Diseases, conditions, and disorders are any health related issues that affect an organism.

Drinking Coffee is Good for the Liver

Does Drinking Coffee Protect the Liver?

Drinking coffee on a moderate basis is good for your liver. Coffee can help prevent alcohol, and non-alcohol, related liver diseases such as Cirrhosis.

Psychedelic Experiences are Illusions

Brain on LSD

Studies show that psychedelic experiences (complex hallucinations often associated with LSD) aren’t “illusions” (tricks of the drug) but are rather the result of many areas of the brain communicating at once.

Medicare is Different Than Medicaid

The difference between Medicaid and Medicare

Medicare and Medicaid are both public health insurance. Medicare is primarily for 65 plus seniors. Medicaid is for low-income adults and children (CHIP). People can be dual-eligible for both.

Tryptophan in Turkey Makes you Sleepy

Does Turkey Make you Sleepy?

Tryptophan in turkey has a relaxing effect and contributes to sleepiness, but it is overeating and related chemical effects that make you sleepy on Thanksgiving.

Reading in Dim Light is Bad For Your Eyes

Is Reading in Dim Light Bad For Your Eyes?

Reading in dim light isn’t bad for your eyes. Be it a book or electronic device, reading in dim light will not damage the eyesight of a healthy adult (although it may cause temporary strain).

Squinting Helps Vision

Squiting Helps Your Vision

Squinting helps to improve vision, at least temporarily, by allowing less light into the retina allowing us to focus our eyesight more easily.

Stress Causes Hair to Turn Gray

Greying is largely determined by genes. Stress may cause hair to turn grey early, perhaps from increased oxidation, but studies are lacking.

Fluoride is Bad For You

Is Flouride Bad For You?

Fluoride is a name for several fluorine compounds. Fluoride is good for oral hygiene in small doses, but extremely dangerous and toxic in large doses.

Gluten Disorders are Real

Gluten disorders are real.

Science-wise there is no “gluten allergy”, but gluten related disorders like celiac disease, wheat allergies, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are real.