When nearly 70 people are sickened by an outbreak of salmonella after eating at a fast food chain, you'd like to know the name of the chain, wouldn't you?
Question: I recently switched deodorant brands to cut down my exposure to aluminum, but I know that's just the tip of the iceberg. What other steps should I take to reduce my exposure?
If there's a snake more slippery than a politician running for office, it's a medical researcher on the Big Pharma payroll. The difference? When those researchers lie, patients die.
There's a good chance you're deficient in it and you probably don't even know it. In fact, it's estimated that at least 50 percent of the U.S. and U.K populations are. (One major study estimates that U.S. deficiencies run as high as 75 percent!)
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.