Tag: Safe

Charcoal toothpaste: Why the risks outweigh the benefits Charcoal toothpaste: Why the risks outweigh the benefits

Until relatively recently, I associated the word “charcoal” exclusively with backyard barbecues where ’80s rock music blared and a bunch of dads stood around in white crew socks talking about football. You can imagine my surprise when I opened Instagram one casual afternoon and saw a photo of a girl

Stress slows your reaction to danger, new study finds, increasing vulnerability

Suffering stressful events may compromise the body’s perception of new threats or danger, a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed. The study carried out by a team of researchers at the New York University challenges a long-held notion that stress keeps the body on high alert. The researchers have noted