A Bit More Healthy Archive September 2014

Do Doctors Want You Involved in Your Diagnosis and Treatment?

Do Doctors Want You Involved in Your Diagnosis and Treatment?

Survey of 827 medical professionals tells the story.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH The proliferation of digital medical data alters the perception of access and ownership among physicians and patients. Where should we draw the line on patient privacy and engagement?

‘Waiter, There’s a Cockroach In My Soup!’

‘Waiter, There’s a Cockroach In My Soup!’

By a large margin, diners fear roaches more than houseflies.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Though commonly encountered, it's gross to consider what you might do if an uninvited guest showed up on your plate.

Carbs May Activate Auto-Brewery Syndrome

Carbs May Activate Auto-Brewery Syndrome

Drunk without drinking?

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH The Paleo diet is a recent fad that restricts carbohydrates. But here’s a new reason why some might need to cut the carbs.

Spicy Coconut Rice

Spicy Coconut Rice

Retire the plain-rice cooker.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE Enjoy my sweet, savory, and spicy gourmet rice that's so good, you'll want to bite your tongue.

Snacking May Prevent T2 Diabetes

Snacking May Prevent T2 Diabetes

Can eating nuts improve health?

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH According to researchers, eating a handful of pistachios or almonds could help slow the development of type 2 diabetes.