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Boost Your Knowledge about Boosting Your Immune System

6 Jan 2021

“Reinforce and Boost Your Immune System” promised the ad splashed across two pages of a local newspaper. There were products galore! Mushroom extracts, probiotics, collagen supplements, exotic oils...

What Is the Optimal Length for a Quarantine?

24 Dec 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

The Right Chemistry: Apples

18 Dec 2020

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz talks about apples

The Vaccine is Here But So Is The Fear

15 Dec 2020

No, we will not become genetic mutants when we finally get to roll up our sleeves and agree to be jabbed with a vaccine containing modified messenger RNA (mod-mRNA). That scare is making the rounds...

Questions Abound on the Safety of Humidifiers

15 Dec 2020

According to manufacturers, 8 million or so humidifiers are sold in the United States every year. In Canada, it has been reported that nearly half of all households use a humidifier, perhaps owing...

A Holiday Treat - Marshmallows and Hot Chocolate

11 Dec 2020

Believe it or not, the tasty marshmallows we know are inspired by a plant, a perennial that grows up to about four feet high. Its root has a soft and spongy texture and looks like lung tissue,...

The Risks of Mixing Driving and Cannabis

10 Dec 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

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