Could this be the end for Type 1 diabetes injections?

Anyone suffering Type 1 diabetes needs no introduction to the inconvenience and discomfort of daily injections of insulin or to the constant monitoring of...

Death by overcooking – of vegetables and vitamin C

There's a resurgence of scurvy cases in Sydney. You read it right, and yes, the year is 2016. In this day and age, one...

Why losing a dog can be harder than losing a relative...

Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of...

Do we really need to clear out our skin pores?

In common with many teenagers, I faced the anguish and insecurities of acne and blackheads. I rubbed and scrubbed, scraped and squeezed, all to...

Garlic and onions as medicine…is it just old wives’ tale?

They are almost never the star of a dish, but just like salt, it's hard to imagine cooking and food without them. Love them or...

My sister is a drunk: The gutwrenching story of a sister’s...

Sometimes we and others never realize just how destructive drinking habits can be. One can never pinpoint that transition from social drinking to alcohol...

Listen Up! Your Waist is Talking to You

"My waist has grown so big I can barely see my toes when I look down.” I hear this so often from friends, family, and...

39 quotes to get you out of bed every morning!

    OK, let's face it! There are some days where you'd really prefer to stay in bed for an extra hour or three and then...

Fluoridated water: The facts, the urban myths and the fiction!

There are few causes that can equal the controversy surrounding fluoridated water! For many years now, most of us have heard and read about...

Of Death and Regrets

My father-in-law died last week. He didn't 'pass over' or 'pass away'. He died. He's dead. He's not coming back - or at least...

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