ISSUE #8, 1995 – DHEA AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
More On Stress and Lower Back Pain, Stress and Premature Birth, Evidence Of Chronic Stress in Women with PTSD Due To Sexual Abuse, Diet, Stress And Aging, Depression Can Really Break Your Heart, Preventing Stress Related Heart Attacks, Reducing Job Stress Lowers Cholesterol
ISSUE #7, 1995 – ARE CARDIAC SURGEONS GOING OVERBOARD
Job Satisfaction Hits A New Low, Can Daily Delights Conquer Colds?, Perfectionism and Poor Health, An Apple A Day Can Keep the Doctor Away, Sex, Heart Attacks and Smoking, Stress, Smoking and Spermatozoa, Controlling Epilepsy with Chaos Theory Pacemaker, Avoiding the Stresses of Office Politics
ISSUE #3, 2008 – PHARMACEUTICAL STRESS FROM FRAUD AND DECEIT
KEYWORDS: Claritin & Clarinex, Prilosec & Nexium, John Abramson & Overdosed America, Plavix & Apotex, Corporate Integrity Agreement, Vioxx, Paxil, qui tam lawsuits, Peter Rost, 60 Minutes, drug importation, Genoytopin, Jesse Polansky, Medicare Part D, Daniel Carlat, John Buse, Avandia, Ketek, Vytorin, generics Also Included In This Issue: Illegal Pricing, Kickbacks, False Advertising, And Whistleblowers, Generics, Pfizer, Dr. Robert Jarvik, Lipitor And Congressional Investigations
ISSUE #4, 2008 –
New Approaches That Reduce Employee Turnover And Increase Productivity, Is Spending More On Health Care And Drugs Making Us Less Healthy?, Medicine Is A Double-Edged Sword, But The Wrong Side Is Getting Sharper, Why Iatrogenesis Is Now The Leading Cause Of Death And Disease, KEYWORDS: Whitehall Studies, heart rate variability, Watson Wyatt Global Strategic Rewards Report, Towers Perrin Global Workforce Study, imaging procedure abuses, excessive drug prices, pharmaceutical fraud, exorbitant compensation for drug and health insurance company executives, false advertising, off label use of antipsychotics and antidepressants, MRSA, tuberculosis, malaria & other drug resistant infections
ISSUE #5, 2008 –
Why Prescription Drug Advertising Is Dangerous And Banned Elsewhere, Suppressing And Manipulating Trial Results And The ENHANCE Study, Why Preemption Will Permit Big Pharma To Prevail Over The Public, Will IMPROVE-IT Be The Death Knell For The Lipid Hypothesis? KEYWORDS: Direct-to-consumer drug advertising, ED, GERD, proton pump inhibitors and cancer, Dr. Robert Jarvik and Lipitor, Dr. John Kastelein, Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Bob Kohl, the “49 Plan”, Ortho Evra estrogen patch, torcetrapib and HDL, ILLUMINATE, Avandia, Exubera, AHA “Healthy Heart” logo revenues
ISSUE #3, 2002 – DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND RELATED CONTROVERSIES
Are “Stress Reducing” Herbals Safe?, Herbals are Not Always Harmless, Should Supplements be Regulated?, How Things Now Stand Under DSHEA, The Public’s Perception of Supplements, Other Non-Prescription Problems, A Non-Prescription Product Battle is Looming – Who Will the Winners Be?, KEYWORDS: Drug withdrawals, kava, supplement promotion, ginseng, ginkgo, echinacea, St. John’s wort, saw palmetto, Codex Alimentarius, DSVP, DSEA, Hatch, Harkin, Prilosec, Nexium, generics, policosanol, Relora
ISSUE #5, 2002 – STRESS, OBESITY, DIABETES, AND THE DEADLY QUARTET
Is it Nature, Nurture or Stress, The Metabolic Syndrome and Stress, Insulin Resistance and Syndrome X, Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Stress, Toxic Stress and Visceral Obesity, Obesity is More Than Just Overeating, Leptin, Dopamine, Ad-36, Ghrelin, Supplements and Other New Approaches, KEYWORDS: Diabetic complications (role of race, gender, anger), BMI, prediabetes, HPA axis, Chrousos, Peeke, menopot, Björntorp, NES, resistin, Glycemic Index
An example of communication in healthcare is between clinical professionals and staff, patients and their relatives or carers, professionals doctors, occupational therapists, social workers, midwives, physiotherapists and administration staff (Darley, 2002).
ISSUE #8, 2002 – CORONARY DISEASE: LOOKING IN THE WRONG PLACES?
The Fatty Diet › Atherosclerosis Fable, Some Fatty Diet Flaws and Fallacies, Cholesterol › Atherosclerosis is Kaput!, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis, Stress and Atherosclerotic Heart Disease, Why Does the Lipid Hypothesis Persist?, Why Official Guidelines and Recommendations Can be Hazardous to Your Health, KEYWORDS: Homocysteine, Ancel Keys, Framingham, MRFIT, statins, low fat food substitutes, French Paradox, CRP, chlamydia, cholesterol cartel, Type A behavior
ISSUE #9, 2002 – STRESS, SCHIZOPHRENIA & ADDICTION – IN OUR GENES?Schizophrenia, Cats and Litter Boxes, Genes, Stress and the “One-Two” Punch, Chromosomes, Genes and DNA, Genetic Profiling – A Two-Edged Sword?, Frankenstein from a Test Tube?, The Fallacy of Is It Nature or Nurture?, Genes, Emotions and Behavioral Traits, How Stress Influences Health and Behavior by Turning Genes On and Off, KEYWORDS: Hair color and copper, identical and fraternal twins, Human Genome Project, genes for breast and colon cancer, addiction and self esteem, smoking, eugenics
ISSUE #10, 2002 – SURVIVING STRESS: WHY ARE SOME PEOPLE SO SUPERIOR?
Mind/Body Relationships and Health, What Does “Good Health” Really Mean?, Aaron Antonovsky and Salutogenesis, The “Hardiness” Personality, Can Your Attitude Affect Your Health?, Rating Scales and Semantics, Hopkins Physicians, Nuns, Harvard Students & the Art of Aging Well, KEYWORDS: Descartes, Hygeia, Asclepius, sense of coherence, Susan Kobasa, Martin Seligman, learned optimism, Caroline Thomas, David Snowdon, George Vaillant
ISSUE #2, 2002 – STROKES, SUDDEN DEATH, HEART ATTACKS AND STRESS
Stress, Stroke and Geography, Stress and Risk Factors for Stroke, Other Stress and Stroke Connections, Stress and Sudden Death, Death by Prescription and Voodoo, Stress and Coronary Artery Disease, Anxiety, Coronary Events, Chicken vs. Egg, Alcohol, and U-Shaped Curves, KEYWORDS: Statins, “stroke belt”, African-American, atrial fibrillation, PTSD, George Engel, Richard Rahe, Walter Cannon, “The Baskerville effect”, baroreflex sensitivity
ISSUE #1, 2001 – RELIGIOUS FAITH, PRAYER, HEALTH AND LONGEVITY
Religion and Mortality Rates, Religious Devotion, Longevity and Health, Is Prayer a Form of Magic?, Is There Proof That Prayer Works?, Spirituality versus Religiosity, The Workplace Spirituality Explosion, How Religious Groups are Trying to Recapture Their Prayer Prerogatives, KEYWORDS: Social support, Mormons, stress reproduction, witchcraft. Lourdes, chuch attendance, intercessory prayer, HMOs, visual imagery