What it feels like… to always be tired

Have you ever had a night where you just couldn’t fall asleep? Tossing and turning in hopes of finally drifting off peacefully, and yet repeatedly checking the time to discover that it’s moving even slower than you imagined? Well, that sort of thing has been a big part of my…

How chemicals like PFAS can increase your risk of severe COVID-19

Nearly a year before the novel coronavirus emerged, Dr. Leonardo Trasande published “Sicker, Fatter, Poorer,” a book about connections between environmental pollutants and many of the most common chronic illnesses. The book describes decades of scientific research showing how endocrine-disrupting chemicals, present in our daily lives and now found in…