Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Children and Divorce

March 21, 2016

Ways Parents can Help their Children with the Stress of Divorce  Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA The problem is massive: half of marriages end in divorce. This is due to numerous combining factors: both […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Wooden Headedness

March 17, 2016

Why Humans — as Individuals, as Groups, and Nations — Repeatedly Make Faulty Decisions Against Our  Self Interest — Unable to Profit or Learn from the Harm Done Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA There must be a built in “goofiness” […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Human Need for Structure

February 24, 2016

The need of structure, social interactions, and meaning in our lives as humans Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA Friends and patients often ask me, “What are the most important issues to consider relating to […]

Synthetic Oil Dealer Uses Experience, Educates Car Owners

February 9, 2016

AMSOIL “First in Synthetics” Since 1972 Contributed by Gerry Reid, AMSOIL Direct Jobber, Lubrication & Filtration Consultant, Zebulon NC Synthetic lubricants have been around since the early 30’s.  The Germans were the first big users during WWII, […]

Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

February 4, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor In a recent interview by Stephen Colbert, Erin Brockovich’s brought to light that the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is “just the tip of the iceberg” and a “national crisis.” During the […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Personal Care

January 15, 2016

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We have car care, house care, job care. They are all schedules and we leave reminders to attend to certain tasks for the needs of the car, house, job […]

A Look Back at A Day in History: October 30

October 23, 2015

Contributed by Johnny A. Phillips It was Halloween night seventy-seven years ago, October 30, 1938 when many Americans tuned their radios to hear the most panic-inducing media experience of all times. Orson Welles presented “The […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Joy of Having a Pet

October 9, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA There is joy to be had in maintaining a pet. Whether it is a dog, a guinea pig, or even a super intelligent, pot-bellied, dwarf, Vietnamese pig — which competes […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Of Loss, Grief and Mourning

September 11, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We humans, in addition to a selfish, individual part we all have, should not forget we are also mainly social beings: We form friendships, partnerships and groups to belong […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: On to Alaska

August 14, 2015

Traveling on a Floating Global Village Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA Our country is enormous and beautiful. Each corner of it has its own magic. Igor, my grandson, together with my daughter Nicole and […]

Another Florida Doctor Murdered

July 31, 2015

Brings Total to 8 Dead and 5 Missing in Just the Last Month By Jay Syrmopoulos, reprinted with author’s permission. Originally published on thefreethoughtproject.com. Last week I reported on a number of doctors, many from […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: “Oomph?”

July 31, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA What in the world is “oomph?”! Simply, it is that faculty in humans partially wired in our nature — which later is promoted, and augmented by early experiences — that […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Amazing True Story of Beate Serota

July 17, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA In a previous article, I wrote about humanity’s looming troubles. But, as I have said, I am optimistic. I share with you an inspiring story of a young girl’s special accomplishment —one of many she had — giving […]

Crossing The Line: Poisons Added to Bird Seed

April 24, 2015

Disclaimer: Crossing The Line? poses questions for readers to consider. Authors are not licensed medical or legal professionals. Consider the issues, and draw your own conclusions. For this issue, the subject is corporations crossing the […]

Crossing the Line: “Wood” in Bread

January 2, 2015

Disclaimer: Crossing the Line? poses questions for readers to consider. Authors are not licensed professionals. Consider the issues, and draw your own conclusions. This first article focuses on what food manufacturers might add to their […]

Going to the Mattresses?

April 11, 2014

By Kay Whatley, Editor How much do you care about your community? Enough to care about your neighbors and the cleanliness of the community? Going to the mattresses, a phrase popularized by the Godfather movies, […]

“First World” Problems

August 2, 2013

By Kay Whatley and Nicole Banks References to the “third world” bring to mind images of families living in crude dwellings, undernourished people, and poor-quality water supplies. This term has been used for decades and dates back to […]

The Good News/Bad News…Vultures Abound

March 1, 2013

An abundance of road kill, and warm weather, means an abundance of vultures hanging around this winter. Turkey vultures (red headed) clean up road kill alongside the slightly more aggressive black vultures (black headed). Serving […]

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