Onions for Scars: By: Eeks Onions have the power to make us all cry, however, here’s something about onions to make you smile: The onion (Allium cepa) can be beneficial for your skin. Onion extract has been shown to improve the appearance of scars on the skin. Specifically, the extract gel improved the scar’s […]
Bacteria on Our Phones: Melting Pots of the Microbial World
By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Let’s talk bacteria on our phones, but first, a story: A young woman was walking slowly down a busy New York City sidewalk. Her head was down and her eyes were glued to her phone as she typed something on the keyboard. I was walking in the other direction. […]
Meet Elsha: Designer of ZENBands
Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I had the chance to update the blog, but here we are. I’ve been busy with public health consulting and medical writing work, but I’ve also been busy with my Causes or Cures health podcast. I’ve been so blessed to have amazing people on as guests, Elsha being […]
ZENBands in Reader’s Digest
I’m happy to announce that ZENBands have been listed in Reader’s Digest Magazine and Wander Wellness Magazine! My mom reads both of those magazines, so I can’t wait for her to see them. 😉 Wander Magazine listed ZENBands as an essential wellness item for traveling. ZENBands have also been listed in Reader’s Digest Magazine as […]
ZENBands and Travel Anxiety Version
By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Hey gang, I wanted to take a minute and share a video from our Instagram page that explains the ZENBand a bit more. I’m posting it now, during the holiday season, because a lot of folks use the ZENBand as a travel gadget. If you combine it with our […]
Natural Deodorant: I use Piperwai.
By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Hi team. Lots of people want a natural deodorant that works and not the chemical shit-storm in traditional deodorants. Unfortunately, many of the natural brands don’t get you ( or the people around you) through the day. You start to smell, right?!? It’s no fun having to reapply your deodorant […]
The OverKill of Sleep Gadgets and APPs: Why You should Fix SLEEP by not fixing SLEEP.
By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH Sleep is a huge public health epidemic. The CDC labels insufficient sleep a public health problem of epic proportions and an estimate 50-70 million US adults suffer from sleep or wakefulness disorders. 9 million people in the US take medication to sleep, most commonly benzodiazepines and barbiturates. Those medications […]