From the monthly archives:

March 2014

You’re probably not surprised to hear the broken or inadequate sleep is tied to an early onset of Alzheimer’s—but maybe you’ll be surprised to hear how strong the correlation is: mice altered to not sleep had a significant build-up of the plaque that has become a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, as well as easily observed memory […]

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This week I stumbled on some other brands’ literature about their “colloidal” silver products, and… it was a hot mess. I want to address some of the claims out there, but I’m leery to either link or quote directly, because what I read was so convoluted I don’t even know how to fix it for […]

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Although new, stricter hospital protocols have been implemented in many places to decrease the precedence of hospital acquired infections (HAIs), there’s only been a slight decrease. 1 in 25 (4% of) patients get an infection thanks to a hospital stay—and more than 10% of those who have one die. The sickest patients are the ones […]

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There’s at least one listeria recall per month somewhere in the US, and in the summer they become far more common. Minnesota is even having a large one right now (Including: Parkers Farm, Parkers, Happy Farms, Central Markets, Hy-Top, Amish Classic, Say Cheez, Win Schuler and Bucky Badger.). Listeria is a mild case of food […]

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If you haven’t had someone recommend their diet to you, you probably haven’t left the house in the last year. Paleo, gluten free, sugar free, fasting… there are a ton of theories about what’s optimal (for your health for your weight, etc.). But how do you navigate? Food is important, and a diet change is […]

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