When Counterfeits Kill

The toxic truth about the cheap alternative and underground market for fake medicines abroad A new epidemic is galvanizing public health experts—the proliferation of counterfeit medicines. And it’s one with se...

Sometimes it’s the Little Guys Who Get Ya

It’s almost legendary among Eco-Challenge elites—the race of 2000, where so many athletes go sick with leptospirosis “They had a river swim in the middle of the race, and of the teams that jumped in, at least ...

How the Race to the Moon Made Food Safer

Necessity is the mother of invention—not such a cliche when it comes to the history of modern food-safety practices It was at the height of the 1960s race to the moon that NASA and the Pillsbury food company d...

Can You Do CPR?

The lack of CPR training in the lay population is a big factor in the abysmally low survival rates for out-of-hospital heart attacks When it actually happened, Robert Brodey could hardly believe it. Sitting in...