How Misplaced Fear of Formaldehyde Remade Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
Himalayan Bath Salts Will Not Save Your LifeWhy are so many Facebook friends sharing preposterous stories from Natural News?
The Most Dangerous MushroomThe death cap is spreading. It looks, smells, and tastes delicious.
Why Norovirus Is Such a MenaceThe amazing little pathogen does so much more than cause cruise-ship disease.
Cooking Up Cancer?It wouldn’t be crazy to give up grilled, smoked, or fried food.
Alcoholics Anonymous vs. the DoctorsCould new addiction medications replace mutual-help groups?
Life in a Psychiatric HospitalEverything pop culture tells you about inpatient treatment is dangerously wrong.
The Real Victims of Satanic Ritual AbuseThe dangers were imaginary, but the consequences were not.
Cocaine Is EvilThe gruesomeness of the drug trade rivals any atrocities in history.
There’s No Defense for AffluenzaThe claim that a rich kid didn’t understand consequences is a distortion of psychology.
How Malia Obama’s Peanut Allergy Could Save Lives
Ricky Schroder Tries to Be Erin BrockovichOrdinary people cannot detect cancer clusters. We should stop trying.
Chairman Mao Invented Traditional Chinese MedicineWhy did the U.S. Senate unwittingly endorse 1950s Chinese Communist Party propaganda?
Why Are So Many Kids Getting Myopia?Spending too much time indoors may impair children’s vision.
Why Is Miley Cyrus’ Tongue White?Sweetheart, it might be time to see your dentist.
Get Ready for the Next Big Medical FightIs sensory processing disorder a real disease?
Misfearing Breast CancerMore evidence that routine mammograms make healthy people sick.
Why Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Is So ScaryThe ever-present danger of relapsing.
The Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
The Flu Vaccine Is Safer Than We KnewEven for children with egg allergies.
I Would Rather Lick a Toilet Seat Than a CellphoneWhat scare stories get wrong about bacteria.
Second-Trimester TragedyWhat happens when my patients lose an almost-viable pregnancy.
The Exercise CureHow can we motivate people to take a free, safe, magic pill?
Is Your State Legislature Waiting for You to Get Cancer?A genetic predisposition can be either a death sentence or a guide to preventive care.
Why Millennials Can’t Grow UpHelicopter parenting has caused my psychotherapy clients to crash land.
Premature MaturityAre children today really going through puberty earlier?
Disaster Breeds DisasterWhy things can always get worse, even when you’re battling zombies.
Happy World Vasectomy Day!Close to 200 doctors in 25 countries are ready to perform the simple procedure.
Don’t Jump!A simple fix to the Golden Gate Bridge would save hundreds of lives.
Deadly DisbeliefThe myth that HIV does not cause AIDS seems to have claimed another victim.