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11 Harmless Folk Remedies to Patch You Up

Dear Readers: Today is going to be fun.  I’m passing along to you some of the folk remedies that readers have shared over the years.  Though there may be truth in some of them,  please don’t take these as medical advice. Remember that just because something is natural doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe or effective! I’ve put my […]

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I Got Into a Fight With a Doctor

Doctors are my friends, so I was dismayed to lose my cool with a physician recently. My husband Sam (who has Lyme disease from a tick bite years ago) developed symptoms that might get diagnosed as “restless legs syndrome.” The vibrations, creepy crawly sensations and shocks were not just in his legs, they were head […]

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Thyroid Help- Selenium Helps Hashimoto’s and Grave’s Disease

First up, I should tell you I wrote an awesome book on this subject Thyroid Healthy   🙂  Dear Pharmacist, I have Hashimoto’s thyroid disease, and my husband has Grave’s. We are a perfect match because he makes too much and I make too little. Advice? –B.L., Dallas, Texas Located at the base of your throat, […]

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Nobody Likes Me

I was slurping Pho at lunch, and blurted to Sam that nobody likes me. He said “Why, you have faithful readers, constant letters expressing gratitude, your books are sold world-wide, your family loves you, even Dr. Oz and Mercola like you.” Over a mouthful of slimy rice noodles (half joking) I said, “Yeah but… Pharmacists- […]

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Second Annual Dumb, Dumber and Dumberest Awards

Dear Readers, After I presented last year’s dumbest healthcare ‘awards,” I received your emails and chuckles for months afterwards.  Sometimes, ridiculous things happen in the medical industry, so at this time, I’d like to present my second annual ‘Dumb Awards’ in Medicine: Dumb Award: The first ones goes to (drum roll please)… the Federal Communications […]

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The Woman Puzzle… Solved! : )

Ok, I am 46 years old, and have finally figured out my wife, for that matter, maybe all women. My wife, Suzy has always rationalized buying more new clothes by telling me that she has nothing to match her new shoes, her belt or the new fluorescent green blouse that was on sale. I’m a […]

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