“Cleveland Clinic study finds common artificial sweetener linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke,” announced the press release in February. Until then, the low-calorie sugar alcohol erythritol had appeared to be safe. But the new evidence isn’t as conclusive as it may seem. Here’s a closer look.
In 2021, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave U.S. drinking water infrastructure a C- on its report card. Why? The system that takes water from lakes, rivers, aquifers, and other sources to a treatment plant and eventually into your home is failing. That, along with upstream pollution, may pose a risk to your health. Here’s what to know about what’s in your water...and what you can do about it.
On May 1, the FDA and CDC announced that an investigation is underway to find the source of an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis infections linked to raw Gold Medal flour. On April 28, General Mills recalled the flour products linked to the outbreak.