Men’s Health

December 21, 2011

Small magnets hazardous to children

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission “are warning parents that high-powered magnets marketed as desk toys and stress relievers for adults can pose a deadly hazard […]
December 20, 2011

Give yourself the gift of a stress-free holiday

Here are some steps you can take (if not this year, next) to protect your and your family’s health by keeping it simple during the Christmas […]
December 20, 2011

Choosing a toy? Think “Kid-Powered”

Kid-powered toys are those that offer open-ended chances for children to explore, imagine and play. It’s a good idea and here are the details in a […]
December 20, 2011

Ten ways to avoid Christmas tree and holiday allergies

Here are some nice tips about avoiding allergies during the holidays. Of course, by now, some of us have learned the hard way, right?
December 19, 2011

When buying toys, for kids’ sake, think toy safety

When buying toys for your children, there are a number of safety tips to keep in mind. Here are some good ones from a report from […]
December 19, 2011

How to survive those holiday buffets

Too many holiday party buffet tables loaded with decadent treats can lead to overstuffed plates — and overstuffed pants. So, here are some tips from HealthDay […]
December 19, 2011

Keep Diabetes in Check During the Holidays

For those of you who are diabetics, holiday parties, desserts and buffets can throw your meal plan way off-track. Here are some tips from HealthDay News:
December 18, 2011

How to prevent holiday depression and stress

This last week, I saw three patients in the office all suffering from holiday depression. One was a grandmother who had suffered the tragic loss of […]
June 10, 2010

Lack of sleep ‘linked to early death’

#mce_temp_url#Better Sleepers Are ‘Successful Agers’ In a number of my health books (including 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, SuperSized Kids: […]
June 16, 2010

Statins can reduce sex drive

I have heard from male readers that when they began taking the cholesterol reducing statin medications (such as Crestor, Lipitor, lovastatin, simvastatin, etc.), they have experienced […]
June 16, 2010

Single Dose of Aspirin Effective in Relieving Migraine Pain

A single 1000-mg dose of aspirin is an effective treatment of acute migraine headaches for more than half of people who take it, and the addition […]
June 23, 2010

Study on link between cell phone use and brain cancer inconclusive

The AP reports that “a major international study into the link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to […]
June 25, 2010

Adults may need up to twice the amount of vitamin D than is typically recommended

Here’s news about a new guideline that will change something I do in practice. The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “Older adults need up […]
June 25, 2010

How much vitamin D is too much?

Now that so many more people are taking vitamin D, some are asking how much vitamin D is too much. And, it’s important to note that […]