Soundwaves to Cure Ebola! Really?

A California physician faces the revocation of his medical license for selling $5 MP3 files that he claims can cure Ebola, malaria, and a many other infections. These 13-second "eRemedy" recordings are made by placing vials of homeopathic remedies in electrified wire coils and recording the emitted sounds. He even claims to have cured Ebola via a cellphone.…

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HCG Weight-Loss Products Pulled

The lose-weight-fast market is largely fad-driven, and often fraud-driven. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has warned manufacturers of weight-loss products containing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) that these are illegal. The FDA has posted a short video on the dangers these products pose to dieters.PositiveTip: Beware of miracle weight-loss…

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Have a Happy and Healthy New Year

This time of year the news is full of making (and breaking) resolutions. News is also full of health topics – the faddish, the fun, the foolish. Everyone wants to lose weight, start exercising, improve their heart health, make themselves more attractive, increase their longevity.And the number of programs and pills sold by gurus and…

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