Affordable Health Care and Implications from the Senate Proposal

The current Senate proposal on creating Affordable Health care has been made public. The proposal fails to address the question of affordability for the average American wage earner, particularly those earning $100,000. Affordable Health: What is the cost $100,000 seems like a large income and most households would gladly receive it. But consider this, the …

What Do We Do With The Affordable Care Act?

  The Affordable Care Act has been under intense scrutiny for several years. Unfortunately, the discussion is highly politicized and often fails to address the key issues. In this series of articles, we will attempt to bring focus to significant issues. What did the ACA intend to accomplish? Did the ACA “solve” those problems or …

ChemTrails: Where are They Leading You?

Chemtrails or Contrails Earlier today I saw a jet streaking through the sky. It is a very cold day in Southeast Michigan and chemtrails flowed from the exhaust of the engines. I enjoy that type of imagery yet I paused to reflect on the scene. Sadly, my first thought was of chemtrails, not contrails. A …

Emerging Trend in 21st Century Healthcare

Healthcare, and the cost of healthcare, evokes strong opinions and heated debate. The Affordable Care Act dominates much of the discussion. The question on most people’s minds is do we protect, repeal, or replace the Affordable Care Act. No doubt important questions. Yet, I believe, two additional questions must be raised. Does our current healthcare system adequately address our …

Achieve your Goals in 2017: 5 tips to Success and Fulfillment

Today is Day 6 of 2017. Many of us started the year with brand new resolutions, goals and good intentions. We love this time of year because of the renewed hope and optimism that we feel. Only 41% usually write out New Year’s resolution and/or goals for the new year while 42% never do. Of …

Organic and Chemical Free Living: Tips for 2017

  Chemical Free Living The New Year arrived with a bang, didn’t it!! Before setting my goals for 2017, I reviewed my achievements of 2016. Chemical free living displayed prominently on my dashboard. Why? Leading an otherwise normal, healthy life, I was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Thankfully that issue resolved itself but I felt a huge …

What is Your Lifespan?

Now there is a provocative question. And, of course, none of us really know. Today I learned that “life expectancy of Americans dipped slightly in 2015 compared with a year earlier, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).” Life expectancy dropped by .1% from 2014 to 2015. Not a huge decrease but it is the first decrease in life expectancy since 1999.

The Truth About Toxic Chemicals

I came upon a shocking truth that simply blows my mind.  There is almost no government regulation in the personal care products industry.  That’s right, almost none!!!  Companies are not required to test chemicals for long term health effects on people.  You read that right!!!!!!  Companies are not required to test chemicals for long term …