Anti-Slouch Necklace

OK, here’s one that I totally need! My mother, TO THIS DAY, nags me about my posture.  It used to really bug me.  No matter what the social situation was, she would either lean in and hiss in my ear … Read More

Red Wine Weight Loss Wonder Drug

In the latest of fad diets and get slim quick pills is the red wine weight loss wonder drug that lets you eat junk food without putting on a pound! Actually the pill is still seven years from hitting store … Read More

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Organ Donation and Death

I began reading this thought with trepidation- we seem to be closer and closer to playing God everyday and in every way, and the medical field is at the forefront of this trend. It is no wonder that as our … Read More

Legal Performance Enhancement

As performance drug use and testing become ubiquitous, it’s good to see a safer (and more fun) alternative trend up and offer the possibility of a new wave of fusion between sport fans and participants and between music and sports. … Read More

Calcium Recomendation for Kids Doubled

Kids, it’s time to drink your milk! The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that parents double their children’s daily intake of vitamin D. The announcement comes in light of new findings that show that show that increased intake of … Read More


  My first thought on reading this declaration that human evolution is grinding to a halt (at least in the developed world) was that here was someone looking to get is name in the papers. Upon further reflection, I realized … Read More


  Once again, my illusions are shattered, the region that invented ‘slow food’ and the home of the only diet that ever seemed to follow common sense, the Mediterranean Diet, is porking out like the rest of the countries that … Read More


Ask anyone who has severe arthritis what they think of controlling it with diet and you better hope their fingers will no longer pull a trigger. Having said that, I agree that it is common sense that our high-carb, high-fat … Read More

Fighting Fat With Fat

New scientific findings never cease to amaze. A new study published in Cell, a journal of Microbiology, suggests that a lipid based hormone known as palmitoleate may actually reduce the likelihood of obesity and metabolic disorders. "This lipid is almost … Read More


Yeah, I know, the grim reaper always gets his man or woman, but this study showed that strict adherence to the Mediterranean Diet, a common sense one of fruits, vegetables, fish and little meat or dairy, can help your chances … Read More