Given that a number of U.S. cities, other than Flint, Michigan, are now reporting unacceptable levels of heavy metals, including lead, in the public water supply, it seems appropriate to focus today's Friday Pearl on heavy-metal poisoning.
In keeping with this week's Tasty Tuesday Tonic recipe,
and a charming reminder note from our dear friend, Paul Honan, MD,
today’s Friday Pearl is devoted to vitamin D science. As always, our
Friday Pearls are presented as important health education, not to sell
The Scientist, one of my most favorite life-exploring journals, is devoted to inspiring innovation. Its report on ocular microbiome research presented at an Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting was, and continues to be, far reaching.