Tag Archives: Los Angeles Times

Epidemic! Are gut problems related to this?

Antimicrobial chemicals are used in consumer products to prevent bacterial overgrowth.  Triclosan is used in more than 2000 products such as toothpaste, cosmetics, kitchenware, toys and others.  A study with mice, reported in Science Translational Medicine and reported in the … Continue reading

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Headline: Organic Food Linked to Less Cancer

My patients often tell me that organic food is too expensive so they prefer to buy the conventional kind.  A Los Angeles Times article dated October 28, 2018 reported a study of almost 70,000 French adults over an average of … Continue reading

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“Holistic” Approaches Do Work

“Combating osteoarthritis requires…lifestyle changes in physical activity and diet.” Continue reading

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We Are Not Wimps

“Dirty Dog, Happy Baby.” Continue reading

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Doing Away With Amphibians

LA Times, Saturday, May 7, 2011  page A13:  “Tracking a Killer Fungus”  This article by Amina Khan describes the dangerous decline in amphibians over the last 40 years, apparently from a “killer fungus.”  “By some estimates, about 40% of amphibian … Continue reading

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“Fighting Custom Drug Prices”

An article in the Los Angeles Times Tuesday, December 28, 2010 describes how a coalition of corporations, insurance companies and labor groups are “pushing for legislation that would put restrictions on the customized medicines known as compounded drugs.”  They assert … Continue reading

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