Tag Archive: Organics

antibiotic resistance

How to Stick a Fork* in Antibiotic Resistance

What would happen if our children’s serious infections no longer responded to antibiotics? If an infection in the uterus of a mother who has recently given birth couldn’t be treated with antibiotics? If there were no longer a cure for meningitis, or any number of life threatening infections? The magnitude of this reality is upon us as we enter into an era that is, according to major public health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, defined by the global health crisis called antibiotic resistance.

Robyn O'Brien - Patriotism on a Plate

Robyn O’Brien – Patriotism on a Plate

Do you know what you are eating? In this extraordinary personal account, Robyn O'Brien tells the story of how she started paying attention to what's in food. The answer may surprise you and it will certainly inspire you to be more deliberate about your food choices.

Stanford Questions Value of Organics<br/><span style="color:#652f8d">And I Question Stanford</span>

And I Question Stanford">Stanford Questions Value of Organics
And I Question Stanford

Recently The New York Times, NPR and numerous media outlets published articles highlighting the results of Stanford University’s study of organic food with tabloid-style headlines like “Stanford Scientists Cast Doubt on Advantages of Organic Meat and Produce” and “Why Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You”, none of which made me, or any of us in the wellness community very happy.