Independence Day – July 4th

Big day for those in the USA but what exactly is this day about and what are the American citizens celebrating on this official holiday? Back in 1776 a Declaration of Independence was signed and we all know it was about Liberty, Equality and Freedom for ALL. But what is …

International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Dear World, Just in case you don’t know we have World Drug Day – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. It is every year on 26th June and was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987 and serves as a reminder of the goals agreed to …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

So here we go again – another awareness day for our world. What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day? What does that mean to us on the street? Have we even heard about this syndrome? What is a syndrome? What are the medics saying about it? What is this really all …

World Asthma Day

Dear World, Have you ever wondered why we have these world awareness days? Have you noticed that they seem to be about our health? Why is it that the world needs to KNOW more about Asthma? Why is it that all the advanced science we have today does not know …

World Health Day

Dear World Are you paying attention, we have World Health Day on 7 April 2016 from WHO. Who is WHO? WHO is the World Health Organization and their job is to inform us all what is going on. So what does WORLD HEALTH mean to you and me – the …

Chocolate Chocolat World

Who doesn’t love chocolate? What is the chocolate world all about? In 2010, US annual retail sales of chocolate were $18 billion. According to the National Confectionary Association retail sales of chocolate have continued to increase 3 – 4% each year. In 2011, each person in the US consumed 4.6 …

HEARTBURN and Common Sense

The American College of Gastroenterology states that 15 million people everyday in the USA experience Heartburn. It is estimated that One in Five in the UK suffer with Heartburn. Heartburn is increasing rapidly – over 50% in the last ten years. Acid reflux is one of the top health related Internet search …

Cold Hands, Cold Feet

It is reported that February is the coldest month in the UK and it is Raynaud’s Awareness Month. Their aim is to highlight the problems associated with Raynaud’s that are estimated to affect over 10 million people in the UK – that is 1 in 6. You can read more …