High Fructose Corn Syrup

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fructose…And It’s Not Good

July 2, 2015


Food and nutrition, Michaeli, Obesity & weight loss:

Fructose is probably the sweetest natural sugar. On a scale of sweetness where sucrose (obtained from sugar cane) is 100, fructose is 173.

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

Quacks, Charlatans, and Snake Oil

July 1, 2015


Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, Michaeli, Salber:

Join Salber & Michaeli as they take you on a quick romp through the less than auspicious history of medicine covering quacks, charlatans, snake oil and more

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

CHCF: Nurturing Innovation for the Common Good

June 30, 2015


Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

CHCF’s Health Innovation Fund program provides wrap around support for young companies working for the common good – video interview with CEO

African faith healer, photo from ChickGeek.org

Do You Believe in Medical Miracles?

June 29, 2015


Faith and religion, Salber:

Hysterical answers to the question: How are atheists able to live with themselves after seeing people being healed in churches like in the following videos?

The Black Death 
Source: DailyNews

Why We Make Irrational Decisions – Redux

June 28, 2015


Michaeli, Psychology & behavior:

Why do we make such irrational decisions? The short answer is that we are hard-wired to avoid risks.

Courtesy of Pixabay

Erotic Food: Is That Possible?

June 27, 2015


Food and nutrition, Michaeli:

Several ancient cultures attributed erotic properties to certain fruits and vegetables. Take the tomato. In Hebrew, its name translates to “the seductress.”

Should Male Circumcision Be Banned?

Should Male Circumcision Be Banned?

June 26, 2015


Health policy, Men's Health, Salber:

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the human penis. It’s generally performed at a young age but does it have any medical benefits?

The Lost Hairy Penis Case

The Lost Hairy Penis Case

June 25, 2015


Evolution, Genes & genomics, Michaeli:

What is the function of those penile whiskers? And why did we lose them? Evolutionary biologists have theorized that they function as a broom, sweeping out sperm of other males who had paid a visit to the missus.

Opioid Use

Respiratory Compromise Prevention Exists. So Why Aren’t Hospitals Using It?

June 24, 2015


Practice Management, Prevention, SYSTEMS:

We hope that clinicians and their patients will help reduce the risk of respiratory compromise and, in doing so, saving patients’ lives

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

June 23, 2015


Geriatric medicine, Men's Health, Salber:

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.