News and Views
I can see it now. A special episode of "Hoarders" where they storm a house and uncover a massive supply of Tamiflu, the antiviral drug that supposedly shortens the duration of the flu.
If you're trying to quit smoking, you've got the right idea.
But if you think smokeless "e-cigarettes" are a safer alternative or a tool to help you quit, your right idea is on the wrong track.
You know when it comes to your waistline--and your general health--that you should stay far, far away from sugar.
But when it comes to fighting one of the nation's deadliest cancers, it turns out that sugar might not be the enemy. Instead, it could be a powerful ally.
Question: My sister says candles are hazardous to your health. Is this true?
It's a matter of fact that docs who take cash from drug companies prescribe meds differently. OF COURSE they favor meds from the firms that pay them. OF COURSE they're more willing to use those drugs off-label. OF COURSE they're more likely to prescribe them willy-nilly.
"The next step was to figure out how people are getting exposed to BPA."
That laughable line comes from a recent press release from the Harvard School of Public Health. And, frankly, if I chewed gum I would have choked on it when I read it.
If your liver could talk...well, that would be annoying. But if your liver could speak just once and give you one piece of guidance, it might be this: "You are what you drink."
They're called "trace" elements for a reason: Tiny amounts of the right stuff can boost your health and save your life... while even a drop of the wrong stuff can end it.
Guess what's pretty much pointless, and could even be dangerous?
Anyone surprised by the news that Paula Deen has diabetes hasn't been paying attention.