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thyroid

What Causes Thyroid Problems?

50% of the U.S. population has thyroid problems, most of which go undiagnosed. I don't have worldwide statistics, but I can't imagine they differ by much, if at...

Medicine

Evidence-Based Medicine

The latest thing in medicine is the 'fact' that all medicine is based on solid, scientific evidence. Excuse me? At least 70% of all medical practice has no...

aging

Terminology of Disease and Aging

People in the health biz throw around the lingo as if everybody has a clue. Well, some do, but some don't. And even those that have heard the...

sun

The Case of the Sun Screen Killer

Some years back, about forty or so, the medicos labeled the sun as an enemy agent. We all needed to slather on sun screen all day, every day,...

treadmill

Reconsider the Treadmill

If you belong to the longer-is-better-on-the treadmill school of thought, you might want to reconsider. And if long distance running takes your time, you really need to think...

Exercise

Exercise Can Kill You

Exercise can kill you. Well, so can lots of other things, but people tout exercise as all good, all the time. Before couch potatoes get excited here, life...