Author Archives: Allie Beatty

About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Please subscribe to Allie's Voice. When you subscribe to Allie's Voice, it's a free way of supporting my nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

#Beer Without the #Buzz

TweetThe name of this magical potion is Alcosynth and it promises to give you the buzz without the damaging effects to your body. Yes, it’s named to give the impression that it’s synthetic alcohol because that is the intended goal … Continue reading

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#5SecondRule Like #Ticks Questing

TweetMost households have an x-second rule for food that falls on the floor. Science has done us the favor (not) of explaining how to tailor the criteria to define how long is too long based on a few factors. Floor … Continue reading

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How #BeerGoggles Affect the #Sexes

TweetAlcohol is like the grease on the wheels to make things slip. People think that judgement calls you’d make when sober tend to fall at ease when drinking alcohol. This is how the term ‘beer goggles’ was coined. A study … Continue reading

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Shine #Light on Low #SexDrive

TweetMen are visual creatures. When it comes to a low libido, try turning on the lights during the act. A study found that bright light stimulates testosterone levels in men. Much like treatment for depression, light makes it brighter. It’s not just … Continue reading

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#Addiction to the #Web

TweetAddiction comes in many forms. Whether it’s exercise, alcohol, or the Internet – everybody has an addiction to something.  A study has found that people addicted to the Internet are likely masking another mental condition. Many of us work online. … Continue reading

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@HillaryClinton and @realDonaldTrump Talk #Politics Please!

TweetHere we go again. A few weeks ago, the news of Donald Trump’s mental health was called into question. This week, it’s Hillary Clinton’s alleged Parkinson’s disease. The November 2016 election is the gift that keeps giving to the media. … Continue reading

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How #Exercise Can Make You #Wealthier

TweetAlthough this story is a week old, there’s no expiration date on the facts. Exercise gives us feel good endorphins coursing through our veins. We all know that pleasurable fact. But did you know that exercise was shown to help you … Continue reading

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Who’d Be a #Healthier #President?

TweetPardon the redundancy but this story keeps getting juicier. It didn’t help that Hillary Clinton collapsed at a 9/11 ceremony Sunday. She was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday and told to take 5-days off. Bad listener. The Donald may not be … Continue reading

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#Free Period Products for Both #Sexes

TweetWomen have been forever expected to have discretionary items on-hand for their monthly visit from Aunt Flow. Brown University has stepped-up and mandated that all bathrooms, men and women, have tampons and pads available. This is remarkable but it’s even … Continue reading

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Is Omission Guilt in #Politics?

TweetFriday, Hillary Clinton learned she had pneumonia. She was prescribed antibiotics and 48-hours later appeared at a 9/11 ceremony. If she hadn’t collapsed, nobody would be the wiser. However, the fact that she pushed herself to a breaking-point just shy … Continue reading

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