A pox on the critics – Diagnosis: Sour grapes

by Medicine Men -- Although al-Qaida candidly bangs the drums more rapidly with the threat of a bio-weapons attack against the United States and Israel, many public officials insist on sticking their more…

Let's root for the home team!

by Medicine Men -- Insanity has structure. It can also have goals. And as any shrink worth her or his DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the bible of the trade) will tell more…

Obesity epidemic, or not?

by Medicine Men -- As the winter holiday season continues to bless us with a surfeit of wonderful foods and drinks, it's time for us heavy-duty Medicine Men to weigh in on more…

Thanksgiving dinner hazard

by Medicine Men -- In order to let you, our good readers, enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner, we're revealing some facts of life about your holiday meal to help you keep any late-breaking more…

Think outside the box and inside the nucleus

by Medicine Men -- Ever since human beings began to suspect that the nuclei of atoms might be good for something besides creating the universe and blowing up the planet, the American more…

Pass the 'Endangered Nation Act'!

by Medicine Men -- We love Mother Nature's creatures and creations – large and little – as much as anyone. But ... Thirty-six years ago, Congress passed the first "Endangered Species Act." more…

Global warming and the Kyoto Protocol

by Medicine Men -- Should we worry about changes in climate? Does "global warming" really pose a threat to human health and well-being? It turns out that the "Kyoto Protocol," ginned up more…