Would life really be better if everyone thought like a scientist? I don’t know and I am uncertain. That’s the… Read more Thinking like a Scientist
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish. – Marcus Aurelius I mentioned… Read more Personal Responsibility
It is perhaps ironic that the opioid epidemic that everyone is worried about is something that we have the most… Read more A Drug for a Drug
The opioid treatment program where I work accepts Medicaid as payment, starting a few years ago. Overall, it’s been so… Read more Medicaid’s Limits for Non-compliance — Janaburson’s Blog
The Epicureans say the highest good is happiness. Thomas Jefferson enshrined the right to pursue happiness in US law. Our… Read more Risk Factor: The Pursuit of Happiness
Mesolimbic pathway by User:Slashme; Patrick J. Lynch; User:Fvasconcellos licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 In my last post, I talked about the hijacking of the… Read more What’s this brain reward system you keep talking about?
What greater test for Stoicism is there than addiction? How would you know what is truly in your control when… Read more A Disquiet in the Machine
Vicodin, Lortab, Oxycontin, morphine… They are the source of all relief and of all ills. Of course, I exaggerate, but… Read more On Opioids
Some of you may be familiar with this Nature news article describing the effort to lower the threshold of the… Read more What’s up with the p-value?
Actionable summary: Know what is in your control and not in your control. Pursue wisdom, justice, temperance and courage. We… Read more Why Stoicism?