Category Archives: Health

Sleep Hygiene

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Care Vs Cure

From comments at Greg Cochran’s blog: * It’s a very engineering view of human nature to think that medicine is primarily about combatting disease, and whether what we’re doing actually works. Part of what people want from medical care is … Continue reading

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NYT: Standing Up at Your Desk Could Make You Smarter

Psychiatrist Richard Friedman writes: We’ve known for a while that sitting for long stretches of every day has myriad health consequences, like a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes, that culminate in a higher mortality rate. But now a … Continue reading

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Politico: Jackson troubles shine light on a fact of Washington life: Sleeping pills

From Politico: Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who is battling to save his nomination to be the secretary of veterans affairs, regularly handed out the sleep drug Ambien and the alertness drug Provigil to West Wing officials traveling on … Continue reading

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Staying Free Of Crippling Pain Requires The Maintenance Of My Spiritual/Physical/Psychological Condition

I wrote about this six months ago.

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