Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

When most people think about tin, they imagine tin cans, tin foil, and maybe even Rin Tin Tin. Tin is a naturally occurring metal of a familiar silver color. Tin is resistant to corrosion and often used as a coating for other metals such as steel. The most common example is the use of tin … Continue reading Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

The Dangers of Acetaminophen

When it comes to proven, over-the-counter solutions for easing pain and controlling a fever, acetaminophen (also called paracetamol, and best known by the brand name, Tylenol) has long been the preferred recommendation for many. It is actually the most widely used product of its kind, and with good reason. When compared to other non-prescription pain … Continue reading The Dangers of Acetaminophen

BPA-Free Does NOT Mean Safe

If you’ve been practicing a healthy lifestyle, you’re probably familiar with the health dangers of BPA. Many plastic product manufacturers are now coming out with BPA-free alternatives to appease health-conscious consumers, but this may not be enough as the chemicals used to replace BPA, namely BPS and BPF, may be just as bad. Fortunately, safer alternatives exist. … Continue reading BPA-Free Does NOT Mean Safe

Fluoride: Daily Exposure to Poison

Fluoride is one of the most dangerous health threats in our environment, and its widespread use makes it challenging to avoid. On this website, we regularly discuss the health concerns associated with water fluoridation and believe that the prevalence of fluoride in our water supply is not something to take lightly. Fortunately, many in the … Continue reading Fluoride: Daily Exposure to Poison

8 Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

People young and old look forward to the holidays, but once the festivities draw near, the things we eagerly anticipated can become major stressors. In fact, an estimated 80% of Americans expect to feel stressed during the holidays.[1] There are holiday parties, out of state trips, inclement weather, gifts to buy, dinners with family or friends, … Continue reading 8 Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

2 out of 3 Medical Students Do Not Know When to Wash Their Hands

Even though it’s an easy way to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases, like influenza and the common cold, some of us probably wash our hands less often than we should. Toxic alcohol-based sanitizing foams and wipes that can be used quickly and without water have made it easy to keep our hands clean … Continue reading 2 out of 3 Medical Students Do Not Know When to Wash Their Hands

Is Aspirin Safe?

Beyond its typical use as an analgesic for occasional headache, fever and body aches, aspirin is frequently recommended by doctors to help a wide range of health conditions. There is much documentation supporting the little white pill’s ability to prevent heart attack and stroke, as well as number of other serious health concerns such as … Continue reading Is Aspirin Safe?

8 Shocking Health Effects from the Fukushima Disaster

It’s been a couple years since the Fukushima disaster but the ruins are still smoldering and the negative health consequences are more pronounced than ever. The somewhat indifferent response from many governmental health agencies around the world to the Fukushima disaster was perhaps more shocking than the disaster itself. Authorities around the globe assured us … Continue reading 8 Shocking Health Effects from the Fukushima Disaster

Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

Microwaving is a simple, convenient cooking option for people on the go. The microwave oven has been a mainstay in the US for 30+ years, virtually transforming society and how we view food. But despite its wonders, the question that’s been avoided remains: are microwaves the healthiest cooking option? The answer is, of course, no, as … Continue reading Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

How John Berchielli Was Poisoned By the Tetanus Vaccine

[youtube https://youtu.be/QoR1uPXZ1mE] Vaccine safety is a hotly debated topic and continues to be a consistent issue between health officials and the public. There’s plenty of gray area when it comes to vaccination. They’re not 100% effective and, without warning, vaccine injuries occur and are usually downplayed to keep the public in line. Take the case of … Continue reading How John Berchielli Was Poisoned By the Tetanus Vaccine