A few months into the pandemic, researchers learned that some patients were reporting that some…
Author: Adam Bible
Adam Bible is a veteran media professional with bylines in outlets like Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Men's Journal, Men's Health, Gear Junkie, Best Life, Road & Track, and Eat This, Not That!.
Living under lockdown and being quarantined has led to an upswing in the alcohol we Americans drink. A Nielsen survey found that as of March 31, 2020, as stay-at-home orders were being issued across the country, alcohol sales increased by 54% at brick-and-mortar stores and 262% online, compared with the year before. A September study of 6,000 adults published inJAMA Network reported that participants had increased their alcohol consumption by 14% compared to how much they drank in 2019. “Rates of both alcohol-related emergency department visits and deaths are increasing,” says George F. Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute…
What if there were a drug that could help you gain muscle and strength without the downsides of steroids? Some people think selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) might fulfill that role. So what exactly are SARMs, and can they safely improve athletic performance?
When I mentioned that I was writing an article about finding a new doctor to a friend, he promptly told me about his worst physician experience. After searching ZocDoc, he picked the closest, highest-rated doctor — which meant next to nothing. The woman who photocopied his driver’s license also took his EKG, the nurse extracting his blood pricked him eight times and asked him if he ever drank water (what?), and then his urine sample was lobbed onto a cart before promptly rolling off. All-in-all, the doctor spent five minutes with him, and he never heard back about his results. …
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