Book Review: An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elisabeth Rosenthal

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Received an outrageous hospital bill? Despite being well insured? $50K for three stitches? Price of your regular prescriptions tripled with no generic in sight? Billed for being seen by a doctor you never actually saw? An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elisabeth Rosenthal is not a book of random information about exuberant Continue reading

Does Your Fragrance Make You STINK to Other People?

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What some think are ordinary daily habits of putting a scented dryer sheet in with a load of laundry, or simply washing their hair with a new scented shampoo, putting on a strongly scented deodorant, followed by a dash of perfume or cologne, are not really ordinary or even normal. In fact, they may be toxic Continue reading

How Long Can You Manage A Power Outage? (With Tips!)

Only a few days ago, I found myself without power for almost 48 hours. While two days might not seem like a big deal, it turned out to be a bigger ordeal than I imagined. Now you might wonder what does a power outage have to do with health? Everything. We forget how convenient the electric grid makes our lives. Continue reading

California’s Toxic Free Cosmetic Act – A First Domino?

It's downright scary that legislation on personal care products has not been updated in over 80 years! Especially when you realize that the people who use more personal care products are women, which includes pregnant women. As more and more research is showing that what is put on the skin does absorb through into the rest of the body, it is becoming more crucial that we know what is in the personal care products we use. Continue reading

You’ll Be Rich! They Said

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Several years ago when Nature’s Complement was just beginning to become a real thing, I had an overwhelming amount of support. Many who knew me, and my skin issues, were more than supportive in my endeavor to create quality products for others, on an official basis finally. The support came in many ways including Continue reading

Will Your Hand Sanitizer Cause Blindness?

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In response to recent COVID events, many manufacturers had to act fast about how to manage the hand sanitizer shortage amid the price gouging for some very basic ingredients. While many manufacturers adhered to the World Health Organization's (WHO) formula, many didn't. The FDA has now confirmed cases of blindness and death as a result of improperly formulated hand sanitizer. Continue reading