China’s 2016 economic data, or who says communism isn’t funny?

In case you were busy with the inauguration, the world dodged a bullet Friday. There was a dark cloud of mystery over whether China would achieve its target of at least 6.5% GDP growth

Tobacco control: Why evidence matters

My many health sector friends often ask me why I occasionally write about tobacco. The main reason I write about it is that health policy is often based on intentions rather than outcomes, and

When Is Your Puppy No Longer a Puppy?

By Dr. Becker

New puppy parents often have lots of questions about how their little guy or girl will grow and develop and learn. Dogs are considered to be puppies from

Medieval Medicine Masters Modern Malady

An ancient potion has been found to be a modern-age miracle in killing the superbug methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that is swiftly becoming resistant to every antibiotic known to man. The

Cutting Daily Calories by a Third Could Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Dementia

A groundbreaking study has found that cutting your daily calorie intake by 30 to 40 percent can help prevent age-related diseases, including heart disease and dementia, the Daily Mail reports. A calorie-restricted diet was

Is It Safe to Take Expired Medications?

In a Fox News report, a doctor takes on the question of how old is too old before a medication is no longer potent — or possibly even safe — to use. Interestingly, a

Cumpleaños Koala

En el Parque Symbio Wildlife, ubicado en Sydney, Australia una pareja utiliza medios no convencionales para imitar el cariño que Imogen, el koala huérfano, hubiera recibido de su madre.

A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way

By Dr. Mercola

Zinc is an essential trace mineral, probably most widely known for the integral role it plays in your immune system and the prevention and treatment of the common cold. Aside from

¿Puede la Capsaicina en los Chiles Ayudar a Combatir el Cáncer?

Por el Dr. Mercola

La Sociedad Americana del Cáncer estima que para el 2017 habrá 1.68 millones de casos nuevos de cáncer y más de 600 000 muertes.1 Esto significa tres

How Sun Exposure Improves Your Immune Function

By Dr. Mercola

Mounting research confirms that sun avoidance may be at the heart of a large number of health problems. Not only does your body produce vitamin D in response to sun