Brussels Sprout Chips Are a Super Easy, Healthy Snack

You’ve most certainly had—or at least heard of—kale chips, but kale isn’t the only leafy green that can be transformed into a crispy snack. Brussels sprout chips are just as easy as the kale version and (I think) a little bit tastier. Click the link below for the full recipe (and description of health benefits), but all you really need to do is remove the … Continue reading Brussels Sprout Chips Are a Super Easy, Healthy Snack

Blue Shift: How the Panic Over BPA Accomplished Nothing

In two articles about the link between herbicides and cancer, toxicologist David Eastmondand chemist Derek Lowe use a great analogy about sharks to explain the difference between hazard and risk. “Sharks are a hazard. They are fierce predators with sharp teeth, and they most definitely have attacked humans in the past. But for most people, sharks are not much of a risk. ‘Risk’ … refers to your chances of being … Continue reading Blue Shift: How the Panic Over BPA Accomplished Nothing

Why Your Home Stinks and How to Fix It

From fried fish to a filthy litterbox, most smells in your home are fairly easy to pinpoint. There are, however, more insidious aromas that linger and seem impossible to eliminate, no matter how many bottles of Febreeze you unleash. To keep these odors from taking over your home, first, you have to identify them. Maybe you’ve noticed a “musty” or “wet cardboard” smell in your … Continue reading Why Your Home Stinks and How to Fix It

Drug makers hike drug prices at every opportunity

Out-of-control examples of “pricing power” at work David Steinberg, an analyst with the banking investment firm, Jefferies, says that the price gouging “signals there’s still pricing power. Unlike other countries, there’s no mechanism whereby regulatory authorities can control price.”(2) So, latching on to the out-of-whack price regulations (or lack thereof), that apparently make it all justifiable, Big Pharma continues to raise the price of various … Continue reading Drug makers hike drug prices at every opportunity