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Ginkgo Biloba

Meet the New Snake Oil, Same as the Old Snake Oil

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Like Mr. Stanley's miracle cure, most herbal supplements don't deliver the advertised miracles even if the industry is able to prove that the herb is actually in the pills. Americans would be better off spending their billions somewhere else -- like in the fruit and vegetable aisle.

Is Ginkgo Dangerous?

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Many people have expressed concern to me following recent news stories about a government report on the safety of ginkgo biloba extract. I view the stories about this study as misleading.

My Metropolitan Diary

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Dear Diary: Today I threw an empty soda bottle into a trashcan, and a rat jumped out at my face.

Why Fatty Fish Is Good For Your Brain

Reuters | Miral Fahmy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Looking to boost your memory and concentration? You're better off eating oily fish twice a week than popping expensive herbal pills or fish oil supple...