Tuesday, February 04, 2014

DocTalk Feb 4

Here is the DocTalk show from Nightline.

And some of the notes!

Dr Shereen Habib, Well Woman Clinic

Dr Sean Petherbridge Keith Nicholl Medical Centre

In the office?
-non productive cough cold to secondary infection micoplasma

-peanut allergy


1. birth control pills and blood clots

2. good night sleep could help fight prostate cancer


1. uncontrollable muscle twitching?

2. dementia what is it

3. thumb sucking, infants and teeth issues

4. when to toilet train, infants.

5. what is multiple sclerosis

6. do we need to have regular checkups there is a lot of propaganda that seem to say we do!

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February 04, 2014

Thoughts of Fast Food Hinder Your Ability to Derive Happiness from Small Pleasures

Research participants who had seen a picture of a fast-food burger and fries subsequently rated themselves less happy upon viewing 10 photographs of natural scenic beauty (4.86, on average, versus 5.45 on a seven-point scale), say Julian House and two colleagues from the University of Toronto. Exposure to the idea of “fast food” makes people more impatient and impairs their ability to derive happiness from pleasurable stimuli; this effect could have a long-term negative effect on people’s experienced happiness, the researchers say.

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