Fluoridation Flimflam

“Fluoride vote acknowledges passion, yields to science.” Thus read the headline of an editorial in the Palm Beach Post after the Wellington Village Council voted to resume fluoridating its water supply, reversing a policy enacted in January 2014. The editorial...

The Oily Deception

My niece Dana from Chicago stayed with me this weekend, and she bought some healthy food from Costco for the four of us, including hubby Mark and their son Neelam. Dana and Mark are health aficionados, Mark having placed 18th in the world iron man competition in...

Autism no measly problem

The monied medical establishment won a victory this week in its fight against the anti-vaccine movement. Just a day after he urged a showing of the film Vaxxed at the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro bowed to scientists’ pressure to remove it. DeNiro co-founded...

A Big Fat Fallacy

The Palm Beach Post’s special section on healthful eating for seniors in Thursday’s paper got it partly right, but other morsels of information were just a rehashing of the wrong-headed dictums perpetrated by the medical establishment for decades. Righting a wrong...