Medical News Today: Can simply naming vegetables differently increase healthful eating?

How do you encourage people to eat their greens? A new study shows that naming vegetable dishes with adjectives that promote their flavor increases positive thinking about healthful eating. New research examines the psychological effect of food descriptions. For some, a healthful diet means having to tolerate eating bland tasting, unsatisfying foods, which can seem… Read More »

Food allergy horror stories from 35,000 feet: ‘Mommy, I don’t want to die’ – CNN

(CNN) — Imagine having a life-threatening emergency while locked inside a metal container 35,000 feet above the ground, unable to leave or call 911 for desperately needed medical attention. Now envision going through that frightening experience surrounded by medically untrained airline personnel or fellow passengers who don’t take you seriously or even block your access… Read More »

Heart of a carer

A carer Anne said, “Full time care was required for my baby boy shortly after birth. Patrick is now in his 40s and still needs many hours of support each day – as a carer you really are on duty 24/7. “Being a carer is often not a choice; life circumstances put you there and… Read More »