What causes a soapy taste in the mouth?

Many sensations and tastes can occur suddenly or linger in the mouth. One of these is a soapy taste. This may have many causes, including consuming contaminated food or drink, some medications, genetics, and even anxiety. Seeing a doctor may be necessary if the taste continues. Learn more here. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:56:12. Republished by…

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MUSIC REVIEW: Standout classical CDs of 2018

 Selling recordings has never been a strength of classical music. In fact, now it’s not strength of any kind of music. But classical music ensembles have found a way — with limited pressings, direct sales from web sites, recording live performances, touring and selling disks like the entrepreneurs they are — to make the economics…

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Music: Marshall Crenshaw joins the Smithereens for Scituate show

The Smithereens had a handful of hits in the late 1980s, as their gritty power pop found an audience that appreciated their classic garage rock sound with its punky intensity. Their star had faded with the arrival of grunge, in the 1990s, but they were enjoying a nice resurgence with the original lineup in the…

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For many in state, meal time starts with their cellphone

A lot goes into ordering the perfect burrito. Especially if you have allergies, only like certain kinds of cheese or hate beans.Which is why Sarah Daly often skipped over-the-counter Mexican-style restaurants or was disappointed when her orders didn’t come out exactly right.That was, until she started using mobile apps for her lunch.“There’s a Chipotle right…

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: ‘Perfect Son’ is perfect summer thriller

British author Lauren North’s debut novel, a thriller titled “The Perfect Son,” is 368 pages of nervous anxiety packed between two covers. Right off the bat a young mother, Tess, wakes up in a hospital bed, greeted by searing pain. Despite the heavy duty painkillers, she knows that the reason for her pain is a…

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Concert review: Santana sizzles in Mansfield

Among the many reasons to celebrate this summer’s 50th anniversary of Woodstock, one of the most invigorating is the tour that proves Carlos Santana is still making exciting and even groundbreaking music in 2019.Actually Santana and his band have something else to celebrate as the current Supernatural Now tour marks the 20th anniversary of his…

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: ‘How to Be a Good Creature’

Sy Montgomery is one of us, one of those people who respects animals and who intuits the depth of their intelligence, psychology and emotional range. Despite how distraught she became when her animals died, she found perspective. In her struggles, she brings herself and her readers through the dark times. She can’t help herself. She…

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MAP: Where to find a yummy fish meal during Lent

With about six weeks of Lent, many Catholics (and other Christians) who follow the tradition of abstaining from eating meat on Fridays may be on the hunt for a good fish meal nearby. We asked around for some good go-to fish places throughout Wicked Local / Eastern Massachusetts. Here, you’ll find a map to show…

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Waltham musician Linda Marks organizes Women in Music Gathering

When the Women in Music Gathering Showcase gets going at the Burren in Somerville on Nov. 18, there will be 11 women onstage, each of them ready to perform a couple of songs, many of them ready to back up others on instruments or in voice. The event marks the first time this alliance of…

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Top 10 evidence based supplements for anxiety

Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here. Originally posted 2019-07-23 12:04:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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How to stop getting sick

Some people find that they keep getting sick. Potential causes of frequent sickness include stress and lack of sleep. Lifestyle changes can help reduce the likelihood of a person becoming ill. Learn more about why some people keep getting sick and what to do about it here. Originally posted 2019-03-31 00:05:26. Republished by Blog Post…

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Young guitarist Baxter Hall premieres his trio at Franklin’s Black Box

He’s only 19, but guitarist Baxter Hall has already lived an incredibly busy musical life. His accomplishments will be on full display when the Baxter Hall Trio makes their official debut at The Black Box in Franklin on May 24.A native of Jamaica Plain, who moved with his family to Millis when he was 5,…

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FOOD ADDICTION A REAL AFFLICTION

A lot of men and women have been turning up in my office lately because they haven’t been able to lose weight through diets or exercise. Some are only 10 pounds overweight, whereas others are overweight by 30 pounds or more. The diets have plenty of recipes and the gyms have plenty of equipment —……

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Music: Boston’s Alice Howe finally finds her groove

As a toddler Alice Howe used to delight her parents by frequently bursting into song – usually a song she’d made up on the spot.Flash forward more than a couple decades, and that’s still what gives Howe the most pleasure and sense of accomplishment. Which might seem unusual given what those intervening years have included, before…

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Is my ADHD medication working?

Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often managed with medication. It is important to know whether this medication is effective and to adjust the type or dosage if needed. Here, learn how to tell whether ADHD medication is working, when to change it, and lifestyle factors that can help. Originally posted 2018-08-03 23:04:03….

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LISTEN: The Beer For Everyone Project visits Exhibit A Brewing

He thinks there’s a beer out there for everyone. She thinks he’s nuts. We’ll find out who’s right in The Beer for Everyone Project. This week, Nicole and Norm take a field trip. Originally posted 2018-10-27 00:03:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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