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How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home — Part III

How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home — Part III

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

August 30, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family — Part I

How espresso nearly destroyed a family — Part I

eBay for me is a miracle of the modern marketplace. Take the frenetic otherworldly energy of the Medina in Fez Morocco and combine it with the ability to switch between worlds like Steve Jobs wanted us all to do and even the Dalai Lama risks an addiction to hunting and buying

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Replacement as reinvention

Replacement as reinvention

What can television do to foster cognitive impairment? Nothing good.

August 25, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

The anti-relaxation movement

The anti-relaxation movement

Biology is very fast. Stuff gets used up. Different forms of rest are required to rebuild the system for new challenges and a new day.

July 13, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

How to get off sleeping pills

How to get off sleeping pills

In America alone, tens of millions take sleeping pills to sleep each night. Yet sleeping pills don’t produce natural sleep. They worsen memory. They increase the risk of death.

April 22, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Better living with booze?

Better living with booze?

MATTHEW EDLUND M.D. Contributing Columnist health@lbknews.com Can alcohol be good for you? Much evidence would argue yes. Compare “moderate” drinkers who have perhaps one glass of wine a day versus those who never drink. Who lives longer? Those who drink small amounts regularly. Yet alcohol causes lung cancer, stomach cancer, kidney cancer, brain cancer, oral […]

August 11, 2012 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »