This daily bedtime ritual could be toxic

Is anything safe in our toxic world? According to the latest research, simply flossing your teeth could substantially raise your body’s levels of something called polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)—widespread chemicals with links to a long list of diseases, including cancer. Sometimes I feel like we just can’t win. But it won’t stop me from sounding the […]

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Hospitals are getting richer than ever—on your dime

I have a good friend whose grandfather was recently hospitalized. He’s 90 years old, was dehydrated after having the flu—a very common occurrence—and ended up going into atrial fibrillation (AFib). AFib is a fancy term for an abnormal heart rhythm—and it can be very dangerous. His heart rate was elevated, so the hospital pumped him […]

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The hidden chemo threat Big Pharma won’t warn you about

If you thought the devastating effects of chemotherapy ended with the patient, get a load of this headline: “Chemo Is ‘Invisible Threat’ to Cancer Clinic Staff.” That’s right. Simply handling and administering chemo drugs can pose a serious threat to cancer clinic staff—particularly nurses and pharmacists. Evidence has linked workplace exposure to chemo drugs to […]

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An aspirin a day WON’T keep the doctor away

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m always excited when a study comes along that makes us challenge our long-held beliefs—and by “our,” I mean the vast majority of modern American medical practitioners. It gives me great joy to be able to call the powers-that-be out on these unfounded (and often dangerous) views. So I’m not […]

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