Are You a Ticking Time Bomb?

If someone said to you that your lifetime risk of a heart attack is close to 100 percent, you’d probably want to do everything you can to either prevent that fate or delay it by as long as possible. Right? Heart attacks continue to be the number one killer of...

Fibro and RLS: The Connection

There are a lot of associations in medicine. If you have X condition, you’re likely to suffer from Y as well. If you’re at risk for A, you’re also at risk for B and probably C as well. Now we have a new connection to consider in my realm: it appears that patients with...
Teen Sleep and Mood, Texting and Emailing

Teen Sleep and Mood, Texting and Emailing

As if we really needed anything else affecting a teen’s mood and sleep, recent research shows that of internet use and texting can have a serious detrimental effect on both sleep and mood.   At a conference in Canada, US researchers explained that: More than half of...

Does Sleep Deprivation Pose A Cancer Risk?

Perhaps nothing is scarier than receiving a diagnosis of cancer, even if it’s caught “early” and therefore “treatable.” Theories abound on ways to prevent cancer and even help heal the body during treatment, from changing one’s diet to managing stress and engaging in...