Posted February 11, 2019
In this week's round-up article, we explore new findings that Alzheimer's disease could be contagious and more...
Posted February 4, 2019
An executive for an opiate company allegedly used a lap dance to promote her company's dangerous drugs...
Posted January 31, 2019
See why even healthy food could be making you sick
Posted January 28, 2019
If you or someone you love takes medication for blood pressure, you may want to get your doctor on the phone ASAP. Because urgent reports are coming in that a popular blood pressure medication contains too much of a carcinogen called N-Nitrosodiethylamine.
Posted January 21, 2019
According to the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine: "For the past five decades, the sugar industry has been attempting to influence the scientific debate over the relative risks of sugar and fat."
Posted January 14, 2019
Today we have another dramatic example of a health "fact" from our childhood being called into question: the use of sunscreen. Because it turns out that direct exposure to the sun is a crucial part of our wellbeing, and supplementing with vitamin D may not be nearly enough to overcome a modern life spent mostly indoors.
Posted January 7, 2019
In this week's Monday roundup, Alex Reid talks football players' health, sugar habits in children, and a growing trend of "microdosing."
Posted January 3, 2019
If you’re one of the millions of people desperately trying to get a good night’s sleep, you may have tried over-the-counter sleep aids such as melatonin, one of the most popular supplements for insomnia and occasional sleeplessness.
Posted December 31, 2018
Traditionally, this is the time of year that people make resolutions. Time to change your diet, change your workouts and make big commitments to the new year's new you. And that is great. We're all for self-improvement, and we're all for a culture that encourages it.
Posted December 20, 2018
Poor sleep is a major risk factor for cardiovascular complications, such as stroke, high blood pressure, and heart failure, not to mention increase the chance of developing psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, and suicidality. In part 2 of this guide, we share 14 ways to improve your sleep.
Posted December 18, 2018
Poor sleep is a major risk factor for cardiovascular complications, such as stroke, high blood pressure, and heart failure, not to mention increase the chance of developing psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, and suicidality...
Posted December 17, 2018
Legal documents show that Johnson & Johnson knew its popular baby powder was tainted with asbestos as far back as the early '70s but continued to sell it and publicly state otherwise.
Posted December 13, 2018
Does using moringa for diabetes management work? In this post, we'll review the science behind this green superfood and see if it really can be used to naturally control your blood sugar. You might actually be surprised by the results...
Posted December 12, 2018
Are you familiar with valerian root? This popular perennial herb, also known as “nature’s Valium” has been used in traditional medicine for centuries due to its health benefits. You may have heard that valerian has sleep-inducing qualities. Well, here are just some of its benefits.
Posted December 10, 2018
In today's Monday roundup, Alex Reid discusses a UC Berkeley study on dangerous substances in women's care products, plus the risk of using a neti pot and a protein that "could propel a cure for Alzheimer's."