Kids & Art Brings the Comfort of Creativity to Children With Cancer

A conference room at Google headquarters may not seem like a place for children to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, but for the 50 or youngsters gathered there last weekend, it was a welcome break from the world of doctor’s appointments and medical treatments. I had brought my own 10-year-old son to the event, which was organized by Kids & Art, a non-profit started by graphic designer Purvi Shah, the creator of BlogHer’s “hermoticon” logo. ...more
@Amaeyzd HapaMamaGrace kidsandartorg BlogHer It was such a special time. I really feel that ...more

Why the FDA Needs to Approve 'Female Viagra'

It’s been 17 years since Viagra—the “little blue pill” to boost men’s sexual function—was approved by the FDA. Since 1998, men have had the privilege of using Viagra to improve their sex lives....more
It is interesting to me, as a natural health practitioner, that you sought the help of doctors ...more

Would You Have an IVF Baby With Three Parents?

Back in the old days, babies—even ones conceived through in vitro fertilization—had two genetic parents: one mother, one father. Now, Britain is on its way to allowing embryos conceived through IVF to have genetic materials from three different people. ...more
I'm 100% in favor of this. We're not even talking about the ability to rid humans of all genetic ...more

Friday Blog Round up #3

So Many things going on this week on the inter webs. A lot of commotion going on in the science world this week due to #TimHunts unfortunate words about #womeninscience. I also saw a lot of stuff in the medical community that made me go WTF....more

Dear Sir Tim Hunt

Late last week a few comments in relation to female scientist were made.you can read some of the words that were said here in this article...more

What is plastic doing to you

Welcome to Mix Nerd Mondays, it’s a series I will be doing on here that is more in my area. I love science ( I am a bio nerd after all) and health care so here you will be getting any biology, ecology, environmental and maybe a little chemistry  posts that can affect our everyday lives....more

The serious business of laughter

My son laughs at the slapstick pratfalls on a television show. He laughs at the goofy knock-knock jokes that I tell him. And he is super ticklish. And all those things make me really happy....more

Kids & Art Brings the Comfort of Creativity to Children With Cancer

A conference room at Google headquarters may not seem like a place for children to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, but for the 50 or youngsters gathered there last weekend, it was a welcome break from the world of doctor’s appointments and medical treatments. I had brought my own 10-year-old son to the event, which was organized by Kids & Art, a non-profit started by graphic designer Purvi Shah, the creator of BlogHer’s “hermoticon” logo. ...more
@Amaeyzd HapaMamaGrace kidsandartorg BlogHer It was such a special time. I really feel that ...more

Stem Cell Battles: Proposition 71 and Beyond

How Ordinary People Can Fight Back against the Crushing Burden of Chronic Disease — with a Posthumous Foreword by Christopher Reeve By (author): Don C. Reed (Americans for Cures Foundation, USA)This is a one-of-a-kind book: combining easy-to-understand science, in-the-trenches political warfare, and inspirational stories....more

Why the FDA Needs to Approve 'Female Viagra'

It’s been 17 years since Viagra—the “little blue pill” to boost men’s sexual function—was approved by the FDA. Since 1998, men have had the privilege of using Viagra to improve their sex lives....more
It is interesting to me, as a natural health practitioner, that you sought the help of doctors ...more

How to speak the language of Mom

Mmmmmmmmm....mah...mah...mah! Mmmmmmmmm....mah...mah...mah! That is an approximation of the sounds I often made at my son when he was about four months old. As I made those sounds, I gave him a big smile to show him how much fun it was to make those sounds. ...more

Taking that first (legal) drink

At a recent happy hour with my coworkers, we started talking about our 21st birthdays. There were the usual tales of being taken out by friends to have their first legal drink, with lots of admissions that they had had alcohol well before that milestone birthday. ...more

Photo: Black & White

 I find construction materials fascinating. These concrete blocks were for the a new breast cancer treatment facility....more