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Is a poor sense of smell an indicator of early Alzheimer’s?

25 Jun 2017

If you had to, would you rather become blind or loose your sense of smell? A classic question in the child’s game “would you rather?” The popular answer seems obvious: smell. Often the most...

Paper Towels or Hand Air Dryers?

22 May 2017

Many people believe that hand air dryers are more hygienic than paper towels because fewer people touch air dryers compared with paper towel dispensers.  But studies show that in terms of hygiene,...

Cholesterol’s Link to Breast Cancer

13 May 2017

Past studies have suggested that a connection may exist between diet and breast cancer. A paper published in the prestigious journal, Science, proposes a possible explanation. It seems that a...

Should I Be Worried About My Earphones?

9 May 2017

Such warnings have become ubiquitous as a result of California’s Proposition 65, a well-intentioned law that has gone haywire and has caused undue anxiety among consumers. The intent was to protect...

Murky Mercola

20 Mar 2017

If you haven’t heard of Joe Mercola, you have not been surfing the waves of health advice on the web. He is an osteopathic physician whose practice now is limited to offering mostly iffy medical...

Is it True That People Who Drink Tea Live Longer Longer ?

20 Mar 2017

Drink tea to live longer? Newspaper headlines may have said that, but, that is not exactly what the study they were referring to said. Nevertheless it is an interesting study, published in the...

Clairvoyant’s diagnosis of me: ‘treatable’

20 Mar 2017

It seems I am infested with little insects that are dining on my bones and muscles.

Small beads can make for a large problem

20 Mar 2017

Science can make for a strange bedfellow. I had just finished recording a video showing off one of my favourite sweaters and expounding on the ingenuity and the environmental benefit of it being...

Cinnamon and Health

20 Mar 2017

Just mention cinnamon, and I can smell and almost taste my mother’s apple strudel. She made it from scratch, gently pulling the pastry on a table until the dough was paper thin. The filling was...

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