Health Conscious People Deserve a Tax Break
I think we have a very good health care system and it has been very good to me and most people I know. The problem is that it is really not a health… Continue reading
How Accurate are Expiration Dates?
You have just opened the fridge and found that large bottle of pickles that was near the back shelf. Suddenly, exposed and sitting there is a full bottle of fish oil that you bought a… Continue reading
Placebo Treatment for Pain
Painkiller addiction is becoming increasingly personal: Sixteen per cent of Canadians know someone who has died from a prescription painkiller overdose, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey; 9 per cent have seen a family… Continue reading
Antibiotics: What happens when they are no longer effective?
In a recent interview, the chief medical officer of Britain called antibiotic resistance a “Ticking time bomb” and a threat as dangerous as global warming. In Europe alone, 25,000 people die… Continue reading
Why not replace our Percodan with Pot?
Prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone, which is the main ingredient in Percodan, Percocet and OxyContin have come under intense scrutiny in the past few years because they have been associated with a… Continue reading