Diabetes increases risks for mortality of cancers


Diabetes increases risk of developing and dying from breast and colon cancer   Diabetes is linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, and now researchers have performed a unique meta-analysis that excludes all other causes of death and found that diabetic patients not only have an increased risk of developing breast and colon cancer […]

Adapting to mainstream lowers diabetes risk in African-Americans


Trying to find a produce store or a large grocer in an economically depressed neighborhood is about as easy as finding an apple in a candy store. Lack of access to good nutrition impacts racial and ethnic minorities and recent immigrants disproportionately. Poor nutrition combined with higher stress can contribute to other health problems, including […]

Miss you guys – gooooo UTES!


To all of my American friends and former colleagues; Thanksgiving is here, so our minds have turned To what time has taught us, to what we’ve learned: We often focus all our thought On shiny things we’ve shopped and bought; We take our pleasure in material things Forgetting the pleasure that friendship brings. If a […]

Xmas tips to reduce stress


Christmas can be a stressful time The expense of buying gifts, the pressure of last minute shopping and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions. Some practical suggestions can help you reduce your ‘Christmas stress’ Budgeting for Christmas For all of us, the Christmas aftermath includes massive credit […]

Urban leg-end


This image of a can of Diet Coke with Bacon floats around on the internet, like a ‘greasy Joe’s special’ on a Sunday morning after a night on the tiles. It even has a Facebook page, along with numerous article posts showing its Bacon and Coke glory. Sure enough the picture exists; but does the actual […]