Public Health

Celery Juice Joins Acai, Quinoa, And Curry In Being Goop Endorsed "Miracle Foods" That Do Nothing

I got a butter shaper for Christmas. I asked for one because I make lot of butter in a mason jar and then just throw it in tupperware but my friends sometimes want butter and it feels a little dismissive to just hand them tupperware. Imagine my disappointm ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 6 2019 - 12:07pm

Lawyers Don't Always Win Against Doctors And Hospitals- Like In Facial Trauma Lawsuits

Mention to doctors who run their own practice or a hospital administrator that malpractice and American tort culture are probably the biggest reason for high health care costs, they will likely correct you and say that it is instead defensive medicine- run ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2019 - 10:56am

FrankenM&Ms! Forget Chocolate, I Want A Whole GMO Valentine's Day Meal

"GMO Inside" is demanding that America's largest candy sellers, Hershey's and Mars, put GMO warning labels on their Valentine's Day candy or remove these 'risky' ingredients completely. Wait, they make GMO chocolate now? ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 13 2019 - 11:28am

Want To Lose Weight? Try 16:8!

16:8 is a form of daily fasting wherein people eat whatever they choose for 8 hours and fast for the next 16 hours. A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging evaluated this strategy for obese individuals and found that the diet work ...

Blog Post - Scott Beers - Feb 14 2019 - 4:48pm

Statisticians Link Glyphosate To Greater Chance Of NHL Cancer In Meta-Analysis

Exposure to glyphosate — at 45 years of age the world’s most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup — increases the risk of some cancers by more than 40 percent, according to a meta-analysis published in ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2019 - 3:00pm

Kratom Rising: Calls To US Poison Control Centers Increase

The natural opioid kratom, the leaves of a tropical tree in Southeast Asia (Mitragyna speciosa) is a great analgesic because it's an opioid.  It has become popular because supplements are exempt from government oversight unless companies are causing p ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 21 2019 - 1:19pm

For the Sake of Your Heart; Drop and Give Me 41!

An interesting study examining the relationship between push-up capacity and incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) was recently published in JAMA Network Open. ...

Blog Post - Scott Beers - Feb 22 2019 - 11:12am

Milk: Good For You Or Not?

Decades of public health messages have encouraged us to drink milk to strengthen our bones and reduce the risk of fractures as we age. But dairy products have recently come under fire – and not just from paleo dieters and animal welfare supporters. Resear ...

Article - The Conversation - Feb 25 2019 - 10:55am

Medical Societies Have Alarming Government Influence And Are Often Biased Toward Themselves

It won't be a surprise if you believe that most surgeons promote surgery- for you. For themselves, they're a little more cautious. It's no different than a real estate person who tells you to list your house at a lower cost than they would l ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 19 2019 - 12:12pm