The Only Detox You’ll Ever Need

Thanks to the Great Courses Plus for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Are you feeling tired, rundown and overall just bloated? Well, when was the last time you cleansed your body of things like acetaldehyde and bilirubin? What you need is a Detox product. I’m not talking about one of those $80 cold-pressed beet juice. No, …

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You Might Not Want to Mix These 5 Things With Birth Control

You Might Not Want to Mix These 5 Things With Birth Control

These things might be messing with the effectiveness of your birth control and you have no idea. Hormone-based birth control includes things like IUDs, rings, patches, and the widely used pill, which is what we’ll focus on this episode. It comes in different forms but the ones you probably know are combined oral contraceptives, which …

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The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

Millions of Americans use caffeinated beverages every day as a pick me up. It is after all the world’s most popular drug and with new caffeine infused products like energy drinks, gum and even beef jerky hitting the shelves, our love affair with caffeine shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. Caffeine is an interesting …

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