High Resistance Respiratory Muscle Training Lowers Blood Pressure

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that time‐efficient Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) lowered blood pressure and oxidative stress in midlife/older...

The #PanDUMBic Era and Evidence-Based Medicine

Dumb is the Old English word that means “mute, speechless,” and itself came from an even older word dheubh meaning “confusion, stupefaction, dizziness.” Dumb might be an apt word to refer to the decisions some individuals have made since the...

Are We Afraid to Talk About Dying?

Yesterday was the third-year anniversary of my mother’s burial. I spent the last week of her life with her in her home, and although I was exhausted mentally and physically from all that caring for a loved one entails, I also knew that I was witnessing a mystery...