August 2011

Claims About Cocoa
Can Chocolate Really Be Good for You?

Cartoon of a smiling dark chocolate bar and a sinister chocolate truffle.

Eating chocolate may have some health pluses, but the research is far from certain. The drawbacks, on the other hand, are clear. Think twice before you reach for that tempting treat! Read more about chocolate and health.

Ringing in Your Ears?
Get the Buzz on Tinnitus

Cartoon of a miserable-looking man, head on a pillow, unable to fall asleep.

Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but some people also hear it as a roaring, clicking, hissing or buzzing. For some, it’s a minor annoyance. For others, it can interfere with sleep and grow to be a source of mental and emotional anguish. Read more about tinnitus.

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