Hand Sanitizers & Flu

This short podcast reveals the serious limitations and false security a little dab of ethanol-alcohol based liquid sanitizer can give you. Doc...

Cellphone Health Dangers

There are many considerations everyone must comprehend when enjoying the benefits of this information technology era. Stop and listen to the...

Healthy Eyes – Go Big on Prevention

No spare partsfor eyes lying round,and the longer you live the more you want to see. Prevention is critical and it takes many forms, detailed...

Doc Handal, M.D.

A long-standing believer in consumer education; she knows it does make a difference. Her thesis for lay education is that “we physicians need to come down to the consumer’s knowledge level to bring them up towards ours”.
Outbreak!

Outbreak!

I do not want you to think my head is in the sand - yes I am following the CDC and new's headlines chockfull of frightful words on this new virus that 'jumped' from animals to humans. However, you might have seen the number of deaths from the flu during this season is...

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Dirty Phones

Which has more bacteria a public toilet or your cellphone? If you guessed cellphone you are correct - it has 10-18 times more bacteria. You do not have to be a germaphobe to take a step back! Among all the contaminates lurks bacteria, bacteria that are...

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Check Your Heart

Check Your Heart

Devices today can monitor your blood pressure, pulse and other 'vital signs' and always new apps are popping up. One device that I personally have used since release records the electrical flow of my heart. An earlier version of Alive Cor traced one view however with...

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