Stories by Larry Schwartz

Larry Schwartz is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer with a focus on health, science and American history.    subscribe to Larry Schwartz's feed

Posted on: Aug 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new study says yes.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

They don't call them the golden years for nothing.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

And a few places your pooch might want to avoid.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to food shopping, knowledge goes a long way.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

All men will need to deal with this pesky gland eventually.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

If you must have cold cuts, you should know not all of them are created equal.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The tickets themselves may be reasonable, but they'll get you with the fees.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You might want to read this before signing up for your sheep placenta facial.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There are right ways and wrong ways to treat sunburn, bug bites and poison ivy.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Gone are the days of anonymous philanthropy.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes abuse of power is evil, and sometimes it’s just really petty.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Not many people know it can be cheaper to pay cash even if you have health insurance.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Wages can’t keep up with housing costs.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

But "The Art of War" has some pointers for his opponent.

Posted on: May 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Why do newly thin people often regain the weight they struggle so hard to lose?

Posted on: May 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pseudoscientific jargon has helped fuel billions in profits in the shoe business.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to cases of medical malpractice, not all states are created equal.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes trouble comes in pretty packages.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There were just as many abortions pre-Roe as there are today. The difference was women died.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Plastic is everywhere in our society, and it is wreaking havoc with our health.

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