April 24, 2017
The point of prescription drugs is to help us get or feel well. Yet Americans are taking so many medications that doctors are being encouraged to pause before prescribing and think about as well.
Yet an increasing number of Americans — typically older ones with multiple chronic conditions — are taking drugs and supplements they don’t need, or so many of them that those substances are [interacting]
Though many prescription drugs are highly valuable, taking them can also be dangerous, particularly taking a lot of them at once. The vast majority of higher-quality studies summarized in [a systematic review]
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April 17, 2017
Is Cancer a matter of Bad Luck? Walk, Stretch or Dance? Which is Better for the Brain. We Yak About this and more. Without a cure in sight, cancer has become one of society’s biggest concerns. The fear of getting it is enough for many people to change their lifestyles in dramatic and meaningful ways, and even though it’s increasingly possible to beat the disease, it remains one of the biggest universal health worries. As it turns out, all that anxiety may be for nothing, as new research suggests that getting cancer is more about bad luck than lifestyle factors, though it’s still possible to lessen your overall chances. As it turns out, all that anxiety may be for nothing, as new research suggests
April 3, 2017
Yak About Privacy! What was Congress Thinking? Trying to alert my mostly Republican audience in the 8th Congressional district on the nature of internet privacy and how their delegates they just elected voted to allow all ISP providers to sell and share any information they gather to the highest bidders. The following article should give you a sense of what you voted for. Congress just gave ISPs the green light to sell your browsing history to strangers appy-geek.com March 28, 2017 04:23 PM In a vote today, House Republicans passed a bill that would undo FCC privacy rules surrounding how internet service providers can collect and use customers’ data. In essence, it gives a green light for ISPs like Comcast and Time Warner to collect all