Archive for: January 2013

Workplace Wellness

You’ve all heard the saying “mad as a hatter”.  Well that comes from the fact that hatters, people who used to make felt hats in the 19th century were exposed to mercury based compounds and quite often died due to mercury poisoning.  Mercury attacks the nervous system causing emotional instability (thus the “mad” reference) and adversely affects digestion causing...

Mathematics and your Health – Are you just a number?

Math was definitely not my best subject in school.  I loved the logic of algebra but had difficulty memorizing the proofs, and geometry seemed like science fiction with all those planes and lines intersecting in space.  But now I wish I had paid more attention.Seems like even our members of congress who can’t figure out how to balance a...