Category Archives: Health

Do you have Hip Pain English Teacher?

If you are in your 50s, and you are a teacher, the chances are you experience back and hip pain from time to time, or even everyday.   But you are a teacher, someone born to teach.  So you soldier … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer does not Care about What Kind of Teacher you Are

If you are a man, and nothing else kills you, prostate cancer will. Prostate cancer is not sexy or cute to talk about, as some other issues are. So perhaps because of that it doesn’t get much coverage. But prostate … Continue reading

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Public Junior High Schools in Japan are the Hidden “Black Companies”

Public Junior High Schools in Japan are the Hidden “Black Companies” by Chris Dempsey (Tokyo, Japan) Public Junior High Schools in Japan are the Hidden “Black Companies” There is a word in Japanese: karoshi. It means death from overwork. I … Continue reading

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On Gun Control, how about Bullet Control?

On Gun Control, how about Bullet Control? The USA vs Japan: In 2008, when the United States experienced over 12,000 gun-related homicides, Japan had only 11, or fewer than half as many killed Friday in Newtown, Conn. That same year … Continue reading

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The Danger of Moles

I am a survivor of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous kind of skin cancer.   Luckily it was caught early and was just sitting there waiting to be excised. What follows is a short article by my father about when do … Continue reading

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The Views on Health by Dr. Agus

Dr. Agus has written a book on health called, “The End of Illness.” Here are some of his tenets (from Amazon.com): • How taking multivitamins and supplements could significantly increase our risk for cancer over time. • Why sitting down … Continue reading

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