No fancy equipment, no cost, no waiting to see the GP – welcome to the quickest and easiest health check-ups yet. These simple tests, which you can do in the comfort of your own home, are surprisingly revealing about the state of your health. Best of all, they... read more
It’s common knowledge that kids are overmedicated, but I’m concerned that medications are taking the place of parents to keep kids under control and, in a weird way, to show that they care! Young people today are on their own and faced with a multitude of... read more
We often think that to improve our diets, we have to make major changes, drastically reducing calories or cutting out sugar entirely. But research is showing that we may actually be able to make our diets better just with one simple addition. According to research... read more
Right now, as you are sitting there, reading this sentence, a number of answers may come to mind to the question, “Who are you, really?” These answers may have to do with various aspects of your supposed identity: your age, for example. Where you were... read more
The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health is a book that presents a Utopian view of health data mining that will be used by allopathic medicine to promote more drugs and medical procedures. As the author states, …data is becoming one of the most... read more
Summer is coming, which means many of us will be spending more time outdoors walking, biking, hiking, swimming, camping, kayaking — anything to soak up as much sun as possible! But generally along with the great outdoors come bugs, including the much-dreaded,... read more
Have you ever wondered what lies behind true confidence? 01 Sometimes it seems like there is a magic potion that separates highly confident individuals who act in the face of fear, and everyone else, who feel that they’re often going around in circles.
What... read more
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