One Day or Day One. You Choose.

One Day or Day One. You Choose.

September is one of those months when we begin again. We put the grills away; shove the bathing suites back in the drawers; and head to the malls. But as we come in side, let’s go inside, of ourselves. Let’s find out what makes us tick, and determine for...
Addicted To Stress?

Addicted To Stress?

Stress, with all its negative effects, can be addictive. Some people love it, even though it’s killing them. Stress is an addiction that causes insomnia and weight gain. Moreover, it leads to other harmful self-soothing habits like smoking; excessive alcohol use; and...
Zika vs DEET

Zika vs DEET

Avoiding mosquito bites offers the best protection against Zika virus. Use DEET. But, you should know that this insect repellant is absorbed through the skin. DEET crosses the placenta. This compound will get into the babies bloodstream. But, DEET has never been shown...
A Happy Doctor Saves Lives

A Happy Doctor Saves Lives

A happy doctor will practice better medicine.  TheBMJ published a study this month, which highlights the problem or poor staffing on weekends. This can lead to worse outcomes for mothers and babies who deliver on the weekends. This did not surprise me at all. In part,...
Understanding Transgender Children

Understanding Transgender Children

From the moment we’re born, our gender identity is no secret.We’re either a boy or a girl. Gender organizes our world into pink or blue. As we grow up, most of us naturally fit into our gender roles. Girls wear dresses and play with dolls. For boys,...