If one takes but a moment to scrutinize my author picture, you might notice a big fat cigar in my mouth. A Romeo y Juliet if I recall, and I must admit that I enjoy smoking. It’s a pleasurable experience, and I doubt if it weren’t, many people wouldn’t have started. I also doubt many people would […]
Health & Fitness
Life is about quality, not quantity. Living a long time won't do you much good if you're too weak to walk down a flight of stairs. But topics of health and fitness are complicated, so many people avoid even trying. Though we're not doctors, nor do we play them on the Internet, we have learned a thing or two about staying fit and healthy. If you're willing to listen, we would love to show you what we've learned.
The debate about electronic cigarettes rages on. A recent English study reported by “Addiction: The Journal of the Society for the Study of Addiction” (May 2014) determined that smokers attempting to quit nicotine for good were more likely to accomplish their goal with e-cigarettes. The study compared the use of electronic cigarettes, nicotine patches, or […]
If you haven’t exercised for a long time, you may feel stiff, tight, and very sore anything up to a few days after a good workout. It’s no surprise that painful muscles are one the biggest reasons that many people quit a new fitness regime before it’s even started. However, there are a few things […]
The National Health Service was originally started in 1948 to give the British public universal, high quality healthcare. Nearly 60 years later, despite being the fifth biggest employer in the world, the NHS is facing the greatest pressures it has ever had to face. A difficult combination of government budget cuts and an increase in […]
It’s now February, and like most people around this time, I’ve been struggling with my New Years resolution. I ate far too much of Nana’s traditional Christmas Lasagna (don’t ask) and packed on the pounds. Normally this is something that wouldn’t bother me, except I find myself in the unusual position of having an extremely […]
A new study has revealed that men who have lower than normal levels of testosterone may be susceptible to an increased risk of depression as a result of this imbalance. The findings were published in a press release following research by scientists at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences that found men who […]