Spring Garden is Fitness Health Goodness as a Lifestyle
United States First Lady Michelle Obama led the way to dig and sow a vegetable garden on the south lawn of the White House. Local primary school (elementary school) students helped, and are scheduled to continue sharing the work and knowledge and ...
Not Old For Olympics, Update
I updated the post Not Old For Olympics with links to the athletes' official Beijing web site competitor information pages. You can learn more about them and see their events and rankings.If you have others to add, let me know.
Most Helpful Olympic Advice So Far
The commentators for US gymnast Justin Spring's great Olympic floor exercise routine last week told how Spring underwent months of rehabilitation for knee, ankle and other injuries. The commentators continued about his rehab, exercises, physical t...
Thank You Doc Gurley For Grand Rounds 5.44
While I was away teaching at the Wilderness Medical Conference (and backpacking to and from the conference), the blog "Doc Gurley" chose my post Weak Hips on Purpose? Running Injury and Hip Strengthening for Grand Rounds Vol. 5 No. 44.This is nic...
Thank You Election Day Grand Rounds
Thank you to the blog Nurseratchedsplace for including my post Body Farm Not Just For Halloween in this week's Grand Rounds.On the web, Grand Rounds is a collection of the best on-line medical posts from the past week. This is different from the G...
Thank You Grand Rounds M.D.O.D.
Thank you M.D.O.D. for hosting Grand Rounds and including my post Living Under The Sea among the best medical posts of the week.In a hospital, Grand Rounds is a lecture for doctors about a patient or topic. On the web, Grand Rounds is a weekly li...
Health Homework Becomes AntiObesity Chronic Disease Reality Check
Jeff & Sabrina sent me an e-mail that their 7th grade son was given a school assignment about the "proper amount of calories to have a normal weight" but with junk foods listed in the menus.They made a video of the events, explaining,"Could it...
ThankYou Apple Quack Grand Rounds 4.51
Thank you to the blog AppleQuack for hosting Grand Rounds 4.51, and including my post Medical Dictation Software Fun.Click the post to find out what it has to do with sting rays. We still don't have a working refrigerator.On the web, Grand Rounds ...
What Does Stretching Do?
Stretching has been shown in some studies to prevent injuries or pain, or improve athletic performance. Based on this, gyms are filled with people stretching - often in tight, unhealthy ways that re-emphasize the rounded forward postures that caus...
Mothers Day and New Parents Back and Neck Savers
Readers, patients, and students have asked me for years to write down for them about good lifting and bending over babies and children. I wrote articles and books. I did experiments in the lab. They still said they couldn't remember. So I made som...