Fat Shaming?

Bioethicist Daniel Callahan¬†wrote in a recent article that he¬†thinks we should take an “edgier” approach to tackling the problem of obesity in America. He thinks we should start using a campaign similar to the anti-smoking campaigns that would “shame” overweight people in the social sphere as a way to encourage them to lose weight and [Read More…]

The World of Needles and Giant Hickeys

I had my first acupuncture appointment last Wednesday, and I left with spots on my back that, as the acupuncturist said, would look like I’ve been hugged by an octopus. I must say she was right. [Read more…]

Beginning a New Journey

I am fed up. Our healthcare system in this country is absolutely terrible. In the last week, I’ve seen one doctor who told me he couldn’t do anything for me except cut into my sinuses again or refer me to a neurologist (who would likely prescribe a daily pain medication), I called another doctor who [Read More…]