Your Brazilian butt lift may bite you in the butt. Sorry. That headline was just asking for a dad joke. Spend ten minutes on social media nowadays and it’s hard to ignore the emphasis society has been putting on the ol’, as Forest Gump would say, “buttocks.” Brazilian butt lifts are more dangerous than other…… Continue reading What’s a Brazilian butt lift and why’s it so dangerous?
Updated screening recommendations for Type 2 diabetes suggests your doctor start testing you at a younger age. The USPSTF, which stands for the United States Preventive Services Task Force, released a recommendation this month which states the screening age for overweight and obese Americans should be lowered from 40 to 35. The idea behind screening…… Continue reading When should you get tested for diabetes?
Oh, aging. We keep talking about it. It’s hard not to talk about aging, as a growing number of the baby boomer generation hit retirement age and begin to test the limits of our healthcare, medicare, and social security systems. So how do you talk to your aging parents about help as they get older?…… Continue reading How to talk to a parent about aging and losing facilities
Between your phone, your watch, your pedometer, your glasses, your shoes, and your headphones, fitness devices are everywhere. In fact, some fitness devices have their own tracking devices in a never-ending loop of tracking your tracking. But here’s the question: Do fitness trackers really work? Amazon, Apple, Garmin, Nike, UnderArmour, WHOOP, Fitbit…Peloton…It’s 2021 and really,…… Continue reading The stunning science behind fitness trackers
There are so many incredible life hacks out there that work, but for every functioning life hack, there are probably hundreds of money-printing psuedoscience ideas that don’t. Let’s talk about them. Anti-aging LED light therapy. No. It doesn’t work. Anti-aging LEDs claim to fight sagging, wrinkled skin. Some even claim to have a long list…… Continue reading 3 life hacks that fail miserably