A new paper published in the American Journal of Infection Control examined reusable endoscopes cleared for patient use at three separate hospitals in California and found that sanitation procedures are lacking. At the best performing hospital, 62 percent of scopes… [read]
People who describe themselves as a “Night Owls” may not live as long as those who consider themselves a “morning person, according to a new study that followed more than 430,000 adults in the UK. Participants were between the ages… [read]
A 33-foot sperm whale carcass surfaced near a lighthouse in Cabo de Palos on Spain’s southeastern coast in February. Washington Post reported that a necropsy revealed the whale had “trash bags, polypropylene sacks, ropes, net segments and a drum, among… [read]
A study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that 77% of grocery store purchases were made up of processed foods, with about 61 percent of purchases being “ultra-processed” foods. This indicates that the average American ingests more than… [read]
Much of the discussion surrounding microplastics in the environment have focused on our oceans, but a new report from Germany confirms that these tiny bits of plastic are also entering the food chain through organic fertilizers. Reducing and reusing waste… [read]
Most people living in modern societies suffer from an excess of Candida. Like bacteria, we all have fungi cohabiting within us. Anyone who is chronically ill is dealing with an abundance of Candida. While more and more people are beginning… [read]
Aluminum is an adjuvant used in vaccines licensed by the US Food and Drug Administration. James Lyons-Weiler, Ph.D., wanted to know how did the FDA determined what the safe levels are for aluminum in vaccines.
For most of my adult… [read]