When most of us think of the plague, we think of the Black Death and the millions who died in Europe in the Middle Ages. Few realize that the plague is endemic in the southwestern United States and has been… [read]
The information starts with a history of Monsanto company, which was started in 1901 by John Francis Queeny and gave the company his wife’s maiden name. The company was started to manufacture saccharin then moved to vanilla and caffeine. By… [read]
The cure for a fever used to be more cowbell. But what’s the cure for an unending, unrelenting season of hotter than average summer weather, especially if you’re pregnant? Whether this is your first little one or you’ve been down… [read]
Fibromyalgia was once an obscure condition, the very word itself capable of prompting looks of confusion or dismissal. At one time called fibrositis, the condition is now almost a household term with many people diagnosed daily. This condition of widespread… [read]
There are many fallacies that guide our beliefs in human nutrition today and often prevail until long-term studies indicate otherwise. Here are just a few:If vegetables are healthy, anything that comes from a vegetable is nutritive.
Fats are linked… [read]
As the dog days of summer visit your area, it’s difficult to ignore the sizzling temperature in your indoor space. No one likes to be hot and sweaty, so it’s natural for homeowners to turn up their AC and let… [read]
For most of us in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is still in full force and kids are enjoying their summer break. Out of sight and out of mind, our immune systems never get a vacation. Minute to minute, our deepest… [read]