Cathren Housley

Cathren Housley
Cathren Housley blogs under the name The Granny Doctor. Read some of Granny's pieces at drbrilliantcliche.wordpress.com.

Articles by Cathren Housley

Advice from the Trenches: My Guy Is Bi
February 22, 2017 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: My Guy Is Bi

Dear C; I’ve known Erik for about six months. At first we were just friends, but as things went on ...

Alt-Health: Doc in a Box
February 15, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Doc in a Box

Doctors have been regarded as superheroes and omnipotent beings, as trusted saviors and givers of life. The doctor has also ...

Alt-Health: Assume Nothing
February 8, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Assume Nothing

One of my favorite literary quotes is from Stephen King’s, Cell, a gory tale in which most of the US ...

We Brake for Natural Condoms
February 1, 2017 No Commentby

We Brake for Natural Condoms

Although the exact origin of condoms is debated by archaeologists and historians, Greek mythology alludes to their first use back ...

Kicking a Dead Horse
January 25, 2017 No Commentby

Kicking a Dead Horse

With the changing of the guard in America’s political arena, the future of our health care is in limbo. Trump’s ...

Advice from the Trenches: Dad Is a Dud
January 18, 2017 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Dad Is a Dud

Dear C, My daughter, Lila, is 14 and she had been complaining that she doesn’t want to go on visitations ...

Cook Your Medicine!
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

Cook Your Medicine!

“He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skills of his doctors.” – from an ancient Chinese proverb ...

Healthy Eating, Healthy Wallet
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

Healthy Eating, Healthy Wallet

With prices rising every week, food has become more of a luxury item than a staple. Even government assistance only ...

Advice from the Trenches: Netflix and Nil
January 4, 2017 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Netflix and Nil

Dear C; During the holidays, I had a falling out with a friend. Let me start by saying that I ...

Alt-Health: Changing ... And Not
December 28, 2016 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Changing … And Not

Most of us who are making resolutions this year have already made the same promise at least once, possibly many ...