The Huge Obamacare Story You Aren’t Reading

Source: New Republic Today it’s a few hundred thousand people. By next year, it will be at least a few million. Their health insurance status is changing dramatically: What they have in 2014 and beyond will look nothing like what they had in 2013 and before. For many of these...

What I’ve Learned In Forty Years As a Pediatrician

Source: Los Angeles In more than 40 years as a pediatrician, I’ve worked in the military, in a small private practice and in a large multi-specialty group. And I’ve seen huge changes…Many of the changes have been just short of miraculous.. In my early...

Is Fresh Food Really Healthier Than Frozen?

Source: “Fresh good. Packaged bad.” The clean-eating mantra makes perfect sense, but it turns out your supermarket’s produce section never got the memo. In two recent studies from Britain, researchers purchased a half dozen different kinds of fruit...

Rediscover the Pleasure of Buying, Cooking and Eating Real Food

Source: Alternet Junk food may have captured the American palate, but a few simple ingredients and techniques can win it back. Breaking bread with others is part of what it means to be human, and the act is wrapped up in emotional well-being, especially love. Some of my most...

FDA halts sales of 23andMe DNA test kits

Source: USA Today Online The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is supported by science. In a warning letter posted online...

(Another) Obamacare Horror Story Debunked

Source: Seattle Times Another day, another Obamacare horror story. Only this one was different, because it came from right here in Washington state. One of the few places Obamacare was supposedly working. “Obamacare Under Fire: EXCLUSIVE,” blared CNN last Monday morning. A...