Obesity: Moral Failing or Disease?

The Obesity Society (TOS), the leading organization of top scientists and health professionals devoted to understanding and reversing the epidemic of obesity, has just updated its 2008 statement on obesity, and it’s going to cause ripples in the health and medical communities. Rather than treating obesity as a moral failing, the TOS is calling for obesity to be classified as a worldwide, non-communicable chronic disease. … Continue reading Obesity: Moral Failing or Disease?

New Flight Record Just Broken

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER has completed a record-breaking flight en route to the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show in Dubai. The aircraft bested the previous world speed record by one hour and 48 minutes. The G650ER flew from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a distance … Continue reading New Flight Record Just Broken

Are the Inmates Running the Asylum?

During the seventies and early eighties, there appeared to be a cancer of cults on the American landscape. The Washington Post published long investigative articles about satanic and Christian occults, L. Ron Hubbard’s Scientology bloomed, the airports and streets were full of Hare Krishna followers, news reels and articles showed the slaughter of the People’s Temple followers via poisoned Kool-Aid by cult leader Jim Jones … Continue reading Are the Inmates Running the Asylum?

Is Mental Illness Just a Character Flaw?

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s an age old brain teaser, as is trying to splice character flaws from mental illness. What about the sociopath who slaughters a person in cold blood and then sits in the midst of the horror to eat a slice of pizza? Is it pure evil or did the mental illness make the person evil? Does mental … Continue reading Is Mental Illness Just a Character Flaw?

Did You Know 100% U.S. Grass-Fed Beef May Not be U.S. Beef? Me Neither

I wanna be a cowboy, baby With the top let down and the sunshine shinin’ Under current federal government labeling policy, imported beef can be labeled as a “Product of U.S.A” even when it isn’t. Yep, you read that right. Any imported beef can be labeled as a product of the United States as long as it passes through a U.S.-based meat inspection plant or … Continue reading Did You Know 100% U.S. Grass-Fed Beef May Not be U.S. Beef? Me Neither

Here’s What They Know about Intermittent Fasting

The dirty and unspoken truth is that diets don’t result in long-term weight loss, so research must focus on obesity as a metabolic disease with a cure and stop viewing it as a moral failing. Scientists studying obesity are finally shifting their focus from overly simplistic calorie in/calorie out experiments to studying the possible metabolic causes of obesity. As part of this research, studies have … Continue reading Here’s What They Know about Intermittent Fasting

The Artificial Tendons and Ligaments Market Is Booming

According to a new market research report by MarketsandMarkets, the artificial tendons and ligaments market for knee injuries, shoulder injuries, foot and ankle injuries, spine injuries and hip injuries is expected to top $35 million by 2023. The report cites an aging population and sports injuries as key factors in driving the growth, and a growing number of initiatives are underway to increase the awareness … Continue reading The Artificial Tendons and Ligaments Market Is Booming