Yikes! Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth Has a Connection to Stroke

  When I started to research oral care--brushing and flossing--for stroke, I found advice all over the world. But first a little background on how…

The Road to Longevity: Leveraging Homeostasis to Slow Cellular Aging

It is time for my birthday next month. As I inch another year closer to my fiftieth birthday, I contemplate the question that many of…

A Solution I Never Considered

When I visited Scotland people were wearing t-shirts and shorts when it was 68 degrees F because they thought it was hot.  For the 1st…

Perspectives in Medicine: Diagnostic Challenges

The last perspectives in medicine was about sudden changes.  This post is on more insidious changes and the diagnostic challenge. There is an interesting challenge…

Adaptive Gardening After a Stroke

All anti-depressants do not just come in a pill so I am glad I found a way to garden after my stroke.  However, each year…

Aphasia: 10 Insensitive Reactions to Someone Who Has It

Aphasia is not having a senior moment every once in awhile. Rather, aphasia is the loss of ability to comprehend or express speech caused by…