Current Health Issues

Dr. Brian Goldman on Naturopathy

Dr. Brian Goldman on Naturopathy

The Afternoon Edition’s house doctor, Brian Goldman is talking about a controversial new study. It drawsa connection between alternative medicine and heart health.

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Infant circumcision recommendations

Infant circumcision recommendations

Circumcision has been a long-time practice among Muslims and Jews, a practice based on revelation and faith that the Creator’s decrees are out wisdom and benefit for humankind. Nowadays we find evangelic atheists targeting circumcision as a horrible practice. Stay informed. The American Academy of Pediatricians has

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10 Ingredients to Avoid in your Body Care Products

10 Ingredients to Avoid in your Body Care Products

1. Prefixes Ethyl, Methyl, Butyl or Propyl Common Name: Parabens Why You Should Avoid It: Endocrine disrupters that mimic estrogen; linked to weight gain and breast cancer Found In: Lotions and shampoos 2. Fragrance, DEHP, DHP, DBP 5, Dibutyl Phthalate Common Name: Phthalates Why You Should Avoid

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Modern wheat a “perfect, chronic poison,” doctor says

Modern wheat a "perfect, chronic poison," doctor says

(CBS News) Modern wheat is a “perfect, chronic poison,” according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has published a book all about the world’s most popular grain. Davis said that the wheat we eat these days isn’t the wheat your grandma had: “It’s an 18-inch tall

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Research shows that honey helps children’s coughs.

Research shows that honey helps children's coughs.

Well we already knew this, but for the record, honey can sooth a cough! Results were recently published in the journal Pediatrics that honey is more effective than a placebo in controlling nighttime cough in children with upper respiratory infections (URI). The study was a randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind

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Effect of Food Additives on Children’s Behaviour

Effect of Food Additives on Children's Behaviour

“Some parents were asking how harmful additives really are. They will benefit from the following story. Of course, discipline has a lot to do with behaviour, but some children are particularly sensitive to chemicals. Children with ADHD, for example, benefit tremendously from the elimination of food additives.”

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40% of food wasted in the US

40% of food wasted in the US

Forty percent of food in the United States is never eaten, amounting to $165 billion a year in waste, taking a toll on the country’s water resources and significantly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council released this week. The group says

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