Latest from Kerry Lauerman

Big Soda sponsored 96 health groups — a big conflict of interest, study says

Coca-Cola or PepsiCo supported health groups such as the American Heart Association while fighting soda taxes and bans.
  • Oct 10, 2016

Just how big is Trump? We asked 5 experts to — you guessed it — weigh in

A police chief, a tailor and a carnival veteran help assess the candidate's dimensions.
  • Oct 6, 2016

Who should take statins? A vicious debate over cholesterol drugs.

Medical journals are accusing one another of endangering public health. Statins save lives, but they may increase the risk of pain and diabetes.
  • Oct 4, 2016

The hot hype and cold reality of cryotherapy. Does it freeze your pains away?

Spas claim their deep-freeze cryotherapy chambers cure all kinds of ailments, and the FDA is cracking down.
  • Sep 23, 2016

The best of readers’ elaborate catios, or patios for cats

People built these catios to keep their pets away from birds, bobcats and coyotes.
  • Sep 15, 2016