August 2011

  • Illustration of a smiling dark chocolate bar and a sinister chocolate truffle.

    Claims About Cocoa

    Can Chocolate Really Be Good for You?

    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!

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

    Ringing in Your Ears?

    Get the Buzz on Tinnitus

    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.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Robin Latham
  • Harrison Wein