The Toasted Toads and Monkey Paw Reality of Gene Therapy

Gene editing and gene therapy are a big deal in medicine right now, and for good reason. The idea that we could side-step the herculean struggles and steep costs of debilitating diseases simply by “replacing” a defective gene is seductive. It’s clean and simple, and tantalizingly dangles the prospect of mass-curing previously intractable diseases in … Continue reading The Toasted Toads and Monkey Paw Reality of Gene Therapy

Detox Smoothie

Thanks for joining me for 31 Days of blogging about detoxification!  Missed some posts? Start from the beginning here! A healthy diet is the essential foundation on which our bodies build their ability to work properly and detoxify effectively. Even when you’re eating a good clean diet that’s appropriate for your body and its needs, … Continue reading Detox Smoothie

Detox Masks

Thanks for joining me for 31 Days of blogging about detoxification!  Missed some posts? Start from the beginning here! When I was a teenager, I used to get a girls’ magazine called Brio (now apparently reincarnated as Susie Mag). Like most publications for teen girls, it had all kinds of beauty tips and tricks – … Continue reading Detox Masks