November 01, 2014

immune system


  • A Healthy Skepticism
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    A Healthy Skepticism

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    What do we really know about how to keep ourselves healthy? There are the obvious steps, such as not smoking and avoiding obesity. But there’s a great deal we don’t know. This generates continual guesswork and lots of studies.

  • Can Weather Hurt Your Health?

    Can Weather Hurt Your Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Weather and well-being are intimately linked. Rain, drought and snow have had drastic effects on history and human health. But can weather bring on joint pain and colds, or even lead to a heart attack? See what the science says.

  • Vaccine Phobia
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    Vaccine Phobia

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    There is absolutely no scientific support for the notion that vaccines cause autism. But all sorts of unfounded rumors about vaccines abound, especially on the Internet. Don't believe the hype.