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.

#Family Takes You Further in #Life

TweetBlood is thicker than water. Friendship is everlasting as long as you play by the rules. A family member cannot surrender their DNA. You expire with the genetic blueprint with which you were born. So when it comes to the … Continue reading

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Maybe @instagram Cant ID #Depression

TweetI have Facebook, like an obscene number of world citizens. I have Twitter, like 300-million others. I even have a slow-release YouTube channel. However, I don’t have Instagram. According to a couple of researchers, if I did – any sign … Continue reading

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Is @McDonalds Burning Your #Kids?

TweetWho knew McDonald’s was giving kids activity-trackers? Laugh, if you must. They meant well but unfortunately, the toys that hoped to inspire kids to burn calories burned skin. Mickey Ds is one of the behemoth fast food chains but did … Continue reading

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Trouble #Sleeping? Unplug for a #DigitalDetox

Tweet Devices like laptops and smartphones emit blue light. Our TVs also have the alluring aura of blue light, which disrupts our sleep by interfering with melatonin. Melatonin is our relaxation hormone that enables us to achieve restful and replenishing … Continue reading

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#College Boys Opting #Drunkorexia

Tweet Just in time for the return to college. We revisit the less-than-smart college feat of drunkorexia. Heads-up to parents of boys, your child is more likely to fall victim to drunkorexia than the girl next door, says a new … Continue reading

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#Sexist to Question #Health of @HillaryClinton

TweetIt’s kind of amazing that Glamour magazine is proclaiming it’s sexist to question Hillary Clinton’s Health. Hold on, Tonto. We’re considering her to be the Commander in Chief, the leader of the free world, the veritable button pusher. I think … Continue reading

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#Tylenol During Pregnancy…Hmm

TweetCan the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy have effects on the behavioral health of the unborn baby? Anything’s possible. Tylenol is one of the ‘go to’ pain relievers for pregnant women. When a doctor recommends use of acetaminophen to reduce fever … Continue reading

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Treat #Dementia With #PeriodPain Relief

Tweet Inflammation is the biggest offender in memory loss. It’s this damaging inflammation that leads to brain cell death, giving rise to dementia. Women who use the prescription drug, mefenamic acid, for menstrual cramps may have been mitigating the inflammatory … Continue reading

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Italy May Make #Veganism Illegal for #Kids

TweetHats off to parents, everywhere. Period. Parents are at the mercy of their kids and the obligation to have them clothed and fed is a nonnegotiable one. So what brings me to this statement? A lawmaker in Italy is considering … Continue reading

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#Heat Giving Rise to Flying #Roaches

TweetIt’s been said that some of the only lifeforms that would survive an atomic bomb explosion are cockroaches. An A-bomb isn’t the concern right now but this heat in the Northeast may give rise to flying cockroaches..or will it? American cockroaches … Continue reading

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