete with protein and flax seed for essential omega 3. Ricotta cheese is added for dairy and additional richness but can be omitted for vegan preference.

Chimiwraps Bursting With Flavor

Chimiwraps Bursting With Flavor

Recipe for a warm cheesy veggie wrap.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE Here's a versatile flavor-layered hybrid of a chimichanga and a wrap with contrasting spicy fruity dressing and balsamic reduction.

Come Eat Off The Street

Come Eat Off The Street

An eclectic restaurant review.

By Kevin RR Williams

DINING The vegan-friendly menu at Street can be intimidating to first-timers. Being a world traveler is helpful but not required. Servers gladly demystify the various entrées. Read of my love affair with fine cuisine.

Drink Away Vertigo With Water

Drink Away Vertigo With Water

Dehydration causes vertigo.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Among a plethora of queries and lab tests, the question of daily water consumption is often overlooked during vertigo evaluations.

Share Your Anatomy With Friends

Share Your Anatomy With Friends

Your enthusiasm is contagious.

By Amy Storey

SHOPPING Get ready to expose those lissome parts of your anatomy for the good of humanity. Start tapping your phalanges. There's something exciting to share with your intimate friends and colleagues.

Why The Best Chefs Fail to Satisfy Vegetarians

Why The Best Chefs Fail to Satisfy Vegetarians

Vegetarian prowl for fine dining.

By Kevin RR Williams

DINING A growing number of restaurants in metropolitan areas are elevating the flavor profile of vegetarian cuisine while others are unwittingly offending the palates of patrons.

Surgery Can Be a Pain in The Back

Surgery Can Be a Pain in The Back

Doctors rarely perform surgery for back pain.

HEALTH Surgery for the sole purpose of relieving back pain typically has no better than a 50 percent chance of success. Each case is different, of course, but back surgery is generally done to treat nerve pain from herniated discs.