Book & Cinematic Reviews

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:47 PM

The Diet-Weight-Exercise-Memory Dilemma By Del Meyer, MD In this Handbook, we will provide you with a global unified program for success in achieving your desirable weight and increase your understanding of how foods and specific activities relate to your health and well-being. We will provide advice about diet and exercise for keeping your muscles, tendons, […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:37 PM

How did you become Overweight? By eating more than you need for your daily body activity and maintenance of baseline or ideal body weight, which is approximately 10 calories per pound. Thus if you’re a 150-pound person, eating more than 1500 calories will cause a weight gain. If your eating less than 1500 calories, you […]

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:45 AM

HANDBOOK FOR TOTAL BODY RE-CONDITIONING Scientific Weight-Loss Joint-Ligament-Muscle Conditioning Aerobics-Balance-Strengthening Exercise Mental Health-Memory Stimulation

By Del Meyer on 07/07/2018 7:49 AM

‘The University We Need’ Review: Rethinking College A new private university may be needed, one that reflects the intellectual opinions of a spectrum of educated Americans outside academe. John Leo | WSJ, | July 18, 2018 reviews “The University We Need” | by Warren Treadgold. Higher education is in a lot of trouble, barely kept […]

By Del Meyer on 06/30/2018 1:53 AM

APHORISMS Attributing overweight to overeating is hardly more illuminating than ascribing alcoholism to alcohol. —Jean Mayer All that running and exercise can do for you is make you healthy. —Denny McClain A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2018 1:02 AM

I’ve found that I can change the conversation at any social gathering by mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book The Female Brain—David Brooks, New York Times.  THE PHASES OF A FEMALE’S LIFE: Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. They help guide nurturing, social, sexual, and aggressive behaviors. They can affect being talkative, being […]

By Del Meyer on 05/29/2017 1:23 PM

A.C.T. Presents the World Premiere of George F. Walker’s Hilarious Political Comedy Dead Metaphor February 28 to March 24, 2013 Directed by Irene Lewis, this dark comedy–from one of Canada’s most acclaimed playwrights–satirizes the hypocrisies and politics of postwar living A soldier returns from the Middle East to find work in this audacious and hilarious […]

By Del Meyer on 05/29/2017 1:22 PM

Online dating is awash with deviance. There are perverts, scammers and misanthropic entrepreneurs all hellbent on profiting from loneliness. But then there are women like Laura Brashier, a 37-year-old hairdresser from California and a survivor of cervical cancer. Her treatment left Ms Brashier unable to have sex. Rather than endure the anxiety of conventional dating […]

By Del Meyer on 05/29/2017 1:22 PM

“Breaking Bad”: Character is Fate Meth-cooking Walt reaches new height of art: No Excuses Warning:  spoiler alert. If you have not seen the final episode of  Breaking Bad, do not read further. The episode contains a major plot twist which is discussed in this Op- Ed. It is fiendishly appropriate that the modern Greek tragedy, […]

By Del Meyer on 05/29/2017 1:21 PM

by John C. Goodman, PhD Chapter 2: PRINCIPLES OF REFORM What are the principles of health reform? One might suppose they are fairly easy to enumerate and command widespread support. As it turns out, that is not the case. Here are five recommended principles. If they are followed, the odds of successful health policy reform […]