Health

Is BPA Making Us Fat, Anxious And Sick? A New Effort To Find The Answer May Be Falling Apart.

For years, government regulators and academic researchers have been at an impasse over the safety of bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical used to make some plastics. Academic researchers have repeatedly found that BPA and other hormone-disrupting chemicals, which can contaminate foods and drinks, may contribute to problems such as early puberty, obesity, diabetes, developmental […]

Beauty

16 Surprising Reasons Your Hair Is Falling Out

You have a hormonal disorder Phimsri/ShutterstockWhen women have a hormonal disorder that causes high levels of testosterone, including polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), they may experience thinning of hair on the scalp. Often these conditions are also associated with acne, irregular periods, and hair growth in areas typically seen in men, says Joshua Zeichner, MD, director […]