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Entries from January 2011

Dominican Republic …Oy vay!

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

What once seemed like a lovely winter destination for Canadians tired of scraping off their windshields has attained the status of a dangerous destination for some planning a visit there. In general, tourists have four main health concerns: 1. Can I eat and drink everything at my 5 star all inclusive buffet? Do I need […]

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Celebrity Sickness

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Screen idol and humanitarian George Clooney recently came down with malaria after a trip to observe the election in Southern Sudan. (see article). Malaria is actually decreasing in Africa after many years, but still, nearly a million children die each year of the parasitic infection. Some of the reasons for this persistent tragedy include poor […]

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Here we go again

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Two years ago, when I refurbished my website, I began to write a blog. Blogging is a bit like dieting – we’re gungho for awhile, then we fall off of the wagon. I am trying to climb back on. I have been inspired by my son, Benjamin, who has faithfully posted to his site, Ben […]

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