Jill Weinlien

Fatigue, mood swings, dry skin, weight gain:Annoyed with your Thyroid?

(Mar. 21, 2003) - During my pregnancy, a routine blood test revealed that my cholesterol was above normal. A year after the birth of my daughter, I felt tired, my skin was dry and I couldn't lose the remaining five pounds over my pre-pregnancy weight. I attributed this to being in my mid-30s and recently having a baby. When my HMO plan changed, I had to find a new doctor.

New York Binky Patrol to the Rescue

(Dec. 21, 2001) - "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings" is a favorite line from the movie It's a Wonderful Life. The Binky Patrol, a non-profit organization of "angels", sew, quilt, crochet and deliver blankets to children in need of comfort. Each time a child is wrapped in a Binky blanket, "an angel gets its wings."

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