Diabetes And Influenza: A Dangerous Combination

Nov. 14, 2017 is World Diabetes Day, the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign that aims to unite the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice to highlight the realities and threats of dealing with this chronic medical condition. Diabetes…

Handcuffed To Opioid Addiction

I think back on one of the many days I was dope-sick. I was still with my wife and kids. It was near sunrise. I drove from my farmhouse in Pelham, New Hampshire squeezing my sphincter muscles until the urge…

Let Men Have Feelings

A recent study conducted by a very official institution showed that 100 percent of conversations between men since the beginning of time have involved discussing football, sex, biceps or penis size. It’s kind of like Godwin’s law, but for toxic…

A Toast To Your Health?

The focus on nutrition in our popular culture is, alas, incredibly simple-minded. For decades, we have listed as a culture from adding oat bran to cutting fat, renouncing carbs to relying on superfoods, blaming everything on sugar, or some particular variety…