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Can You Prevent Your Next Hangover By Using Cheers (Thrive+)?

28 Jun 2018

Update: The product is now called Cheers. The company behind it is offering podcast sponsorship deals, so you may hear about it quite a bit.

Can Bitter Melon Treat Type 2 Diabetes?

21 Jun 2018

What on Earth is bitter melon? Good question. I certainly didn’t know before researching this article. Let’s start with some basics.

The Enigmatic Dr. Kellogg

13 Jun 2018

It must have been quite a scene.  The little man, no more than five foot four, dressed completely in white, center stage, playing pitch and catch with a chimp.  But there was no ball in sight.  Dr....

Can "Dog Rocks" stop dogs from staining my lawn?

7 Jun 2018

“Dog Rocks” are supposed to solve the problem of grass dying from dog pee. Urine contains a variety of nitrogen compounds, mostly metabolites of protein in food. These are effective fertilizers,...

Profiting from Nature

5 Jun 2018

When you walk through the gates of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London, you enter a living pharmacy.  But instead of finding shelves with bottles, you’ll find beds of plants with intriguing signs...

Oil of Oregano: "Alternative", Yet Not Homeopathy

17 May 2018

Before a television appearance this week to promote my new book, “A Feast of Science,” the producer asked if we could address “homeopathic drugs, like oil of oregano” that I discuss in the book....

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