Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cerebral apoplexy

On January 20, 2005, a lady went to a Chinese clinic on Youth Road, Phoenix Mountain Ward, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan for her headache.  The doctor prescribed tui na (push and pull massage) and ordered his assistant to perform the massage.  … Continue reading

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Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli

News from Berlin dated June 16, 2011, reports that six French children in northern France came down with the enterohemorrhagic strain of E. Coli after buying frozen hamburger meat from the frozen food section of a German supermarket chain store in northern … Continue reading

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Cancer deaths

Here is an interesting headline from Taiwan.  “On person dies from cancer every 12 minutes 48 seconds” The Taiwan Bureau of Health issued its 2010 health statistics on June 15, 2011.  Cancer continues to be the No. 1 killer for 29 … Continue reading

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Gangrene

Gangrene will not go away by taking antibiotic pills.  As soon as the skin starts to change color, wash the area with hydrogen peroxide and apply first aid cream on the area to clean the skin and to help the skin … Continue reading

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DIDP in Augmentin

On Monday, June 6, 2011, Gregory Hartl, spokesman for WHO’s Global Alert and Response (GAR) told CNA (Central News Agency, Taipei) in a phone interview that DEHP is not immediately life-threatening.  The tolerable daily intake (TDI) of plasticizers according to … Continue reading

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How to fall without breaking a bone

July 28, 2013, response to the comment: The comment is dead wrong!!!!! Extending the arm according to instinct is exactly what we do not want to do to break a fall. All martial arts teachers and students learn this and … Continue reading

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