A decade ago, at the end of the aughts, I succinctly summarized the decade in health. Well, at least what I thought were the two biggest takeaways. You should read it. I mean, clearly, there's probably nothing earth-shattering in there. But y'all shoulda listened ten years ago. Just sayin'. Covid-19? Intrigue? Handshakes? Pop culture? Coughing? It's … Continue reading File Under Coronavirus Regurgitation
CheapoDrugs.com Database Hacked?
Update: 7/1/2017 If you use CheapoDrugs.com, stop. If you put any faith in the CIPA, stop. Neither of these organizations take cybersecurity seriously. I don't consider them good stewards of your or my personal information. Neither organization will address evidence of a breach. ...The CIPA at least gave me lip service for a while, before … Continue reading CheapoDrugs.com Database Hacked?
Top Trends in Health 2001 – 2010
What's big in health in the past decade? There are the obvious big-name near-pandemics like SARS, cholera and swine flu. And if you're not into the "We're all going to die!" mentality then we could talk about stem cells, genomics, and the political implications thereof. But those all pale in comparison to the most important … Continue reading Top Trends in Health 2001 – 2010
Ideal Home Humidity
What is the ideal home humidity? If you like most in the US live in the temperate zones, summer humidity is fast approaching. Humidity is not just uncomfortable in your house, it can ruin even the most solidly built homes. Too much humidity in your home and mold runs rampant. So what is the ideal … Continue reading Ideal Home Humidity
Mexican Drug Wars vs US Economy and Families
So after posting a few times about the Mexican drug war, I got to thinking about its possible cascading effects. I only wrote about this topic in response to questions I'd received from travelers. But how do the actions of the Mexican drug cartels influence jobs, families and the economy on this side of the … Continue reading Mexican Drug Wars vs US Economy and Families
Tempurpedic and TLC Laser Eye Center
The two seemingly have nothing in common, but here they are, Tempurpedic and TLC Laser Eye Center sharing a stupid blog post. Why? I've made pages for both of these companies. The former makes memory foam mattresses and I'm trying to scheme the system by bilking them of their foam. That's right. I want foam. … Continue reading Tempurpedic and TLC Laser Eye Center