May 06, 2015

Berkeley Wellness

BerkeleyWellness.com, the leading online resource for evidence-based wellness information, is a collaboration between the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and a national team of writers and editors. It features articles from the highly rated UC Berkeley Wellness Letter as well as original content and updates.

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  • 7 Baking Soda Surprises

    7 Baking Soda Surprises

    by Berkeley Wellness

    What is baking soda—which is best known for helping dough to rise—doing in your toothpaste, deodorant, antacid and refrigerator? Turns out, it comes in handy in a number of surprising ways.

  • Body Fat Scales: Step Right Up?

    Body Fat Scales: Step Right Up?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Overweight people who weigh themselves regularly tend to be more successful at losing weight and keeping it off, studies report. But do special bathroom scales that measure body fat offer additional advantages?

  • Statins and Muscle Pain

    Statins and Muscle Pain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Deaths from coronary artery disease have plummeted in recent decades, and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have played a major role. So why do many people fear statins and refuse to take them—or start and then stop taking them?