Category Archives: Human Behavior

Redemption on Caroline Street

I’m tempted to lead with some bad joke, like Christian Zammas is exchanging hard drugs for soft. It is true. He has gone from using hard drugs to peddling soft one(s) - caffeine. [caption id="attachment_2584" align="alignnone" width="725"] This[/caption]   All brought about by a sort of epiphany that has motivated him to gather up people with…
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Heart Apps Causing App-rihension

My brother-in-law Olly, a Dutch ex-merchant mariner is a bit of a character. But also a bit of a hypochondriac.   [caption id="attachment_2562" align="alignnone" width="666"] The Picture of Health?[/caption]   When Paula and I went to England for Christmas , the whole family decamped to stay at Fingals Hotel, which describes itself as  an “eccentric,…
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What Traumatizing Kids Can Do To Them

This is a piece I wrote for the Free Lance-Star about the incredibly long term effects adverse childhood events (ACE's) can have on people.   What's the prospects for kids currently being separated from their parents at the border?   Adverse Childhood Experiences     I was not giving much thought to the childhood experiences…
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You’re More Likely to Do Your Exercise if it’s Intermittent.

Medical meetings canbe dull as ditch water. But occasionally you get something that is of interest to your everyday life – and that of your patients.   I have heard tell that intermittent exertion (high intensity interval exercise – or HIIT to use the jargon) instead of just plodding on with continuous exercise is better…
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