Natural Gas Fracking

What is natural gas fracking or fracking for natural gas? Fracking is a, commonly used, short way of saying or writing hydraulic fracturing. Wikipedia‘s descriptive first sentence is: Hydraulic fracturing, often called fracking, fracing or hydrofracking, is the process of initiating and subsequently propagating a fracture in a rock layer, by means of a pressurized … Read more

A Retired MD’s Observations

Retired MD, Frank Eves’ generalized, observations about a few things noticed along the way: a doctor’s humanity is often more valuable than his/her education humility and a sense of humour/humor are invaluable listening carefully to the client/patient avoids most problems it’s tough to always be on-time when you’re trying to do it right most doctors … Read more

Antioxidants – An Everyday Battle for Life

Antioxidants – An Everyday Battle for Life – it’s those radicals again Free Radicals – the bad guys (mostly) Free radicals are highly charged matter that can damage or even destroy mitochondrial DNA and cell membranes. Free radicals are usually oxygen molecules that have lost one of their electrons and therefore have what’s referred to … Read more

ShelterBox – Shelter, Warmth, Dignity

ShelterBox responds to earthquake, volcano, flood, hurricane, cyclone, tsunami or conflict by delivering boxes of aid. Each box supplies an extended family of up to 10 people with a tent and lifesaving equipment to use while they are displaced or homeless. The contents are tailored depending on the nature and location of the disaster, with … Read more

American Children at Risk?

David Mitchell writes, “Seventy percent of American children are at increased risk for bone and heart disease because of low levels of vitamin D, according to a recent study published in Pediatrics.” His article appears in AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) NEWS NOW. >> click here to read the full article >> click here … Read more

Prostate Cancer

If current trends continue, cancer deaths may eventually surpass deaths from cardiovascular disease. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, affecting approximately one in every forty men. Unfortunately, nearly 250,000 men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. Fortunately, when diagnosed early, prostate cancer has a cure … Read more