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Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer

In 1963, Nat King Cole released his hit song, Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer. Lazy referred to those hot summer days before air conditioning, hazy meant humid, and crazy was just the playful innocence of youth in the … Continue reading

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Allergy vs Sensitivity

On May 12th, I was interviewed on CJAD radio in Montreal on the Tommy Schnurmacher show. The topic was the effect of the polluted environment on health and why women are more afflicted with environmentally related illnesses than men. There was a phone in segment for people to call in questions. The last caller was scornful. He told me that he had allergies during childhood, had received allergy shots, was no longer allergic, and insisted that he would continue to use deodorant. I could only respond to the latter point, that it was his personal choice to apply chemicals to his body, because we had run out of program time. Continue reading

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