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Infertility and regret: If only…

I can often hear it coming. One need spend only a few minutes with someone coping with infertility before encountering a cascade of regret. “If only we hadn’t waited so long.” “If only I had frozen my eggs.” “If only we had changed doctors sooner.” “If only ...

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Latest Dispatches from the Soda Tax Wars

(CC BY-SA 2.0) by pixydust8605/Flickr The World Gone Mad: California Bans Such Taxes, Trump Imposes them A new city ordinance just took effect in Baltimore that prohibits restaurants from including sugary drinks such as sodas on children’s menus. From now on, the listed drink options on kids’ menus ...

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Samsung Develops Gadget to Detect Strokes

In recent news, engineers at the Samsung Electronics Creative Lab (C-Lab) have developed an Early Detection Sensor & Algorithm Package (EDSAP) that has the ability to detect strokes. “The resulting headset is equipped with sensors that transfer data to algorithms that allow you to observe your brainwaves on your ...

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Dr. J Discusses Fat Shaming

Shame on Me I was fat shamed by my karate teacher. It took place at a class when he clearly said to me, “J! You are getting FAT!” This man was like a father to me. He even lectured me one time on karate etiquette. Did it hurt? ...

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