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That new alcohol study…

August 27, 2018


Last week, in my routine meandering the internet, I repeatedly came across headlines of, “NEVER DRINK ALCOHOL!!!” At least that’s how it felt. It was more like “No amount of alcohol is safe.” The study, –Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study […]

Avoid the snowball effect

March 30, 2018


Sometimes we want the snowball effect. Warren Buffet is notorious for looking at investments as potential snowballs, using compound interest to his advantage. Many times people looking to lose weight just need to see any progress. Then once they see progress, this reaffirms what they are doing is working, so they continue doing it, thus […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #19

May 24, 2017

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment:   Technology is disrupting jobs the least amount, ever??? A hard hitting paper […]

“Arthritis is a normal response to an abnormal stimulus”

April 18, 2014

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From an upcoming, much longer post, detailing my second visit to The Washington University in St. Louis. Where I took a course by Shirley Sahrmann and the physical therapy department. You can read about my first visit here.  Your knee has been hurting a while. You get some X-Rays; the doctor comes back and states you […]