Deal or steal? Groupon for laser therapy treatment of toenail fungus
Groupon was recently offering laser treatment of toenail fungal infections for $199. Is this a deal (in some clinics treatment can be $600 t
The neurochemistry of love: put your passion to the test
According to functional MRI scanners, love isn't an emotion it is activation of the reward center (it's all about the forebrain, baby). And
Arizona's New Abortion Law Doesn't Do What Everyone Thinks It Does
Pro-choice supporters are ridiculing Arizona's new restrictive abortion bill, but its most controversial provision isn't actually th
7live - Dr. Jennifer Gunter: AIDS, three decades later - 12/01/2011 | So...
In light of Worlds AIDS Day, Kaiser Northern California Dr. Jennifer Gunter shares the latest news in AIDS research and prevention.
Siri didn’t stumble over abortion for me, but struggles over Trader Joe’s
Pro choice supporters have been abuzz and aghast over a piece making the viral rounds, that Siri (Apple's voice activated system to answer e
Google+ May Pass Twitter Among U.S. Adults Online - Businessweek
Google Inc.’s new social-networking service may grow to claim 22 percent of online U.S. adults in a year, passing Twitter Inc. and LinkedIn
HBO Documentary Films: The Weight of the Nation Trailer
To win, we have to lose. The four-part HBO Documentary Films series, The Weight of The Nation explores the obesity epidemic in America. For
9 states have legalized malpractice against women. Arizona hopes to be t...
Prenatal testing during pregnancy is offered with the goal of identifying medical conditions that affect a fetus. Some of these medical cond
Pre-abortion ultrasound: the medical evidence and why it’s important
The growing momentum among state legislators to enact ultrasound "requirements" for abortion is an interesting tactic. Currently 20 states r
The low oxalate diet and vulvodynia: how a case report becomes snake oil
Restrictive diets, the most common being the low oxalate diet, are widely reported in the lay press and on-line for vulvodynia (a chronic pa
More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight: the normalization of u...
34% of the adult population in America (32% of men and 35% of women) is obese. While the rate of obesity (body mass index ≥ 30, or 30 lbs ov
The 5 states with the best and the worst scorecards for health insurance
The Kaiser Family Foundation just published the latest numbers of the state of health insurance. The numbers are from 2010 (it takes a while
A new app with a unique twist on weight loss journaling
Journaling for weight loss (obsessively writing down every thing that goes into your mouth) is a key tool for successful dieters. Studies te
Twitter is a microcosm of our attitudes to domestic violence
Frieda, adopted from a shelter. About 12 yrs old now. Missing one leg. I see a lot of tweets from animal shelters about needing help with f