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No, Chocolate Isn’t Good for You. Sorry

16 Feb 2024

This article was first published in the Montreal Gazette....

Naprapathy Stretches Credulity

2 Feb 2024

Buried in a court document mentioning Joe Mercola was the first reference to naprapathy I had ever seen. Joe Mercola has made a fortune selling dietary supplements and publishing health...

Athletes, Vaccines and Cardiac Deaths

24 Nov 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette....

A Trampoline to Detox Is a Bad Idea

9 Sep 2023

What if I told you that every morning you needed to bounce up and down on a trampoline simply to activate your brain? That, somehow, your brain had evolved to be sluggish and unresponsive until you...

Sour Grapes

10 Aug 2023

Fruits and vegetables are deemed to be “healthy". A vast number of studies have indeed demonstrated lower rates of diabetes, heart disease and cancer in populations consuming more fruits and...

Who Is Likely to Believe in Conspiracy Theories?

28 Jul 2023

Pre-pandemic, the question I would most often get was, “How do I know whom to trust when it comes to health and science information?”...

A Tale of Two Twins Meets a Tale of Two Cities

20 Jul 2023

Let’s start with the twins. Aimee and Nancy are identical twins who agreed to take part in an experiment organized by Panorama, an excellent British television documentary that often deals with...

Why did Denmark ban Ashwagandha?

2 Jun 2023

Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of buzz about ashwagandha. This herb, estimated to have an annual market value of $42 million USD is available in health food stores and on Amazon,...


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