Monthly Archives: June 2011

EWG Releases New Produce Shopper's Guide

The Environmental Working Group has released the new shopper’s guide.   They have a “Dirty Dozen” produce items that need to be purchased organic and “clean 15” that have low residues of pesticides.  I was surprised to see corn as #2 on the “Clean 15” list since any non-organic corn is […]


Acupuncture For the Prevention of Migraines

Acupuncture studies using the standard “Evidence Based Medicine” are difficult to conduct as there are limitation to how an effective placebo can be carried out. Even studies that use so called “sham” acupuncture may not necessary be a placebo as the sham can have physiological effects beyond just the mind. […]