We’re more sensible now. We don’t live our lives as much as we arrange them and organize them. B follows A. D follows C. We take our medicine and our shots because the doctor says so.
We’re careful, because accidents happen. We don’t say... read more
There are a lot of theories about why the obesity rate has skyrocketed in recent years. But few of them have considered these facts. Fact One: Depression and obesity are becoming increasingly more common and have a major impact on public health. Fact Two: According to... read more
When we take tests, particularly medical tests, most of us breathe a sigh of relief when we’re told our results are “normal.” In general, a “normal” test result is a good thing. But when it comes to tests of your thyroid hormone levels,... read more
Is it getting worse, or are some people just hearing about it for the first time? I’m talking about the third leading cause of death in the United States. My readers have known for a long time that one of the leading causes of death in the US is not a disease. It’s... read more
I’ve talked a lot about antidepressants in the past. While I don’t think they’re always a bad option, I do think they’re prescribed far too frequently. I also think they’re prescribed for far too long. In fact, this is something that the FDA and I agree on.
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