Go Ahead and Live in Sin! Science Says It’s Okay →
There are plenty of nice reasons to get married, but increasingly the basic experience of being married doesn’t seem all that different from simply living together without ever making it legal—or living in sin, as our grandmothers like to call it. Now there’s some new research that proves that the line between marriage and cohabitation has been blurred to such an extent that...
How (Not) to Communicate New Scientific... →
“In 1983, at the Urodynamics Society meeting in Las Vegas, Professor G.S. Brindley first announced to the world his experiments on self-injection with papaverine to induce a penile erection. This was the first time that an effective medical therapy for erectile dysfunction (ED) was described, and was a historic development in the management of ED. The way in which this information was...
Top 10 Reasons to Become a Doctor →
On Medscape’s Differential, one of the medical student bloggers posted a great story responding to a former pre-medical student advisor and trained physician’s article, “The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Not Go To Medical School…and the Single Reason You Should,” who has chosen not to practice medicine. I think he really has some great points. There were and are...
A Bit More Room →
Some transit agencies are designing wider seats for their trains.
Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Trash the vitamins, eat... →
From my food blog… lettingfoodbethymedicine: Best Evidence Review of Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rates in Older Women Mursu J, Robien K, Harnack LJ, Park K, Jacobs Jr DR. Dietary supplements and mortality rate in older women. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:1625-1633. Nearly half of older adults routinely use dietary supplements,…
Eat Yourself Skinny →
Awesome food blog with great, healthy recipes!
Where Christmas lights go to die… and be reborn as slippers.
The reality is, if we don’t start rediscovering what true talent is and...– -Katie Killacky for RedEye, Chicago, IL Great article on reality TV. I don’t watch much reality TV except for survival shows on Discovery channel and cooking shows, but this is a good reminder to get out there in the new year and support local artists, actors, performers, etc. with actual...