Brought To You By The Letter “V” (And Honeysuckle Week)

That’s right, the honeysuckle are finally in bloom in the Q.  (Hey, that rhymes.)  And so I’m declaring this Honeysuckle Week.  No, none of the photos I post this week will be scratch-n-sniff, but the aliens told me that kind of technology will be here real soon. 🙂 The crabapple trees here in the Q (photos…Read more Brought To You By The Letter “V” (And Honeysuckle Week)

Brought to you by SAMHSA

http://newsletter.samhsa.gov/2015/03/managing-chronic-pain/ 3/3/2015, Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse After being arrested for forging a prescription, he spent nine years “doctor shopping” for pills, losing jobs, and suffering overdoses and suicide attempts. After nine years, he made it through rehab and he has been sober since 2007…  Mr. Loffert’s trajectory is a common one. Common?  Really?  Maybe…Read more Brought to you by SAMHSA

Beware: ‘Wellness’ May Be Hazardous to Your Health

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judith-feder/corporate-wellness-programs_b_6846350.html For years employers have offered worksite wellness programs, ranging from newsletters or gym memberships to high stakes incentive programs that change your insurance premiums by thousands of dollars if you lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or blood sugar levels, quit smoking or achieve some other health outcome. Although no scientific evidence has yet…Read more Beware: ‘Wellness’ May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Open Letter to American Grocery Stores

Look, parents are stressed out.  Their kids are stressed out.  We’re all… stressed out.  Would it be too much to ask for grocery stores to create a little corner for babysitting services while parents shop?  Talk about a great marketing opportunity… I know grocery stores depend on kids to ask parents for their favorite products,…Read more Open Letter to American Grocery Stores