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October 25, 2012
BPA Plastic and Male Sexual Dysfunction
Canned foods and sliced turkey were found to be contaminated with the plastics chemical BPA, which has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and erectile dysfunction.
September 3, 2012
Diet vs. Exercise for Weight Loss
When asked whether food and beverage consumption or physical activity was more important, the majority of people get the answer wrong.
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..
May 25, 2012
Red Fish, White Fish; Dark Fish, Atrial Fibrillation
The consumption of dark fish, such as salmon, swordfish, bluefish, mackerel, and sardines, may increase one's risk of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart beat rhythm associated with stroke,..
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 5, 2012
Biogenic amines such as spermine, cadaverine, and putrescine are chemical compounds of decay that may have adverse health effects. Which foods are most contaminated: beer, blue cheese, feta cheese,..
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Does caffeine impair endothelial function in our arteries?
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