COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s

2022-09-29T08:13:04-05:00September 29th, 2022|HEALTH|

We know that COVID-19 infection can affect cognitive function. We know that infections are more severe in older individuals. We also know that [...]

Old habits die hard

2022-09-08T08:17:58-05:00September 8th, 2022|HEALTH|

People often talk about willpower. They use it when they are trying to do something positive. They use it when they are trying [...]

Children’s sleep study

2022-09-01T13:19:11-05:00September 1st, 2022|HEALTH|

The University of Maryland recently published a study in the medical journal titled Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. They studied sleep in children. [...]

Reactions to climate change

2022-08-25T08:07:55-05:00August 25th, 2022|HEALTH|

Human reactions almost always have psychological underpinnings. An example of this is related to those individuals who cling to the belief that climate [...]

COVID studies

2022-08-18T09:04:22-05:00August 18th, 2022|HEALTH|

There were two topics related to COVID that were just published in medical journals in the last week. It makes sense to use [...]

Responding to study

2022-08-11T07:49:56-05:00August 11th, 2022|HEALTH|

In the July 21 edition of the Star, Tony Windsor addressed a few medical issues. It makes sense to expand on his assessment. [...]

Childhood automotive safety

2022-07-28T09:26:14-05:00July 28th, 2022|HEALTH|

We sometimes take historical events for granted years later. In 1976, I attended the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) meeting in Washington, D.C. [...]

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