Earlier this month, I joined a group of new friends on a medical mission trip to Honduras. It was the first time I had chosen to go on that sort of trip, in part because I thought my duty to family and friends was being fulfilled by my work at home and I did not need to look elsewhere.
One of the most common resolutions for the new year is to get more exercise. So, I expect to see more people at my local YMCA over the next few weeks, learning to use all those weight machines or even running around the track or swimming laps.
One of the traditions of holiday celebrations with my family is game playing. The games are often card games, especially euchre. But we frequently include board games as well.
This is the time of year for festive holiday gatherings and merriment. However, it is also influenza season, which means that you should already have had your flu shot.
During a recent trip to our YMCA, I was asked about whether I would recommend taking growth hormone. The question came from a middle-aged guy who seemed to be looking for ways to fend off the ravages of time by every available means.
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It has been my general rule to avoid political issues as much as possible when writing this column each week. It is too easy to become critical or even bitter about things that are largely opinion. But there is possibly a glimmer of hope for the interplay between the federal government and h…