Given all the swirling negativity around healthcare, politics and media, I felt that it was my duty to provide the public service of giving people a way to be happy again. I mean seriously, there has to be some reason to keep on keepin’ on during these difficult times, right? Since our collective national depression […]
I want a new drug One that won’t spill One that don’t cost too much Or come in a pill -Huey Lewis & The News, I Want a New Drug Over the last several days I have seen numerous articles and had numerous conversations about treatment and prevention approaches meant specifically to replace FDA-approved pills […]
Like all of us here in America, I’m just coming back from Thanksgiving weekend. I know Thanksgiving is supposed to be about the Pilgrims and being grateful and all that (at least that’s how we learn it in school), but fundamentally I think it has devolved into a holiday where we say, “oh to hell […]
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn’s mother was named Polly. Polly was diagnosed in 1971 with leukemia treated with the current state of medieval medicine and told she would not live long. But armed with a well-equipped librarian, some cooperative doctors and Adelle Davis’ book Let’s Eat Right to Keep Fit, she found her way to 7 more happy, […]
The American Heart Association has declared this coming Wednesday, November 5th National Healthy Eating Day. On this day you are supposed to we encourage eat only foods and beverages that are high in nutrients and low in sugar, sodium and saturated and trans fats. And it’s good timing for a day like this if you are only planning on having only one. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the twelve days of Christmas Cookies will soon follow. That gives you a minimum of 13 National Crappy Eating Days, all sanctioned and promoted by community, religion and our food and beverage industry.
Over the past year I have seen a significant rise in the number of food-related healthcare company start-ups. Zipongo is one with which I have been familiar for some time; but the evolving recognition that a majority of our most expensive health conditions could be mitigated through healthful eating has spawned a plethora of new […]
I always assumed “entrepreneur” was a French concept, considering the etymology of the word, but as it turns out an Irishman coined the term in 1755. Richard Cantillon first introduced the term in his seminal economic work called Essai sur la nature du commerce en general, which was published after his 1734 death. In the […]