May 29, 2013

Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

The debate on the merits of a vegetarian diet comes and goes, but no matter which way the pendulum of dietary vogue may swing, the facts remain. Here’s a refreshing reality check.

April 14, 2013

Antibacterial Soaps On Trial

According to the courts, the potential risks of the antibacterial ingredient Triclosan are real and should be investigated.

March 2, 2013

The Cosmetics Wars

The Cosmetics Wars By Mark Bittman, New York Times If all goes according to schedule, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning without exception the sale of cosmetics ingredients that were tested on animals. Don’t celebrate yet. Because although there may be less animal testing of personal care products than