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A bad rinse is good?

It had been a rather long journey for us.  We had already spent 13 hours on the bus. We had gone from (hot and sweaty) to (cold and hungry) overnight. 1,206 more words

Humour

Super Powers With Strings Attached

I stumbled into the bedroom, flopped on the bed and for a few brief moments I debated just surrendering and giving in.  There is no shame in giving in, not to the cold that was going around.   195 more words

Defend Against Cold and Flu Season by Boosting Your Child's Immune System

Children have weaker immune systems, so they are more prone to developing the cold or flu. Fortunately, an immunity boost can help prevent your children from getting sick. 327 more words

Family

The Ebola/Fitness Connection

We know – we know Ebola and Fitness, are you WeFit(ers) daft?! While it is far more likely you will be struck by lighting than suffer Ebola we feel no shame in using it’s notoriety to address and anchor a serious issue. 1,021 more words

Winterising your Body - Influenza the opportunistic pathogen.

Yesterday we looked at protecting our bodies against the common cold. I now want to take a look at influenza as this too can have a very serious effect on the very young and old and those who have poorly functioning immune systems. 1,666 more words

Health And Nutrition At Any Age

A New Key to Understanding Depression

Scientists are studying alternative explanations for complicated conditions like depression, and researchers from the University of Cambridge are looking into a preliminary but interesting theory that a protein released into our blood when our bodies are responding to infections—referred to as an inflammatory marker—may have a role in mental health. 329 more words

Off-the-grid low-cost health care

What’s in our medicine cabinet? We have one shelf above the toilet that is a board made from rough cut lumber; two feet long and six inches wide. 1,030 more words

Off-The-Grid Memoir