Tag Archives: Good

Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Pain Patients Suffer, Doctors Say.

Three years ago this month, as alarms about the over-prescription of opioid painkillers were sounding across the country, the federal government issued course-correcting guidelines for primary care doctors. Prescriptions have fallen notably since then, and the Trump administration is pushing for them to drop by another third by 2021. But in a letter to be… Read More »

Why Taking a 'Diet Challenge' Is Hardly Ever a Good Idea – Men's Health

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez issued a no-sugar, low-carb 10-day challenge earlier this year. Chris Pratt went on a Bible-inspired, 21-day plan of no sugar, no meat, and no booze. Jay-Z and Beyonce have promoted a 22-day plant-based diet plan. The question: If all these celebrities are jumping off of the dietary equivalent of a… Read More »

Skinny people owe their good fortune to lucky genes, says new DNA-focused study

Skinny people should not act as if they are “morally superior” to those struggling with their weight because the likelihood is they simply have lucky genes, a groundbreaking study by Cambridge University has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, focused on healthy adults with a low body mass index (BMI), and revealed… Read More »