You’re Gonna Regret That
Medicare tried to do the right thing when it came to overuse of antipsychotics, but the patient group lobby prevailed.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 27, 2014
The Drug that Kills Your Sex Drive
Sexual dysfunction upon taking antidepressants is remarkably high, and can include not just delayed orgasm but genital numbing, sometimes persistent upon quitting (PSSD). Couple that with emotional blunting and widespread use and we have reason to worry about love and affection.
Men’s Health, April 2014
Are You Fan Enough?
Why being a rabid fan of the local team is one of the best things you can do for your health. (The surprising science of fandom.)
Men’s Health, October, 2013
What would you pay a person to run a college?
I went to Macalester, and loved it, but have no idea why the president needs to be paid $750K, so I am not donating to annual fund.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 19, 2014
Mental Illness: Want to Talk About it?
Are the anti-stigma campaigns interested in supporting patients, or the bio-based disease model of mental illness?
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, December 8, 2013
The Military’s Billion-Dollar Pill Problem
Soldier suicide and the overmedicating of veterans.
Men’s Journal, Dec. 2012
The phony outrage over the medical device tax.
If it’s a Tuesday, that must mean the device tax is killing jobs and destroying lifesaving treatments.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 10, 2013