Aluminum Foiled

Aluminum Foiled

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Suspicious of your pots and pans? Wary of your antiperspirant? Since the 1960s, when a few studies pointed to aluminum as a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease, the ubiquitous element got a villainous reputation it couldn’t shake—no matter how many later studies found no particular link. Monosodium glutamate, aspartame, electric and magnetic fields, hair dyes: […]

The Art of Medicine

The Art of Medicine

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Good medicine lives at the intersection of art and science. Some five hundred years after its creation, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Vitruvian Man” remains one of civilization’s most admired works of art and medical touchstones; we marvel at its geometrical elegance. The Renaissance perspective applies to the healing arts today. Each body is unique—our bones and […]