News Watch Archive

Why I Started Health of the Matter

It’s not everyday I am offered a great opportunity to reflect Furthermore, after writing exactly 100 posts, it is as good a time as any to step back and reflect upon the road traveled so far. and think deeply about who I …

Going behind the Headlines

While Scanning the Headlines For me, scanning the headlines of health news is like walking in a different candy store everyday. I just never know if any goodies have been delivered today, how many, and if I will uncover something useful health-wise, …
Junk Food as far as the eye can see

Public Health and Junk Food

“If you don’t take care of politics, politics will take care of you…and you will hate the outcomes!” One of the most tragic outcome from bad policies we witness everyday is the tsunami of junk food hurled at us every time we …

Probiotics and Prejudices

The very first words of a blog post from the very serious website Science 2.0 read thusly: “While probiotics don’t do much of anything except make companies rich…“ The evidence says otherwise How is “not much of anything”, the recommendation of making …
Tai Chi, anti-aging and bad reporting

Tai Chi, anti-aging and bad reporting

In the candy Store For me, scanning the health news is like walking in a different candy store everyday. I just never know if any goodies have been delivered today, how many, and if I will uncover something that readers may find …