When Your Cold is Not a Cold

  In our current age of economic recession and flu epidemics, experiencing hoarseness or a sore throat can conjure up worst-case scenarios. What I’ve noticed in more recent months is that more and more people with these two symptoms are coming in concerned about throat or lung cancer. If you feel a lump in your […]

Swine Flu Hullabaloo

I don’t mean to diminish the seriousness of our current flu epidemic, but I wanted to voice my opinion on this matter. As I wrote in my last blog, both my sons came down with severe flu symptoms over the weekend. They went to the pediatrician on Saturday morning, who basically told my wife that […]

My Adventure with Swine Flu(?) and Soybean Sprout Soup

Traditional Korean culture states that you should eat soybean sprout soup to fight a cold. My wife had just bought some soybean sprouts for my two sons, Jonas and Devin, who had just come down with severe flu-like symptoms (along with half their classmates). Unexpectedly, my older son Jonas was feeling well enough to attend […]