Six things that foreigners feel are overpriced in Japan
Japan is perceived as being an expensive country by many foreigners. Some things are expensive ... Movie tickets The average price of a movie ticket in the U.S. is $7.95 (about 640 yen). In Japan, you’ll have to shell out at least 1,800 yen.
Nutritional rehabilitation in anorexia nervosa: review of the literature and implications for treatment
In other words, to gain 1 kg (2 pounds, lb) a week, this means approximately an additional 1,000 kcal per day is needed. If an AN individual who is 35 kg (77 lb) needs about a 1,000 kcal per day (30 kcal/kg) to maintain her weight (it may be more – see ...
What Happens to Your Body If You Stop Smoking Right Now? (Update!)
This post is about my quit, but mainly it’s about the many things (positive and negative) I’ve learned in the process. By April 2009, I had tried most of the nicotine replacement therapies in various attempts to quit smoking – Zyban, gum, patches ...
What's Happening to Thyroid Patients Taking Eltroxin Brand Levothyroxine in New Zealand?
June 7 -- Folks in New Zealand are up in arms, because a reformulation of the drug Eltroxin (a brand name of levothyroxine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline) appears to be causing problems in thyroid patients. Patients taking Eltroxin (which is government ...
Episode LIV: This might be how our opponents feel
I don’t care what the last installment of the interminable thread was about — I have to show this horrifying clip of a gentle octopus’s last moments beneath the jaws of ravening chordates. OK, now talk about whatever you want…if you can.