“A Republic, If You Can Keep It”: The Future of America

The overturning of Roe v. Wade is the latest assault on democracy in our country. It reminds me of Benjamin Franklin’s reply to a woman who asked Franklin a question as he exited Independence Hall after the Constitutional Convention in 1787. “Doctor, what have we got? A republic or a monarchy?” Franklin supposedly replied, “A […]

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 183

Research of the Week Microdosing may improve mental health. Maize consumption and cannibalism. After a concussion, it’s probably smart to limit screen time. How’s your “Darwinian fitness indicator,” men? Complex dietary shifts in ancient Serbia triggered by the Neolithic. High-fat Med diet beats low-fat diet. Every time. New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Primal Kitchen Podcast: Former […]

How Soon Should Couples Seek Fertility Treatment? – Los Angeles

Charlie Brown had it down. And Snoopy did too. (Courtesy: Unsplash.com) You’ve been trying to conceive but sparks just aren’t flying. You stopped using birth control pills (or pulled the IUD) and started having unprotected sex. With the help of an app, you figured out your most fertile time of the month and began timing […]

Best Abs Rollers And Wheels For Any Budget

The humble abs roller punches well above its weight. In fact, pound-for-pound, we’d wager it’s one of the most effective pieces of gym kit money can buy. It’s an all-in-one core workout. Typically lightweight, durable and, best of all, economical, an abs roller makes a fine addition to any home gym. That’s not to say this […]

A data commons to accelerate research in COVID and long-COVID

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* pre-print server, researchers in the United States developed a pandemic response commons (PRC) called the Chicagoland coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) commons (CCC). The CCC served Chicago, the state of Illinois, and surrounding regions in the United States (US). Study: The Pandemic Response Commons. Image Credit: Orpheus FX / Shutterstock […]

7 Best CBD Oils for Anxiety in 2022

This article is supplied content from Wisconsin Hemp Scientific Are you looking for an effective and natural way to reduce your anxiety? Anxiety can show up as the nervousness you feel before a job interview, the pit in your stomach while you wait for test results, or the underlying sensation that something is going wrong […]

Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attacks (and How to Respond)

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Sunday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in August 2019. Editor’s Note: This is a guest article by Marine Corps veteran and paramedic Charles Patterson. Imagine […]

Why Healing Men’s Depression Will Do More Good Than Curing Cancer – Part 4

Part 4             In part 1, part 2, and part 3, I described the problem of depression, the extent of the problem, and why our current approach is misguided and ultimately ineffective, why focusing on men can help men and women, and the beginnings of a new approach for understanding what causes depression and how […]

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 182

Research of the Week Jordanians had domesticated olives at least 7000 years ago. Lager may promote healthier gut biomes. What do we know about the risks of zoonotic diseases and different livestock husbandry systems? Not enough, not yet. If you want kids to get enough iodine—and you do want that, trust me—their intake of fish, […]

Case Report: Disease Causing Low Testosterone: Look and You Shall Find

Your empty tank can be refilled but it’s good to ask why it emptied (Courtesy: Unsplash) He came to my office out of sorts, looking for answers to his medical issues. As a 30-year-old, he had been experiencing fatigue, depression, low sex drive and erectile dysfunction for 8 years! Knowing that the average young male […]