Mold In Your Cellar?

There are wet clothes on the line downstairs. Last night’s rain storm left a few puddles on the floor near the cellar windows. It feels a few degrees warmer in the cellar than in the kitchen because…

Antibiotic Alternatives

Livestock and poultry live in such proximity to each other that they share more than food. They stand in it, they wallow in it, and they breathe it. How does the farmer in the dell protect his…

Herbicides And Birth Defects

After years of acceptance as a safe and effective weed killer, a popular herbicide is facing the guillotine as teratogenic—it causes malformations in an embryo or fetus. Initial investigations (in…

Hot Dog!

Are we knowingly jeopardizing our collective lives? Common more to developed countries, colon cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed form of the disease. The risk in the United States is about…

Germs At The Gym

Although the exposure of athletes to various routes of physical insult has been recognized since humans ran from predators, only in modern times has attention been paid to the specifics. That covers…

Do You Wash Your Produce? Why?

In his June 11, 2011 column for Newsmax Health (www.newsmaxhealth.com), Dr. Russell Blaylock, noted neurosurgeon and lecturer, admonished his readers to pay careful attention to the washing of their…

Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor air pollution is one of the most overlooked threats to human health. Households in developing countries might be the hardest hit. Because children spend almost eighty percent of their time…