sally griffiths [sallygriff]
What is your specialty? What does your work consist of?
handknitted ladies and childrens wear
Can you provide a link to a site where we can get to know more about you or the activity you carry out?
What types of clients do you have? Why do they come to you and what can you offer them?
mainly women .quality knits .heirloom baby items
What is your definition of health, and of a healthy life?
at the present just being alive
What are some basic rules for those who want to live to be 100.
Happiness and health: how much do they have in common, and how much myth is there in their relationship?
its hard to be cherful all the time .yes they go together
Conventional medicine and alternative medicine: what is real and what is superstition?
if its safe try it
Can the mind cause or cure illness? What evidence do you have on the matter?
yes .my positive thinking is helping me fight leukaemia
Do you recommend Vitamins and nutritional supplements? Do you believe their benefits have been proven?
Every day there is a new product to stop aging. Is it solace that we are really buying?
of course .we all if we are lucky get older
Obesity, insomnia, and depression, are epidemic. What does that say about our way of life? What must be changed at the social level?
slow down .enjoy life .stop worrying
What is your opinion on the use of medical marijuana for terminal illnesses.
a good thing
The patient/doctor relationship is part of the success of treatment. What should it be like?
Is it reasonable to treat a patient whose condition is hopeless, only for medical experimentation?
depends on the patient .but i would consent
How do patient beliefs or superstitions effect recovery?
i believe they do .i have no religion .i think positive and enjoy life
What is the best way to give bad news to a patient?
of course not .but truth and honest opinion matter
Is the best preventive medicine teaching someone how to live?
i suppose it is
What are the most frequent errors of slimming diets.
never been on a diet
Are too many unnecessary tests and x-rays performed in hospitals?
What new technologies have the most potential to save lives in the near future?
stem cell ,gene testing
If someone consults you, what is your recommendation regarding cosmetic surgery and implants?
dont do it
What is your opinion on the regulation of health care practice.
one body over the lot
How do you asses the potential or the risks of genetic engineering on nutrition and human health?
we haver to be very careful
Do you believe legalizing the use of narcotics would increase or lessen the damage caused to public health?
Of the thousands of beauty products on the market, what percentage has a significant effect?
How many times have you guessed what was wrong with a patient only by looking at his/her face?
i nursed in aged care .yes you can tell .
What areas of health or of medicine are you most interested in devoting yourself to in the next few years?
aged care .leukaemia awareness
Would you change your profession for any another?
i had to give up nursing because of my cancer .it was the hardest thing i have ever done