Blueberries have often been touted as a superfood. For this week, we explore the research to see if it's a title that's well-deserved.
As covid-19 appears to be worsening, face mask recommendations are increasing. Using face masks properly appears to have a huge impact. Data suggests it could even stop the pandemic.
Insomnia is a common problem. Unfortunately, sleep medications to treat insomnia appear to have substantial risks. For this week, we look into potential natural options for helping with sleep.
In the United States, around 25% of homes present risks for lead exposure. Children are especially at risk, and preventing exposure can help to protect you and your family's health.
How do you disinfect a surface properly? With readily available supplies and knowing the proper wetting times, you can easily disinfect surfaces properly at home.
BPA and BPA-free plastic bottles and containers are commonly sold for food and beverages. Do these plastics have health risks?
Over the last ten years, research has been starting to notice a link between asthma rates and fructose consumption.
Chocolate has often been thought of a sinful treat. However, some of the latest research is starting to support some interesting health benefits.
While sexual dysfunction in men may be a difficult topic of conversation, sexual dysfunction in women is even more neglected. This week, we look at the latest researched approaches for female sexual dysfunction.
While it can be a difficult topic for some men to talk about, erectile dysfunction is a common problem. For this week, we explore the research on natural options.
Air fresheners are becoming increasingly popular and commonplace. Since it's virtually impossible to avoid exposure to these products, it's worth asking if there are any valid health concerns associated with exposure.
Does exposure to cold or damp weather increase your risk of getting sick? It's a surprisingly controversial topic.
Years ago, I read an article that recommended placing my drinking water over a magnet. I decided to see if there's any research support for health benefits from magnetized water.
Vitamin D was originally thought to only be involved with bone health. More recently, research suggests it also plays a part in immune function. This week, we explore the effects of vitamin D on preventing colds and flu.
A number of herbs have been touted as having benefits for immune function. I reviewed research on three of them, seeing if they hold therapeutic potential.
Fatigue and depression are both frequent complaints. Iron deficiency and thyroid function are both common causes, yet often not fully evaluated.
Weight loss supplements are commonly sold over the counter and many people try these products to help with weight loss. It's worth asking two questions: Do they work? And are they safe?