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We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

11 Foods You Should Avoid on Vacation

Everyday Wellness Don’t let foodborne illness or tummy troubles ruin your getaway! Avoid these foods and drinks to stay on the safe side. Raw shellfish GoncharukMaks/Shutterstock A seaside vacation may seem like an invitation to enjoy a platter of raw seafood—don’t do it. “Avoid raw oysters and all other raw shellfish, which can make you… Read More »

What Can I Do To Avoid Headache and Migraine Triggers? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

Q: I get frequent migraines. Is there anything I can do, besides taking medicine, to try to prevent them? A: We know there are certain lifestyle changes patients can make to reduce headache frequency. They include: Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We… Read More »

Mums-to-be ‘should avoid eating crisps to protect their unborn child’

Eating too many crisps during pregnancy could have a negative effect on the development of the baby, a study suggests. Crisps contain an omega-6 fat called linoleic acid that was previously thought to have health benefits such as lowering blood cholesterol. But researchers found that feeding rats with three times the recommended daily intake of… Read More »

How to Avoid Hormone Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are similar in structure to natural hormones such as the female sex hormone estrogen, the male sex hormone androgen and thyroid hormones, which allow them to interfere with development,1 reproduction, neurological functioning, metabolism, satiety and your immune system function, and much more.2 For example, they may block certain hormonal signals, alter… Read More »