Friday, July 30, 2021

Prescription Drugs Number 1 Drug Killer in America

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The Digest recently posted a story about a research study on the increase in the occurrence of knee osteoarthritis among older Americans.  The gist...

Knee Arthritis Is Becoming a Major Medical Problem

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Arthritis of the knee is striking Americans at younger ages, new research has found, but shedding a few pounds if you're overweight may reduce...

Sweating the Details

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(Editor’s Note.  This article first appeared on Oct. 26, 2011 in a blog published by the Teachers College at Columbia University.  The link to...

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Here

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Pop quiz: It's Friday night and you're trying to decide where to take the family for a healthy dinner on the town. Should you...

The 20 Worst Kids’ Foods

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(Editor’s Note.  This article has appeared in several forums, including the blog The Stone Hearth) Authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding recently revealed the list...

Pediatric obesity targeted by CDC

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(Editor’s Note. This article is based on a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The story has appeared, among other places,...

RECESS, WHO NEEDS RECESS ANYMORE?

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(Editor’s Note.  This is the third article in a series by Dr. Phillips on free play.  His first two articles can be found by...

Monosodium Glutamate or MSG: What’s the Big Deal?

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Is MSG harmful to the human body?  What does it do for and to the human body?  To answer these questions one first must...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

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Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

Nader Calls for Concussion Test to Become Mandatory in Youth Sports

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More than 400,000 concussions occurred in high school sports during a recent school year. That fact is alarming given that the brains of youth...
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