Blog | Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Deflating overblown health scares


Finally, some good news--or at least a good opinion. New York Times science blogger John Tierny came up with 10 Things to Scratch From Your Worry List, including health related items such as killer hot dogs, cancer-causing cell phones and BPA-laden baby bottles.

And it's all backed up by evidence-based studies meant to debunk what you've assumed was true all along. He found more references to non-ionizing radiation and cancer than I knew about (James Thurber's grandmother?!?). If you can think of other overblown health scares, share them here.