Bare Bones & Hormones — Part II

Inevitable or Avoidable? It’s August. It’s hot. This has been one of the hottest summers on record here, not just locally in New England, but here in the United States. Maybe even here on the planet. So, I’m a little peaked. Now, I almost never drink carbonated soda. I mean never. I don’t buy it. [...]

Bare Bones & Hormones — Part I

Hard Facts About Brittle Bones Here’s a piece of information I’ll bet you didn’t know — osteoporosis can kill you. It killed my mother. It killed the mother of one of my oldest friends. My friend’s mother literally crumbled to death, in pain, in a hospital bed, when she couldn’t move anymore because her bones [...]

What’s Up, Doc?

Okay, all you doctors and nurses and physician assistants and nurse practitioners and physical therapists and social workers and even medical receptionists taking messages: Listen up. That’s it. That’s all I need to say. In fact, I could shorten this post to one word: Listen! “Thuffering thuccotash…” As far as I know, it is not [...]