April 2016

Heartburn

The Dangers of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium. These may sound familiar to you. They work by blocking production of stomach acid. NPR recently published an article describing some of the issues with taking PPIs. You shouldn’t be using them unless you have some serious issues like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) because your body’s stomach…


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The Minimum Wage: Dinosaurs, Drones, and Kiosks, Oh My!

With California and New York mandating $15 per hour minimum wages, MSN and The Street published an article by Eric Reed called 4 things you need to know about a $15 minimum wage. The gist of the article is that this is a big win for organized labor and that…