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Sept. 24, 2020): "COVID & More" with Guest Dr. Paul Offit

12 Nov 2020

Video of (Sept. 24, 2020) "COVID & More" with Guest Dr. Paul Offit

Tilapia and the “Poop Connection”

13 Jul 2017

Fishermen tend to embellish the size of their catch, hence the expression “fish tale” for exaggerated stories like the ones making the rounds about tilapia, a fish that is increasingly showing up...

Electronic Waste

20 Mar 2017

Some people are concerned about radiation from cell phones possibly causing brain tumours. Others worry about exposure to wi-fi causing cancer. And now I’m getting questions about whether cell...

Yummy Broccoli!

20 Mar 2017

Say broccoli to kids and they say "yuck." Say broccoli to researchers at Johns Hopkins University and they say "yumm!" Maybe not for the taste, but for the vegetable's biological effects. Thanks...

Is it true that garlic in China is grown in human feces and watered with urine?

20 Mar 2017

It is possible that sewage is used as fertilizer, as it is in many parts of the world although there is no evidence that garlic in China is fertilized in this fashion. In any case, there is no...

How safe is imported fish from China?

20 Mar 2017

Your question is way to inclusive to accurately answer ---the answer is "it depends"----some fish can  be perfectly safe to eat and other imports can be quite problematic. Here is a recent short...

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