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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