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Legalized Marijuana Prompts Cultural, Societal Change in Colo.

June 11, 2014 – 6:37 pm Comments Off on Legalized Marijuana Prompts Cultural, Societal Change in Colo.

With three full months under its belt, how has Colorado’s decision to allow the sale of recreational marijuana affected the Mountain state? Cultural attitudes, fairness, economics and entrepreneurial spirit all played a part in the decision to adopt …

Priorities, Please

May 16, 2014 – 5:55 pm Comments Off on Priorities, Please

Sometimes it just happens. Girl meets boy. Girl marries boy. Girl and boy try to make it work. Girl and boy divorce.

Are You A Shopaholic?

March 18, 2014 – 3:48 pm Comments Off on Are You A Shopaholic?

Compulsive buying is celebrated in the media—think of the Kohl’s commercial in which the mom is prepared to wrestle the dog to get her Kohl’s Cash, or the movie adaptation of “Confessions of a Shopaholic.”

How to Protect Yourself From Toxic Coworkers

February 20, 2014 – 5:47 pm Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself From Toxic Coworkers

We’ve all met at least one in our professional lives. That one person who seems to wreak more havoc than you could ever imagine coming from one individual.

What No One Ever Tells You About … Cancer

February 18, 2014 – 7:09 pm Comments Off on What No One Ever Tells You About … Cancer

In the last two years, my mother and my uncle were diagnosed with cancer. My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and my uncle was diagnosed with a melanoma tumor on his spine. It was very …

The Rise of Molly

February 14, 2014 – 6:11 pm Comments Off on The Rise of Molly

Not necessarily a new player on the drug scene, the hallucinogen “Molly”—the pure powder form of MDMA, the main chemical in Ecstasy—has taken on heightened fame as celebs, specifically singers, have name-checked the drug in recent months. 

The Complexity of Alzheimer’s

February 13, 2014 – 2:27 pm Comments Off on The Complexity of Alzheimer’s

With baby boomers now reaching 65, there is a certain fear that with no cure or real origin discovered concerning Alzheimer’s disease, a huge surge in the number of patients will most likely occur.

The New War on Drugs: Prescription Meds

October 11, 2013 – 2:50 pm Comments Off on The New War on Drugs: Prescription Meds

Drug abuse now kills more Americans per year than homicide or car accidents and is now the fastest-growing cause of accidental death in the U.S., according to recent studies. But the term “drug abuse” is broad. If …

The Argument for Family Dinners

October 11, 2013 – 2:02 pm Comments Off on The Argument for Family Dinners

The family dinner—once a staple in the majority of households—has gained iconic status in the last 20 or 30 years, just as its frequency has declined.

Social Media: Do You Know Who’s Watching You?

October 8, 2013 – 1:10 pm Comments Off on Social Media: Do You Know Who’s Watching You?

Do you remember the days you would pick up the telephone or meet a friend for coffee or lunch to simply chat or plan an event? Now with advancements in technology, social media has become a part …