Essiac tea has been touted as a cure but what does the evidence show? What if I told you that I have a secret mix of roots and herbs passed down from an ancient tribe that, when combined into a tea called Essiac, could cure you of cancer? How much would you be willing to … Continue reading What is Essiac tea and can it cure cancer?
This post reviews the risk of talcum powder use, and provides statements from medical groups on the safety of this material.
We often hear that “We’re sicker than we’ve ever been before”. But is this true? This article looks at whether there are more cases of cancer.
Be prepared for the summer with a SciMoms guide to sunscreen and sun protection!
Do curcumin supplements work? Do turmeric supplements work? Do they help prevent cancer? Do they help with joint pain?
Is arsenic in rice safe? Does it cause cancer? Is rice cereal safe for children? These questions are explored in this post.
This post on hazard and risk is part of a collaboration between neuroscientist Alison Bernstein and biologist Iida Ruishalme. Errors in risk perception are at the core of so many issues in science communication that we think this is a critical topic to explore in detail. This series is cross-posted on SciMoms and Thoughtscapism. The … Continue reading Risk In Perspective: Hazard And Risk Are Different