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Why don’t people sleep?

Why don’t people sleep?

Complexity is part of the substance of our lives. It’s better to embrace it than believe that self-help and self-treatment will always win the day.

July 9, 2016 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

When life is too sweet

When life is too sweet

Too many times “free speech” becomes a rallying cry for helping the population become sicker.

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, 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 boob in the boob tube

The boob in the boob tube

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

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

What’s worse: pain or its treatment?

What’s worse: pain or its treatment?

Pain, like hunger, makes people go to almost any length to assuage it.

August 8, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Can shifting body clocks cause cancer?

Can shifting body clocks cause cancer?

If you recognize that disrupting body clocks – and sleep – can provoke tumors, you may think again.

August 8, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Has your electronic health record been hacked?

Has your electronic health record been hacked?

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 14, 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 »

Sleep and sex need each other

Sleep and sex need each other

Much of sex engages fantasy. For many our understanding of fantasy begins early in life – through dreams.

May 11, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Whatever happened to health?

Whatever happened to health?

Blood pressure, lipid levels and liver function tests matter a lot. But they are not the sum total of health.

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »