Supplements: A Dangerous Waste of Money

Supplements are taken daily by millions of Americans. Do these supplements actually improve our health? The answer is no! A diet rich in vegetables, fruits and whole grains will provide just about everything you need to stay healthy. If you believe that taking a pill will magically get rid of [...]

By | November 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Flu Season: Get Vaccinated

Winter is coming and with winter all those nasty viruses. Chief of among these bad boys are the influenza viruses. Influenza is no joke and kills ten of thousands in this country each year. Symptoms include generalized body aches, headache, weakness, runny nose, cough, shortness of breath and nausea vomiting. [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|2 Comments

Our Own Bacterial Clouds

Fingerprints and DNA it turns out are not the only ways of identifying a person. Believe it or not each one of us has a unique bacterial cloud. What this means is that everything a person has contact with has an imprint of bacteria different from all other humans. So [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Mega Greed: A Case Study

Greed has been around mankind since the beginning of time. And medicine more specifically the pharmacy industry is certainly no exception. Just recently a young buck all of 32 years old, already a multimillionaire, but not satisfied with his paltry worth, purchased a pharmaceutical company called Turving Pharmaceuticals. Now this [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Hacked But Back In Business: Now An Argument For Gun Control

There have been no posts from me since September 7 or about one month. Why? Well, like just about everyone else I or rather this site was hacked. So some of the stuff which you might have been reading in the past month was not mine and God knows where [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Why Was The Plague So Deadly?

There are some nasty infections out there and one of them is the plaque. Nowadays very rare, the plaque killed off about half of 14th century Europe. Granted, in those days effective treatments for just about anything were far and few between. Still, it gives one pause as to why [...]

By | September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

The Hazards of Competitive Eating

Competitive eating is one of those occupations which has a unique set of risks. Sure, who wouldn't want to down some pizza, hot dogs or perhaps donuts? Yet after the first say five or so, the initial feelings of pleasure are quickly replaced by pain. And then of course there's [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Euthanasia Debate

Euthanasia is a tricky practice, which elicits strong emotions on both sides of the debate. Some have religious objections, feeling that God rather than man should have the power to end life. Others feel that it represents a slippery slope, given infamous examples such as the horrific Nazi doctrines of [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Blue Eyed Alcoholics?

Blue eyes may be attractive, but this color is linked to an increased risk for alcoholism. Before you ask, how in God's name are the two linked, let's talk about the association. Two studies, one recently and another published in 2000, revealed that those individuals with lighter colored eyes, defined [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Quit Smoking Now

Just how long on the average does it take for former smokers to have similar risks of dying as nonsmokers? Well, for most smokers after 15 years of nonsmoking their risks of dying or having a heart attack, stroke or certain kinds of cancer approach those of nonsmokers. However for [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|0 Comments