Category Archives: Dip a Stick for Diabetes

Treating a Low #bG with #JellyBeans

People with Type 1 diabetes are always thinking about low blood sugar. If you’re a Type 1 who’s not, please share your secret! For the rest of us, a doctor has offered some sound advice on how to quickly treat … Continue reading

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#Heat is the Enemy of #BrainPower

Ever notice how tired you get when it’s hot out? Well your brain feels and responds the same way to heat, according to a new study. The participants in this study weren’t just any subjects – they were Harvard students. … Continue reading

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#Psychedelic Treatment for #Depression

It’s no secret traditional anti-depressant drugs don’t work for everybody. Now medical research is revisiting the use of ayahuasca for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. Ayahuasca is used as a traditional spiritual medicine in ceremonies in the Amazon. Back in the 1960s, … Continue reading

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#SexAddiction is Declared a #Mental Disorder

Drugs, alcohol, and gambling play no part in the continuity of humankind. However, the addiction treatment is quite obvious: cut it out. So now that the WHO had declared sex addiction a mental-health disorder, what’s the viable treatment? Good news: … Continue reading

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Prohibition and Allowance of Medical #Marijuana

State by state, they’re all coming around. To date, nine states have legalized recreational use of marijuana and 30-states have legalized medical marijuana use. Michigan has added 11-conditions to the list of “approved” uses for medical marijuana. The conditions are: … Continue reading

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Are Cars Making You Sleepy?

Many parents have told me that a trick to make their kids sleepy is to put them in the car and go for a drive.  It’s not just about the kids, either. A study finds that there’s something about a … Continue reading

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Blame It On the #Testosterone

Why is it men blame women for craving expensive taste but women never  give men a hard time about the same thing? Until now, the jury’s been out on the culprit behind expensive taste in men. A new study is showing us that … Continue reading

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Gaming Addiction Explained

It wasn’t too long ago, the World Health Organization decided to make it known that addictive gaming is to be deemed a “gaming disorder”. So what’s this all about and why did it deserve a proper title all its own? … Continue reading

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True Lies About Nutrition Studies

Remember back in the 90s when a high carb diet with no fat was all the rage? Fast forward to the South Beach era and it’s all about meat and high fat for weight loss. Today we are learning that … Continue reading

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Are You Washing Your Hands Wrong?

Our hands see more light of the day then we realize. Light of day is code for filth and grime. A study says you may have been washing your hands wrong. Oh goodie. What lies beneath those nails? Brace yourself … Continue reading

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