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May 8, 2013
The Lie That Heals: Should Doctors Give Placebos?
About half of doctors admit to intentionally deceiving patients by prescribing placebos, but might the ends justify the means?
October 15, 2012
Bug Appétit: Barriers to Entomophagy
Consumer acceptance is the main barrier to the consumption of edible insects.
June 4, 2012
Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
Employees in natural food stores have been caught giving advice that is not only scientifically baseless, but also risky and downright dangerous.
May 31, 2012
Health Food Store Supplement Advice
Studies in the U.S. and Canada focus on what advice and supplements natural food store employees would offer a woman suffering from breast cancer.
May 23, 2012
Amnesic Seafood Poisoning
There's a rare toxin called domoic acid that can turn up in tuna and other seafood and cause anterograde amnesia, the loss of short-term memory popularized in the movie Memento.
January 17, 2012
Amla Versus Diabetes
For a dollar a month, Indian gooseberry (amla) powder may work as well as a leading diabetes drug without the side effects.
May 17, 2011
Cannabis Receptors & Food
Researchers discover a food that stimulates human cannabinoid receptors.
March 1, 2011
Update on Herbalife®
The liver toxicity associated with Herbalife® supplements may be due to vitamin A toxicity
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