Memories from my childhood - Home daycare

While my older brother went to school and my parents worked, I went to home daycare. The home daycare mother lived in what was probably the poorest part of the Illawarra, among the migrants from southern and eastern Europe who worked at the steelworks. 389 more words


We Exhale, Our Dogs (and Cats) Become Smokers Too

‘Supervet’ Noel Fitzpatrick was quoted in the Daily Mail yesterday saying, ‘Pet owners have not yet got the message that their dogs and cats can get… 239 more words

Science & Health

Making the lame walk


I hate smoke. I never liked passive smoking – so much so that I started smoking at some point to avoid it.

However, when I got pregnant I quit smoking along with other bad habits and due to my pregnancy developed quite a nose. 687 more words


Smorgasbord Health - A - Z of Common Conditions - Cancer - Lungs

Some of you will have read the original of this post last year.. I have updated and hope that you will agree that it is an important message to get out.. 1,129 more words

Smorgasbord A-Z Of Common Conditions

How smoking causes cancer

How smoking causes cancer

Smoking is by far the biggest preventable cause of cancer. Thanks to years of research, the links between smoking and cancer are now very clear. 2,101 more words