Two pharmaceutical companies say they’re ready to begin vaccinating people before the end of December, if their vaccines are authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. What does that mean? The two companies have applied to the FDA for emergency … Continue reading Who Gets the COVID-19 Vaccine First – When Can You Get It
If you’re thinking about quitting drinking, or maybe just slightly changing your relationship with alcohol, you might be intimidated by some of the side effects of cutting back on your consumption of booze. Drawing on scientific evidence as well as … Continue reading 8 Things That Can Happen When You Stop Drinking Alcohol
At first glance, working remotely may seem pretty appealing. Answering emails and tuning into a conference in pajamas? All-day access to your own kitchen, bathroom and couch, all while getting paid to work may sound like a win-win. But the … Continue reading Working from Home: 8 Tips for Being Productive
It’s official: The new coronavirus was declared a pandemic, meaning it has spread significantly worldwide since it first emerged in China in December 2019, per the World Health Organization (WHO). There are over 292,100 confirmed positive cases (and counting) of … Continue reading When Will Coronavirus End? COVID-19 Containment, Vaccine Predictions
Deschutes Wowza! is a hazy pale ale that’s full-bodied yet easy to drink at 4% ABV (alcohol by volume). Wowza! continues the craft beer tradition of big-muscled flavor while staying impossibly light—just 100 calories and 4g of carbs per can. … Continue reading Deschutes Wowza! Is the Rare Low-Calorie Beer That Tastes Great
The COVID-19 pandemic has postponed Coachella, cancelled the NBA this season, and spawned a new phrase: social distancing. In the United States, public health officials are recommending that even healthy people stay at home as much as possible. In fact, … Continue reading How to Practice Social Distancing in the Time of Coronavirus
Can the words we type and filters we use on social media really predict if we’re depressed or narcissistic? It’s looking that way… The latest evidence? Researchers from Stony Brook University and University of Pennsylvania developed an algorithm that can … Continue reading Social Media and Mental Illness: Can Instagram & Facebook Predict Depression & Narcissism?
If you’re feeling a bit over your relationship these days, you’re not alone. We see relationships presented as these exciting, perfect things. When you find the right person, you’re supposed to be all set and ready to be committed and … Continue reading Bored With Your Relationship? Here’s What to Do, According to Experts.
Four nogs? Your liver drinks them, too. Extra gravy? Your liver consumes it as well. Half of a jellied-cranberry log? Your liver would have stopped at a third, but you’re in this together, so . . . The important part is nearly every … Continue reading How Food and Alcohol Can Effect Liver, Increase Inflammation
With the upcoming onslaught of holiday parties, there’s a chance you’ll experiencing the dreaded hangover at some point. Who among us hasn’t thrown back one too many glasses of champagne while toasting the new year? But while some may swear that coffee cures … Continue reading The 7 Best Foods to Cure Hangovers
Debra stared at the computer until her eyes went blurry. She closed them and shook her head. Why couldn’t she concentrate? Pulling out her smartphone, she checked her Facebook page. Funny. Her friend had posted a picture of her daughter … Continue reading Focus, Fatigue, and Facebook: Why You Just Can’t Concentrate
A slew of articles have been published in the wake of a recent American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference panel talk suggesting that a couple of beers or glasses of wine a day can, in fact, be … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Every Day Linked to Living Past 90
What’s the lowest calorie alcohol? News flash: A single night out can cost you a shocking 1,000 calories in alcohol alone. During this season’s flurry of festivities, those liquid calories can add up fast–and that’s before you even get to … Continue reading What’s the Lowest Calorie Alcohol? 8 Drinks Ranked
A glass of wine at the end of a workday. A cocktail before a social event. For 20 years, my drinking had been moderate. But maintaining moderation was a struggle. There were plenty of nights I’d promise myself I wouldn’t … Continue reading ‘I Gave Up Drinking Alcohol (Mostly)—Here’s What Happened’
Suzanne knew something was wrong when she woke up with a hangover on a Monday morning. She never drank on Sunday night, but her friends had come over to provide some company since her husband was out of town. Suzanne … Continue reading Out of Control Alcohol: Is Abstinence Required, or Will Moderation Work?