The Dangers of Microplastics Are Getting Real

A recent study published in Environmental Health Perspectives discusses the alarming presence and effects of microplastics (MPs) in various human tissues. This research, which was funded by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), investigates how ingested polymer microspheres can cross the gut barrier and accumulate in organs such as the brain, liver, […]

Aligning Vision with Team Composition

I always say it: a leader’s vision must be compelling enough to galvanize action. Indeed, common wisdom suggests that a leader’s vision should resonate with the values and aspirations of the team, providing a sense of purpose and direction. In fact, it would be hard to find a leadership expert who might push back on […]

Physicians’ Ironic Disdain for Alternative Medicine

The rise in popularity of alternative medicine is often met with disdain by many physicians. However, I would argue that the blame for this shift lies squarely at the feet of the medical community. Patients aren’t turning to homeopathy, herbal supplements, or dubious online treatments out of preference but rather out of sheer desperation and […]

Doctoral Approaches and Timelines in Health

Are you considering a doctoral degree in health? Are you wondering how long it takes to become a doctor or what different doctors do in the healthcare field? There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to doctoral degrees. Hopefully, this article will help clear a few things up! Everyone should understand that embarking […]

The Power of Problem Perception

The word “problem” has a few definitions. What most people associate with “problem” is a situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand. However, if this is you, I would challenge you to see the “problem” as nothing more than a question to be considered, solved, or answered. This perspective reframes […]

The Consequences of a War Against Men

We’ve all seen the memes, marches, protests, and videos. The theme is that men are terrible. The patriarchy must fall. Feminism is the solution. Who needs men? The future is female. Men must pay! Ban men. Men are simps. Women rule! Etc. There seems to be a war against men being waged. However, that may […]

An Advanced Decision-Making Model

You may have heard that decision-making is an art. In many ways, that is true, but it doesn’t have to be. I would argue that it can and likely should be strategic. Making informed decisions is crucial in both personal and professional realms. However, the decision itself is not all we must worry about. After […]

Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Muscle Knots

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) has emerged as a promising treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. It has shown great success in conditions such as shoulder tendinopathy, greater trochanteric pain syndrome, hamstring tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, knee osteoarthritis, and so much more. However, in this article, I will share why ESWT might be an excellent solution for […]

Leveraging Game Theory in Leadership

A big part of personal or organizational leadership is making pivotal decisions. Such decisions should be informed by strategic thinking, which (ideally) is informed by extensive knowledge and information (research). Strategic thinking and decision-making are crucial for any leader, and honing these abilities is paramount. Game theory can help! Game theory is a branch of […]

Thought Leadership Lost in a Sea of Repetition

Lately, I feel like I’m in the Twilight Zone! In a week spent on social media (especially LinkedIn), one can’t help but notice a multitude of self-proclaimed “thought leaders” echoing identical sentiments. This phenomenon begs the question: how can supposedly original thinkers share the exact same ideas all the time? The truth lies in plain […]