Spring is here, and so are some possible road closures for marathons.
So, it’s been a while since I last posted on my blog. In all honesty, I was just practically stumped on what to post that people who followed my blog could use. I wanted it to be information that related to you guys, or something that was a complete expression for myself, but instead, I hit the wall of Writer’s Block.
On a lighter note, the topic I wanted to blog about is going to be completely different from what I usually talk about and that’s about health. I admit, I did my fair share of “dieting” – though the word does have a negative connotation sometimes – and I’ve seen people trying to figure out how maintain their weight, but keep falling off the radar and away from their goals. Even if you’re the type to not gain any weight, you might be the type to want to gain it or be more fit.
So sharing is caring and I’m going to give you some of the tips that I’ve gathered. Continue reading
Two New York entrepreneurs are developing anti-rape clothing to help combat sexual assault.
Ruth and Yuval, who will not share their surnames, allegedly because of assault threats, have created a clothing line through their company AR Wear (anti-rape wear). Their products range from underwear to travel pants and bicycle shorts, which cannot be ripped or cut or pulled down. Continue reading
Donna Marie Sevilla
A Quebec study has reported that female doctors provide a better quality of care, but that male doctors are more productive.
Université de Montréal professor Régis Blais, who co-supervised the study, said that Valérie Martel, a student at Université Laval who conducted the study, approached him with the thesis that female doctors had a maternal instinct in comparison to males. Female doctors scored higher in who prescribed more eye exams, medications, procedures, and statins. Continue reading
Donna Marie Sevilla
November is CPR Awareness Month, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation is trying to inform the public that basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge can save a life.
On average, about 40,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of hospitals in Canada each year. Heart and Stroke Foundation spokesperson Nadia Formigoni said it’s important to know how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR.
CPR can be lifesaving, as the first three minutes are critical. Continue reading