Wellness Letter

The Wellness Letter, published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, provides practical, evidence-based coverage of the news about preventive medicine, self-care, nutrition, fitness, and mental well-being.


  • Aflatoxin in Peanuts?>
    Ask the Experts

    Aflatoxin in Peanuts

    by Wellness Letter

    Aflatoxin, a liver-damaging toxin produced by mold, can occur in peanuts as well as in other legumes, nuts, seeds, corn, wheat, other crops and some spices. Should peanut-lovers in the U.S. be concerned?

  • Tracking Your Family Health History?>
    Wellness Tip

    Tracking Your Family Health History

    by Wellness Letter

    To keep track of your family health history, use the computerized Family Health Portrait from the Surgeon General. It’s easy to use and helps you create a drawing of your family tree and a chart.