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Ex-FDA adviser says LASIK eye surgery should be banned

Millions of Americans have undergone LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision, but one former FDA adviser who voted to approve the procedure now thinks it should be banned because of complications faced by some patients. “Essentially we ignored the data on vision distortions that persisted for years,” Morris Waxler told CBS News. “I re-examined… Read More »

Staying Healthy This Summer: 6 Things You Should Remember

Every year, many Australians fall victim to hot weather and heatwaves. Not taking the heat seriously can easily lead to heat-related illnesses. Hot weather can be dangerous for anyone, especially for young children, the elderly, and people with medical conditions. Preparing your household for the coming heatwaves is critical to staying healthy and safe this… Read More »

Why you should eat the apple core

Apples contain disease-fighting vitamin A, C, E and K, minerals such as potassium and magnesium1 and antioxidants,2 making them one of the top-ranked fruits for your health. Compared to other commonly consumed fruits in the U.S., apples rank second only to cranberry for total phenolic compound concentration and total antioxidant activity,3 and highest for the… Read More »

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »