Blood and Business: The Murder of Silvia Karina Castillo

Blood and Business: The Murder of Silvia Karina Castillo

It was business as usual on Friday, Aug. 31, 2017, when Silvia Karina Castillo pulled her car out of the driveway of her Meridian Avenue apartment, in Miami Beach, headed to her nephew’s place at 1035 SW Fourth St. in Miami. She walked in but never walked out. Things took a radical turn, and before […]

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that, in 1965, the sugar industry paid three scientists from Harvard to draw attention away from the connection between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In their findings, they relegated sugar to a problem for the dentist, not the cardiologist. […]