May 23, 2015




  • Are These Health Sayings True?

    Are These Health Sayings True?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Many health sayings are self-evident and need no scientific verification ("Prevention is better than cure," for example). But others have been put to the test by researchers. Learn whether five long-lived aphorisms stand up to scientific scrutiny.

  • Screening Tests: How Old Is Too Old?
    Be Well

    Screening Tests: How Old Is Too Old?

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Many older Americans continue to dutifully get screened for cancer. But evidence suggests that the benefits of early detection and subsequent treatment of cancer decline sharply in older people—and the potential harms increase.

  • Cookie Dough Safety
    Wellness Tip

    Cookie Dough Safety

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t eat uncooked cookie dough, including "ready-to-bake" commercial products. Contrary to what you may think, ready-to-bake dough is not ready-to-eat and poses food poisoning risks.