This topic could be hazardous to your health

Rubbing your feet with a dead mouse.  Brushing your teeth with your dog’s earwax.  Shampooing with pig bile.  Noshing on Sea Slug sushi. Just the thought of all this grossness is enough to keep us awake at night.  But, I kid you not, at some point all of them were considered 100% reliable … [Read more...]

SAY WHAT? A male decibel-measuring contest

By Rona Barrett Friends, readers and fellow graying ones, lend me your ear. On second thought don't bother.  If you're over 65 like I am, your ears probably don't work as well as they used to. But we’re not alone. One-third of us over 65 and more than half of us over 75 have difficulty … [Read more...]

A Prescription for Disaster

By Rona Barrett | Published on 08.19.2015 7:43 p.m. A friend showed me a tattered 1975 magazine article about “…a tycoon sacrificing everything for success.” She was regularly watched by 30 million television viewers and read by millions more in magazines, books and syndicated … [Read more...]