Category Archives: Health and wellness

What is the secret to your weight loss success? 

“The secret to my weight loss success is portion control, drinking water (no soda), no candy, no cookies, and no cake. Instead, I’ve replaced those foods with apples, bananas, and oranges. I also eat a salad every day at lunch … Continue reading

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City of Ames screws up again with contaminated water

Once again the City of Ames inconveniences and endangers thousands of people because they are a bunch of screw ups. Most people learn from their mistakes, not the City of Ames. How is that possible? No  heads roll. There is … Continue reading

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“Many young adults too fat for military”

Needless to say I thought this article in Thursday’s Des Moines Register was too rich to pass up. “One in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist”. There is some delicious irony here. The government, ever involved in unending … Continue reading

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“Spread of bird flu virus is baffling scientists”

[DM Register 5/3]     Really? You can’t figure out why disease would spread like wildfire in these multi-million bird facilities? Where the depth of the feces is measured by the foot? Where the birds never leave a cage that they can’t even … Continue reading

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Ebola on the subway!

Dr. Craig Spencer returns to New York and brings Ebola with him. He was feeling bad on Tuesday, and went out on the town. Thursday morning he came down with a fever. What struck me as staggeringly stupid, was once … Continue reading

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Are U.S. Hospitals ready for Ebola? Evidently not …

The Dallas hospital failed the patient, failed the nurses, then they failed the public by letting the two infected nurses travel all over creation. Not once have I heard the call for the resignation of Dr. Daniel Varga, the chief … Continue reading

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American health care system no match for Ebola

Despite the head of the CDC assuring us that America is not Liberia, Ebola in America is winning. A second case turns up from a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. My God this is a pathetic response to deadly … Continue reading

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Anti-smoking Nazis

“One topic that has only recently begun to attract attention is the Nazi anti-tobacco movement. Germany had the world’s strongest antismoking movement in the 1930s and early 1940s, supported by Nazi medical and military leaders worried that tobacco might prove … Continue reading

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“EPA wants 16% cut in carbon emissions”

What I will never figure out about the climate change alarmists, is how they figure America can save the world’s atmosphere when China’s carbon output will erase any “savings” we produce? America I would guess has the strictest air quality standards … Continue reading

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So you thought government was just a figurative cesspool?

This is so stupid I’m surprised Iowa isn’t doing it. The State of Illinois since 1983 has been spreading human waste (as in feces) on fields. Residents around the town of Mascoutah are now complaining [Residents complain about fertilizer smell– … Continue reading

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