Stories by Robin Scher

Robin Scher is a freelance writer from South Africa currently based in New York. He tweets infrequently @RobScherHimself. subscribe to Robin Scher's feed

Posted on: Jul 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Certain foods can make you feel blue.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Bacon lovers, be warned!

Posted on: Jul 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Maybe hold off on that bacon cheeseburger deluxe.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Poor nutrition is just as bad for your complexion as smoking.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Energy drinks have a lot more caffeine than coffee, and it's easy to overdo it.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

By being mindful about the food they eat, OCD sufferers can actually reduce their symptoms.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

About 100,000 bugs are killed to produce a little over 1 pound of shellac flakes, a main ingredient in confectioner's glaze.

Posted on: May 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Airbone pollution kills 5.5 million people a year -- you can limit your exposure

Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Lower calories doesn't necessarily mean less weight gain.

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

There's no telling what might pop up in your lunch.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Few consider the carbon footprint of paperless communication.

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Fasten your seat belts—it's going to be a bumpier ride.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It comes down to improving your circulation—and diet can help.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Our future appears set for a classic apocalypse blockbuster.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The edible leaves of young ostrich fern plants pack a healthy and delicious punch.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Disabled people suffered a disproportionate number of fatalities during Hurricane Katrina.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Heavy alcohol consumption and smoking may also contribute to the increase in colorectal cancer among young people.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Over 400 products on the market use nanosilver technology, and most aren't reviewed by the EPA.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Help reduce the impacts of climate change—even if President Trump doesn't care to.

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