Viruses: Some General Thoughts

Viruses are devious. They consist of small pieces of genetic code, whether in the DNA or RNA form, and little else.  They work by hijacking the life systems of living cells and forcing them to create more copies of the virus. They are the cause of many of the worst...

What I’ve Learned From Writing 200 Medical Articles

For Health and Life, I have written around 180 articles, and I’ve also written for other sites as well.  It adds up to easily more than 200 articles in the medical field. What lessons have I learned? 1) You know too little if you think you know so much. First, let me...

Why Some People are Luckier than Others

Some people seem to be luckier than others.  Why is this the case? Researchers did the following experiment to find out.  They gave volunteers newspapers to read. Unknown to them, the newspapers had a coupon inside with the phrase:  “Get $50 For Free!” in bold black...