Focus on Bogus: Part II

     No one wishes to dampen the enthusiasm that arises with hoped-for breakthroughs in Parkinson’s Disease or any other disorders but, however tantalizing some of these reports may be, if they are false or unsubstantiated by scientific evidence...

Focus on Bogus: Part I

     I frequently get up at night to take a leak.  It’s my prostate.  It’s big.  Very big. We’re talkin’ watermelon here. Diagnosis: BPH = benign prostatic hypertrophy.  Statistically, by age 60 half of all men will...

Stress: Part III

(Last blog on this subject.  If you haven’t read Stress I and Stress II, shame on you.)           Don’t despair about this stress thing.  Just follow the instructions below and you’ll soon be  coming to a place of...

Words To Live By

We’re about to embark on a new year, and this prompted me to scour the world of literature on behalf of Ping Pong Parkinson to search for words of wisdom to live by.  I found some pithy stuff written by Confucious, of course, but I have also included, Friedrich...

Lurking Pathogens

    I keep hearing about MRSA (Mersa), and it scares me to death.  Why? It’s not because I’m unhinged  (regardless of what my mother said), it’s just that I’m very concerned about Staphylococcus aureus.  I used to be frightened of...