Stress remains a major issue in the lives of many. Do we really need extra stress and aggravation? I do not think so.So what can we do to have a less stressful time?
For the longest time, cancer was studied only in corpses, reinforcing cancer’s deadly reputation.The paradox is that we can now detect a lot of cancer that is not even cancer yet, and likely never will be.”
There has been a lot of debate about conflicts of interest in medicine. Doctors cannot wear two hats. Either they can work for industry or sit on panels advising health authorities. They cannot do both.
What is the one thing we spend more of our lives doing than any other single thing? It is something that we do every day and we largely take for granted. The answer, is of course, sleep. In the hierarchy of the body’s needs, sleep is number three after air and water....
Whether you realize it or not, you are setting an example for your children! They are like sponges; they absorb everything that you say. They are also modeling after you, how you behave, how you treat yourself, others and even how you treat them.
There has been a disturbing rise in the health and safety industry where no risk is too small to be regulated.Like anything taken to extremes, unexpected consequences arise.
Getting knocked down and then expect to get back up can be difficult for many people. As we look into our ancestral past, we will see examples of many humans that had to deal with dangers that were real. They either handled it or simply died. In today’s world, life has changed.
There is an old adage that when the only tool you have is a hammer, all problems start to look like nails. The rise of the medical model over the last 50 years has increasingly made every problem people have a medical “nail” and hence solved by the “hammer” of a pill.
An FDA panel has recommended that approval be given to a new weight loss pill. If Qnexa gets final approval it will be the first new “diet” pill approved in over a decade. The move has surprised many as within the last two years three drugs including the one now...
Most people know that lose-fat-fast schemes are best avoided—as soon as you’ve finished the diet and lost a few kilos, you start eating ‘normally’ again, and back comes the weight. It’s a cycle that keeps the fitness and diet industries going.Here are five common weight loss mistakes you can learn from and avoid
People who know me will know that I enjoy a good glass of wine and that my modest cellar is my pride and joy. I have also written previously about the health benefits of modest wine consumption. As this is being posted I have completed 24 days of FebFast, which I was happy to join as an ambassador.
It is little wonder that people get confused about health. The messages are often contradictory. Worse than that, the messages may reflect vested interest, which is not declared. Many “news” stories are pushed by those who may have a product to sell or an...