Gulf of Mexico Now Largest Dead Zone in the World, and Factory Farming Is to Blame

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published October 17, 2017. As reported by CBS Miami (above), by 2017 nitrogen fertilizers and sewage sludge runoff from factory farms were responsible for creating an enormous dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. As fertilizer runs off farms in agricultural states like Minnesota, Iowa,… Read More »

How Do Constitutional Archetypes Determine the Correct Dose of a Treatment?

While pharmaceutical drugs can sometimes be remarkably helpful, because of how frequently I observe them harm patients, I am inherently hesitant to use them. In each case where they injure someone, I’ve found that typically one or more of the following is at play: • The drug in question should not be on the market… Read More »

Parents Are Growing More Concerned About This Type of Addiction

Internet addiction has surpassed drug use as a top concern for parents of teens, according to an eye-opening study published in JAMA Network Open.1 In a survey of 1,005 parents, twice as many cited concerns about internet addiction compared to substance addiction among their 9- to 15-year-old children. With excessive internet use linked to a… Read More »

Why Snopes Gets an ‘F’

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published February 5, 2019. In the barrage of information you come across daily online, how do you know what’s true and what’s nothing more than hearsay, gossip or all-out lies? Some people use Snopes as their go-to source for online fact-checking, believing it to give… Read More »

Why Is Oil Pulling Suddenly All the Rage?

Oil pulling, a traditional ayurvedic remedy that’s been valued for oral health maintenance since ancient times, is now trending online. The hashtag #oilpulling has more than 350 million views on TikTok,1 and influencers are sharing videos of the technique and saying it makes their teeth whiter, gums healthier and breath fresher. It’s likely becoming more… Read More »

myWorld expands in Asia

myWorld, the operator of one of the largest benefit programmes in the world, will continue to expand its presence on the Asian market. Listing on the stock exchange, opening new markets and introducing innovative shopping technologies are some of the steps planned by myWorld Asia, the Kuala Lumpur-based subsidiary of the myWorld International group. myWorld… Read More »

Impossible Fools at Impossible Burger

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published June 26, 2019. Are genetically engineered food and lab-grown meat the most sustainably regenerative choices available? Impossible Foods, creator of the meatless bleeding Impossible Burger,1,2,3,4 made with GMO soy, would like you to think so. After the release of its 2019 Impact Report,5 senior… Read More »