Archives for November, 2011

US Supermarket Chain Cuts Health Insurance Cover for Over 65s

November 7th, 2011
US Supermarket Chain Cuts Health Insurance Cover for Over 65s

If you are over 65, officially retired, but perhaps still working a few hours a week at a Raley’s supermarket, then you may be in for a bit of a shock. It seems that the company has decided to stop paying for health coverage. The changes apply to its hourly rated workers, although if you […]

Obesity: Nature Versus Nurture

November 4th, 2011
Obesity: Nature Versus Nurture

The ongoing nature versus nurture debate took another twist recently when it was suggested that you can beat your ‘fat’ genes by exercising. However, may people blame their genes for their excess weight and make little effort with exercise. But scientists now believe this is just a cop out. Regular exercise can and will help […]

How Safe is LASIK Laser Eye Surgery?

November 2nd, 2011
How Safe is LASIK Laser Eye Surgery?

LASIK surgery is a relatively new concept in the treatment of eye problems. It stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and involves carefully cutting and reshaping the cornea in the eye to improve a person’s vision. Initially the treatment was quite primitive, but the modern day LASIK machine offers a range of eye treatments by […]

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