Male Eating Disorders

Dangers of Beauty

Beautiful people everywhere…what new club or exotic resort destination can boast this tag line? Your kitchen before the second sip of coffee. Whether we are skimming a magazine, surfing the web, or flipping channels, images of thin … Read the rest

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When Infidelity is Healthy

Is More Wireless Fidelity Healthy

The psychology of advertising is fascinating to me, or perhaps more accurately put, confusing.

Sometimes I spend more time imagining the brainstorming session that developed the idea of Vikings selling credit cards or geckos explaining … Read the rest

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Dark Chocolate- Hype or Health Benefits?

Dark Chocolate and Heart Disease

Chocolate grabs our attention in a headline with heart disease in a way that apples and apricots just don’t.   The juxtaposition of the words “dark chocolate” and “disease prevention” may be startling and attractive because … Read the rest

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JAMA- Hot Flashes and Alternative to HRT

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that found women who took escitalopram (Lexapro) had 50% fewer hot flashes than those who didn’t.

For many women, hot flashes can be very debilitating and, … Read the rest

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