July 31, 2015

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  • Prostate Cancer Test Pros & Cons

    Prostate Cancer Test Pros & Cons

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Even though the PSA blood test can detect cancer early, it saves few, if any, lives and often leads to treatments that can cause serious complications, according to government experts. We'll give you the full story.

  • The Value of Lung Scans

    The Value of Lung Scans

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Thanks to new draft recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, annual lung cancer screenings are now likely to become as mainstream as mammograms and colonoscopies.

  • Should You Brine Your Meat?
    Ask the Experts

    Should You Brine Your Meat?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Soaking chicken or pork in a brine of salt and sugar before cooking makes the meat moist and flavorful. The salt carries moisture into the muscle tissue of the meat, thus softening it. But it can impart a fair amount of sodium, so go easy with the salt shaker once it's done.