From Today's Featured Entry: Head (Human Anatomy)
The upper or front part of an animal's body that contains the brain, special
sense organs for seeing (eyes), hearing (ears), smelling (nose), and
tasting (mouth), as well as other structures. Most of the tissues in the
head are contained within the skull, which is a large bone that covers and
protects the brain. The skull is made of 22 bones. At birth, the skull is
about half the size of an adult's skull. (Full article...)
From Today's Blog Entry: Diabetes: Eating on Vacation
The first thing you should realize is that having diabetes
doesn’t mean that you have to deprive yourself. While it is
true that you should seriously limit your consumption of foods
that are high in sugar, or have a high glycemic index, that
doesn’t mean that you have to completely avoid everything.
The key is in making healthy food choices so that you can
include the occasional splurge (Full article...)
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