Bad Online Advice

General Health
Would you buy a house over the Internet? How about a car? Many people won’t make important purchases online, but they trust sites offering medical advice, sometimes with dangerous results. (more…)
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Protecting Your Memory

General Health
A listener writes, “What can I do about my memory? I’m still young but so forgetful.” Well, unless you’re in your golden years, you’re most likely suffering from the regular memory lapses we all have. And some of us are just more forgetful than others. (more…)
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Fantastic Flavonoids

General Health
Remember how mom always told you to eat your flavonoids? Ok, she probably didn’t, but she did tell you to eat your fruits and vegetables. If you’ve followed mom’s advice, you may be on a path to disease prevention. (more…)
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Surgeon general links smoking to many diseases

General Health
The Washington Post reports that, in “another round of evidence of tobacco’s potential to harm nearly every human organ,” Acting Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak found in a new report that “smoking is a cause of liver cancer and colorectal cancer,” as well as “type 2 diabetes mellitus, age-related macular degeneration, erectile dysfunction and rheumatoid arthritis.” (more…)
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Kindness

General Health
Could the secret to a longer life be found by serving meals to the homeless, mowing your neighbor’s lawn, or giving money to a friend? You may be surprised about the gains of giving. (more…)
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