Monthly Archives: May 2016

Hello, Healthy Toenails!

Are you toe shy? It’s almost summer, and soon you’ll want to be walking around in sandals and flip-flops. But if you’re one of the millions of people with toenail fungus, you’ll be less likely to toss your socks. An … Continue reading

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How Long Will You Live?

There are lots of reasons to wonder how long you’ll live. Some people need to choose a number so they can make sure they create and manage a nest egg that will last long enough. Others want to understand  whether science knows … Continue reading

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Get a Paper Prescription…If You Can

A couple of days ago my dermatologist suggested I try a prescription form of cortisone for a small, funny spot on my leg. His staff assistant. asked me  what pharmacy I wanted the prescription sent to. Then she emailed it … Continue reading

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Defending Yourself Against Medical Errors

Did you know that the third most common cause of death in the U.S. is medical errors? That’s what research published in the British Medical Journal  yesterday says. The study authors estimate at least 251,000 deaths a year from medical errors. That’s … Continue reading

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