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July 19, 2013
Kiwifruit for Insomnia
Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills.
July 26, 2012
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
June 28, 2012
Boosting Immunity Through Diet
Inadequate fruit and vegetable intake may help explain the loss of immune function associated with aging that is linked to an increased risk of dying from pneumonia and influenza.
February 20, 2012
Pretty in Pee-nk
Beeturia, the passage of pink urine after beetroot consumption, is a reminder that phytonutrients circulate throughout our bloodstream, explaining the connection between "garlic breath" and the use...
November 21, 2011
U.S. Meat Supply Flying at Half Staph
An investigation finds 47% of U.S. retail meat tested is contaminated with staph (Staphylococcus) bacteria. Turkey appears most likely to harbor contagion.
December 23, 2010
Is Petroleum Jelly Good For You?
What can happen to those who rub petroleum jelly in their nostrils before going to bed.
October 28, 2010
Why do people living in Asia have lower heart disease and lung cancer rates than would be expected given their level of smoking?
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