Men’s Health

November 17, 2011

Will new tests promote abortion of an ‘undesired sex’ baby?

Art Caplan, MD, is a physician and bioethicist, who is prochoice, but shares the significant reservations I have about a new blood test that helps a […]
November 16, 2011

Study finds no link between cell phones, cancer

Major media sources provided coverage of a large study from Denmark that found no association between cell phone use and elevated cancer rates.
November 15, 2011

Study associates profanity on TV with foul-mouthed children

USA Today reported that according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, television may be turning “children into fountains of four-letter words.”
November 15, 2011

Pediatrics group warns against secondhand TV in kids under two

In continuing coverage, USA Today reports that in the journal Pediatrics, “the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for the first time included warnings about ‘secondhand television’ in […]
November 14, 2011

Federal panel recommends pap smear every three years

A federal panel says healthy women do NOT need to get a pap smear every year after all. While many physicians, including me, strongly support the […]
November 13, 2011

Pediatrician group: Children under two should NOT watch TV, videos

There’s a new warning from the nation’s pediatricians and it may surprise a good many parents who think those baby DVD’s, even educational television can benefit […]
November 13, 2011

Biennial mammograms reduce false positive rate

A number of media sources discussed a new study suggesting that annual mammogram screening may lead to a high false positive rate.
November 12, 2011

The process of F-O-R-G-I-V-I-N-G

We tell people all the time that we have forgiven them, but the truth is, in most cases, we haven’t really done so. If we say we […]
October 18, 2010

To Not Sleep, Perchance to Shorten Your Life

In past blogs, I’ve discussed the studies showing that if you chronically have a poor night’s sleep or you are chronically sleep deprived, that will result […]
October 22, 2010

Pre-Run Stretch May Hurt Endurance

Runners who stretch before a run expended more energy and run shorter distances, according to a new study. Here are the details from WebMD: Some runners […]
October 22, 2010

Study: Mental Health Deteriorates With Increased Television

In many previous blogs I’ve reminded you of the dangers of television exposure to your children and teens. Now, here’s a warning for us adults: a […]
October 27, 2010

Does MSM Work for Hair Loss?

Long-time readers know that I think that the Doctors of Pharmacology who publish the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database have one of the best, if not the […]
November 6, 2010

Replace Smoke and CO Alarm Batteries This Weekend for Daylight Saving Time

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to replace their smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm batteries this weekend as clocks are […]
November 6, 2010

Time change tonight offers chance to try to improve on slumber, experts say.

When you turn your clocks back an hour tonight, it might be a good opportunity to think about whether you’re getting enough sleep. The switch from Daylight […]