Food Expiration Dates Don’t Have Much Science Behind Them – a Food Safety Researcher Explains Another Way to Know What’s Too Old to Eat
Americans throw away a lot of food that is perfectly safe to eat
Rogue online pharmacies frequently use social media platforms to reach potential customers
A Quest for Significance Gone Horribly Wrong – How Mass Shooters Pervert a Universal Desire to Make a Difference in the World
There have been 213 mass shootings in the United States so far this year
We knew the US healthcare system did a poor job of serving women. The Commonwealth Fund Report reveals the situation is even worse than we thought.
Pollen Season Is Getting Longer and More Intense With Climate Change – Here’s What Allergy Sufferers Can Expect in the Future
Study finds that the U.S. could face up to a 200% increase in total pollen this century
The concept of placebos – which are sometimes called “sugar pills” – has been around since the 1800s
The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines
What’s the Difference Between Sugar, Other Natural Sweeteners and Artificial Sweeteners? A Food Chemist Explains Sweet Science
Sugar is just one of many flavor enhancers used to sweeten foods and beverages. Which one should you choose?
Colorful Sweets May Look Tasty, but Some Researchers Question Whether Synthetic Dyes May Pose Health Risks to Your Colon and Rectum
Sixty percent of the Standard American Diet consists of ultra-processed food, which isn’t great for colon health. Researchers are looking into whether artificial food colors play a role.
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing public health threat. But both patients and providers can do something about it.