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Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes

By Jonathan R. Goodman RED meat, cellphones, plastic drinking bottles, artificial sweeteners, power lines, coffee… Which of these have been linked with cancer? If you are unsure, you aren’t alone. The problem isn’t a lack of information. Rather, we are bombarded with so much information and misinformation about what might cause cancer that it is… Read More »

Is Red Wine Really the Cause of That Headache? – The Wall Street Journal

Illustration: JOANNA GROCHOCKA By Lettie Teague Lettie Teague The Wall Street Journal Biography Lettie.Teague@wsj.com Updated Jan. 4, 2019 12:40 p.m. ET I KNOW PLENTY of people who suffer from headaches that they believe are triggered by drinking red wine—including, occasionally, me. Red Wine Headache is such a common complaint that it has both an acronym… Read More »

How common are food allergies, really?

Food allergies are a widespread problem. However, while many adults in the United States are convinced that certain food items will cause them to have an allergic reaction, a new study reports that their fears are likely unfounded. Food allergies are common but not nearly as widespread as people may believe. According to recent studies,… Read More »