He was calling in from a hotel room in San Francisco. I was sitting alone at the microphone 2,500 miles away at an office conference table in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His words of wisdom pierced the night, and I hoped people around the world were listening. We called him “Bob” because he still worried what [...]
I have a pet peeve, and I am curious to know if it bugs you too.
As a patient, I have been to many doctors, many times. Sometimes you know everybody in the office, but often there’s turnover – especially at the lowest levels – and the first people you see are new to you [...]
Last week, the U.S. Government revealed the results of an extensive study on glucosamine and chondroitin for arthritis pain. The agency that released the information, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has also sponsored research about other natural medicines and their effectiveness, such as St. John’s wort for depression and saw palmetto [...]
My wife, Esther, and I are pretty high tech. We both are on our computers a lot and use instant messaging all the time, almost as much as our teenager and pre-teen. Last week, we were both working at different tables at Starbucks near our home. I was tucked away in a corner for hours. [...]
I have now hosted three radio programs on sleep problems, and the calls just keep pouring in.
Do I need a new mattress? Should I watch TV before bed? Does melatonin work? My old CPAP machine is lousy – are there new and better ones? My teenager never sleeps during the week and sleeps all [...]