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Reflexology Research Doesn’t Put Its Best Foot Forward

7 May 2021

Imagine you have appendicitis. You are rushed to the hospital where a surgeon needs to operate on you to remove your appendix which is full of bacteria and ready to burst. Only, instead of a...

The Truth about Vitamin D and COVID-19

16 Mar 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

The Olives of the Body Are Only Skin Deep

11 Mar 2021

Does a mole on the nose testify to an insatiable lust in the bedroom? Strange as it may sound, some people in ancient Greece used to believe that. Moles were referred to in one early book as the...

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...

Fear of Frying

23 Nov 2020

The Wienerschnitzel was so large it hung off the plate. Topped with a sprinkling of chopped parsley and lemon juice, it was an absolute treat. To this day, my mouth waters whenever I recall my...

Lung Cancer Screening Can Save Lives

11 Mar 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Cancer and Weight Loss

9 Jan 2020

The cause of the weight loss is complex. It’s partly due to loss of appetite resulting from the disease itself or the nausea and vomiting that can accompany chemotherapy....

The Genetic Astrology of Naturopath Ben Lynch

27 Nov 2019

Are you Hufflepuff or Gryffindor? Erudite or Dauntless? Or maybe you know your Myers-Briggs Type to be ESTP? Or how about plain old astrology? Are you a Capricorn?...

A Close Look at Cell Phone Towers

13 Nov 2019

The large increase in lung cancer following World War II, was quickly recognized as a public health problem. The surge in smoking following WWI & II, when soldiers were given free cigarettes,...

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