Monthly Archives: April 2012

Does Alcohol Protect Against Food Poisoning?

According to the New York Times, it can. In an article from 2005 a study was cited that said that a little alcohol may help ward off heart disease and slow dementia. BUT, it may also prevent food poisoning. In … Continue reading

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BPA and the FDA

BPA- Bisphenol A. A chemical used in producing plastic and resins. A synthetic estrogen . Used in thousands of products made of hard, clear ploycarbonate plastics and tough epoxy resins. Found in water and beverage bottles, epoxy paint, eyeglasses, etc… … Continue reading

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MEDICAL MYTH MONDAYS- ARTHRITIS AND GIN SOAKED RAISINS

Folk remedies about many ailments abound but one of the most enduring ones is that raisins soaked in gin can help alleviate arthritis pain. Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease that affects approximately 27 million Americans. It comes from the loss … Continue reading

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