Let There Be Light

Laser light—photobiomodulation—is a bright new tool for muscle and joint pain, wound healing, inflammation, mood disorders and more. Celeste McGovern investigates Science fiction medicine doesn’t get much better than what’s offered onboard Star Trek’s USS Enterprise. Beamed up to the ship with a gaping phaser wound, the patient is sent to sickbay, where “Bones” McCoy directs […]

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New Dangers of The Pill

A half-century on, the birth-control pill is still plagued by a host of nasty and sometimes deadly side-effects. Celeste McGovern finds a growing movement of defiant young women who are turning to natural alternatives. Gasping for breath, 23-year-old Charlotte Foster collapsed at her workplace and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Three days later, she […]

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