Worst effects of cigarette smoking? Cancer? Emphysema? Horrible, but there’s one horror no smokers gets away from. Some never really learn about it or its consequences. For twenty or so years counted […]
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News January 8, 2021 The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health care legislation will be […]
Linda Marsa December 17, 2020 This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. When her husband was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease in 2015, Elizabeth Pan […]
As the ills of factory farming become more pronounced, people are increasingly gravitating towards vegetarian or pescatarian diets. Besides producing a large percentage of our total greenhouse gas emissions, raising livestock uses […]
Who does the placebo effect worry most? Doctors or the pharmaceutical industry? Hard to say. But whoever it is, scrambling to explain it away is common. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large […]
Can phages save us? Really? From what? First, what are phages anyway and how do their near magical powers work? Ready for the good viruses?
A personal cure for cancer, a natural, non-invasive one, silently protects you? Maybe it saved your life, a miracle you knew nothing about. The idea’s not as strange as you think.
Assorted Ideas, Large & Small Michael Pollan on psychedelic mushrooms, “Only a few days ago, millions of Americans probably had never heard of psilocybin, the active agent in psychedelic mushrooms, but thanks […]
Like other traditional remedies in continuous use for centuries, bee propolis hasn’t been studied enough because there’s little money to be made from patenting a cure that’s aided wellness since at least Hippocrates. That makes it mysterious, but the potential benefits of propolis are enormous.