From oxy to woo-woo: a testimonial

April 24, 2017
My husband is a logical guy. He started out to be an engineer but he ended up a lawyer in one of the driest areas ever: bank regulatory law. I mean, Zzzzzz. To me. I'm...

Seeking conscience

February 15, 2017
Maybe, like me, you have had experiences that make you wonder where conscience has gone. Because it seems to have disappeared in this current world of ours. Two really...

One toke over the line….

December 12, 2016
I might not be sitting downtown in a railway station (Boomers will get the reference to the lyrics of the song) but I definitely support being one toke over or even...

Paging Marcus Welby, MD to our health care system

August 4, 2014
Where do I even begin? I'm certain every one of you has their own family health care horror story and many actually horrific rather than annoying, as mine was. I mean, I...

Healing hands

July 30, 2014
I was once married to a man who had healing hands.  They emanated heat and energy when laid upon an ailing muscle and it was obvious that something was going on...

Dr. Oz: on the hot seat for hype

June 19, 2014
Dr. Mehmet Oz is in trouble for inflating the effectiveness of various diet aids he touts on his TV show.  As in hyping "Miracle weight loss product!' Uh-huh. ...

The bright light left behind

May 23, 2012
Storypeople My father passed away four years ago today. Alzheimer's robbed him of the incisive thought process that made him a great diagnostician for the hardest...

No kif for me

March 22, 2012
I haven't enjoyed a tasty pull on a hookah since college and I won't be enjoying one in Morocco, either.Hashish, or kif, is not uncommon, but very illegal: 10 years in...

Fighting today’s fact-free zone

March 5, 2012
You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything, Aaron Tippin wrote in his 1991 country hit, and he's right. Too many people take the middle road (citing...

Too. Much. Information.

March 25, 2011
Last week I received an online newsletter for Baby Boomers. The lead story had this headline: Warning: the disease no one knows. I was about to click to learn more...

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