I hate to see people suffer. That is one of the reasons I became a physician. I have witnessed fear and paranoia since Thomas Duncan was diagnosed in Dallas Texas with Ebola. I’m sure you have too. That’s why I’m writing about Ebola. In this blog post I’m going to address another media based fear that Ebola may become airborne. With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but more than 100 people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Obama recently urged Americans not to give in to “hysteria” about the spread of the virus.
Well, it’s already the end of January, and gym attendance has tapered off. The ongoing arctic blasts of cold weather and snowstorms didn’t help either. For many of us, our New Year’s Resolutions have taken a back seat to our regular daily activities for many. Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to improve your health, lose weight, eat better, etc., but haven’t maintained your promise to do it regularly, and now feel like you’ve failed…yet again?