What's All The Fuss About Ginger?

A small study has found ginger supplements reduce markers of inflammation in the colon tissue of 30 healthy volunteers.. Does this mean eating more ginger or taking ginger supplements will reduce colon cancer risk?  We don’t know, and this study doesn’t ask or answer that question? Does ginger actually reduce inflammation in the colon? Or just…  Read More

Limericks Look at Online Health Info

Dr. Val Jones used slides and limericks to warn that looking for health information online can be both good and bad. Addressing the e-Patients Connections 2009 conference in Philadelphia in October, she compared two patients whose online information experiences led to very different results — one happy, one tragic.