Posted May 13, 2019
Bias and manipulation in research? Big corporations quietly fund many studies, according to findings from a team of researchers.
Posted May 6, 2019
A study finds arsenic, hexavalent chromium, and disinfection byproducts in the water in California. Clear Health Now editor Alex Reid discusses the implications of tainted water in this week's Monday roundup...
Posted April 29, 2019
The normal course of antibiotics may not work for this strain of Lyme disease. Here's what the CDC recommends...
Posted April 18, 2019
This unusual milk is a source of lymphocytes, which play a big role in the immune system’s ability to reject harmful cells.
Posted April 16, 2019
New NIH research suggests link between blood pressure and neurodegeneration...but only in one gender. Discover if you're at risk and what you can do about it...
Posted April 8, 2019
A high-ranking DEA official once tasked with overseeing the opiate crisis is now working for a billion-dollar manufacturer of opiates...
Posted February 19, 2019
Big Pharma at it again
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 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 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."