Alcohol: The Devil’s Semen

I noticed over the holidays how in THE DARK KNIGHT, after his fundraiser speech, Bruce Wayne tosses his champagne glass’s contents over the outdoor railing. Many people can have and be great fun when drunk; on the other hand, many people are alcoholics. I have had several alcoholics in my family, on both sides.  Some …

World AIDS Day 2012

I read this morning on my telephone than HIV infections in India have dropped by 57%, an amazing public health achievement. However, I read now that Aboriginal HIV infections in Canada are “a growing problem”; though the article doesn’t say the infection rate is actually climbing, it states that the rate is 3.6X higher compared …

Day 10 (Without Sugar); Warning labels on Junk Food, #2

It took me awhile to mentally associate “poor health” with the beautiful colors and delicious tastes of so many tempting junk food items; I wish there had always been warning labels on junk food. It’s not hard to give up sugar; I’ve done it before. I’m a sugarholic; it’s my escape and crutch and if …