A brief update: we’re juicing this apple (so to speak). The blog is going to be down later this afternoon for a spell so we can install some new plug-ins that will improve the blog tremendously and add to your experience. No worries, we’ll be back up later in the day.
Be sure to stop in tomorrow for the always-popular Tuesday 10  and a discussion of everyone’s favorite topic: chocolate.
In the meantime, I recommend the following links for your daily health dose:
The biodegradable heart stent .
What will they come up with next? You all know I’m going to be grumbling about prevention on this one, but I do agree that this is a promising turn for problematic stents.
I’ve used stevia for years, which is saying something, as it can be tougher to get hold of than a real human when calling any customer service number. You can stop using it for “skin care” – with big soda lobbies on your side, that is. This doesn’t make soda healthy for you, though.
Yet another unfortunate consequence of the global food web (this time, toothpaste).
All the toothpaste you need – this is Toasty Ken’s Flickr photo .
Last week’s Worker Bees’ Daily Bites