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Oh My, There is Cyanide in B12 Supplements. Really.

17 Aug 2022

There are many things in life to worry about but cyanide in vitamin B12 supplements is not one of them. Why do I bring this up? Because of a video that has been circulating about “the toxic...

No Silver Lining in Colloidal Silver

13 Oct 2021

As early as the ancient dynasties of Egypt, silver coins were placed in the drinking vessels of the nobility to protect them from harm.  Of course, this was not the result of any scientific...

Does Vitamin D Protect Against COVID? Seems Not

25 Jun 2021

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

The Upside-Down Doctor

4 Jun 2021

Dr. Joe Mercola, an osteopathic physician who has made an impressive fortune selling supplements through his online store, has a new book out about the COVID-19 pandemic, a book which he co...

Health Supplements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

7 May 2021

It is always a challenge to find a catchy headline for an article. For this one, a connection to the classic 1966 “spaghetti western” that propelled Clint Eastwood to fame seems fitting. The film...

Ginkgo Has Not Been Shown to Treat COVID-19

5 May 2021

There is a word more and more popular in science communication circles: pre-bunking. There is so much bunk out there—misinformation, lies and unwarranted hype—that it always feels like we are...

The Truth about Vitamin D and COVID-19

16 Mar 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Reservations About Resveratrol

14 Jan 2021

In 1940 Japanese researcher Michio Takaoka submitted his thesis for a graduate degree in which he described studies of plants with a folkloric history of having medicinal properties. Such studies...

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