Menstrual cups ‘as reliable as tampons’

Women can be assured that menstrual cups are as leakproof as tampons and pads, say researchers who have carried out the first, large scientific review of sanitary products. Menstrual cups collect rather than absorb period blood. They fit into the vagina but, unlike tampons, are reusable. Although they have been gaining in popularity, the review… Read More »

Why is poop allowed in your food?

Nobody wants to think about consuming feces in their chicken or steak dinner, but trace amounts of fecal contamination are a reality that exists in store-bought meat. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture states they have a “zero tolerance” policy when it comes to fecal matter in meat,1 this only applies to feces that can… Read More »

A 5-Point Communication Strategy to Help Reduce Clinicians’ Cognitive Load

Between 250,000 and 440,000 people die each year from medical errors in the U.S., where medical errors are the third leading cause of death.[i] Distraction has been shown to play a role in nearly 75 percent of medical errors, and studies have demonstrated that cognitive overload is a cause in 80 percent of medical device… Read More »