Thinking About Where the Anger Comes From

October 22, 2021

As widely reported in a series of articles in the Wall Street Journal titled "The Facebook Files," leaked documents from Facebook show that the company has known in acute detail for at least two [...]

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Technology?

October 15, 2021

I really don't like the idea that my smart phone is smarter than me — that it can do all these things that I can't either imagine or figure out. It leads me to think that maybe it's too [...]

Who’s To Blame for the Addiction Crisis?

October 8, 2021

As reported by Reuters News Agency, a trial involving four large pharmacy chains was to begin last Monday as the Ohio counties of Lake and Trumbull seek to convince jurors of the pharmacy chains' [...]

Coffee News and Getting to the Root of Addiction

October 1, 2021

As if a cup of coffee wasn't expensive enough, a recent Associated Press report says the industry is predicting its cost will go up even more by the end of the year. Numerous reasons are listed. [...]

The Struggle for Closure as Covid Rages On

September 24, 2021

Recently installed on a large grassy expanse of Washington D.C.'s National Mall near the Washington Monument is a sight that is hard to ignore. Covering the area, there are more that 600,000 [...]

Some Lessons From 9/11 Seem Hard for Us To Remember

September 17, 2021

With lessons learned from 9/11 so widely, recently and painfully recounted, the story of suffering and loss that continue for more than 100,000 fellow Americans must not be forgotten. We cannot [...]

If You Think We’re Eating Too Much Junk Food, You’re Right

September 10, 2021

A recent news release by strategic consulting and market research firm BlueWeave Consulting reveals that the global processed snacks market was worth $390.3 billion in U.S. dollars in 2020. The [...]

Where’s the Soft Landing for the Sick?

September 3, 2021

I have written a lot about the debilitating and often accelerating effects of anxiety created by the world we now occupy, as well as generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD and other mental health [...]

What To Do With All the Bad News?

August 27, 2021

When it comes to wildfires wreaking havoc across the country, there seems to be no safe distance to be found from their fallout. This point was made even more troublingly clear by a new report [...]

Wildland Fires’ Noxious Smoke Brings Air Pollution

August 20, 2021

When a single wildfire can ravage (as of Monday) nearly 867 square miles — an area roughly the size of the Olympic city of Tokyo — it is impossible to ignore. When it threatens to [...]

When the Heat Is On, Caution Is Needed

August 13, 2021

The heat of the Olympics is officially over, but prevailing excessively high temperatures will not only continue, but loads of people will also be seeking the heat. As science journalist Sarah [...]

Why Sweat Is Swell

August 6, 2021

In the last two weeks, I've never seen such a parade of sweaty people on TV. I mean this in the most positive of ways. I'm speaking of the best athletes in the world competing at the Olympic [...]