You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myPalmBeachPost.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myPalmBeachPost.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myPalmBeachPost.com.



John Pacenti

John Pacenti is the Health reporter for The Palm Beach Post. He is a veteran reporter of 25 years who recently worked for the Daily Business Review in Miami covering  justice. He is returning to the Post where he served as a courts and investigative reporter for several years. A graduate of the University of Arizona, John has also worked for The Associated Press, The New Times and The Arizona Daily Star.

Latest from John Pacenti

Study: White wine increases chance of deadly skin cancer
 In the category that everything gives you cancer, talk in recent months of a study that shows drinking white wine could increase the chance of skin cancer. The study is making the rounds. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, spoke about this white wine connection this week. Alcohol, in general, is responsible for about...

Posted: 5 days ago

In the category that everything gives you cancer, talk in recent months of a study that shows drinking white wine could increase the chance of skin cancer. The study is making the rounds. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, spoke about this white wine connection this week. Alcohol, in general, is responsible for about...
Study: Pot increases risk of heart failure, stroke
 Well, if smoking increases the risk of heart failure, then it goes to reason that marijuana use would as well. Now new research analyzing millions of U.S. medical records bear this out, according to CBS News. “Even when we corrected for known risk factors, we still found a higher rate of both stroke and heart failure in these...

Posted: 5 days ago

Well, if smoking increases the risk of heart failure, then it goes to reason that marijuana use would as well. Now new research analyzing millions of U.S. medical records bear this out, according to CBS News. “Even when we corrected for known risk factors, we still found a higher rate of both stroke and heart failure in these...
Sex toys that spy? Manufacturer settles lawsuit
 First microwaves, now vibrators. The manufacturer of a “smart vibrator” agreed to pay customers $3.2 million after a lawsuit was filed that alleged the sex toy tracked the owners’ use without their knowledge. We-Vibe agreed to pay $3.2 million to settle the class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois federal court. ...

Posted: 7 days ago

First microwaves, now vibrators. The manufacturer of a “smart vibrator” agreed to pay customers $3.2 million after a lawsuit was filed that alleged the sex toy tracked the owners’ use without their knowledge. We-Vibe agreed to pay $3.2 million to settle the class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois federal court. ...
CDC: Sperm donated in southern Florida may contain Zika
 The Zika virus, which causes birth defects, can be transmitted through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, and it can also be through sex. So the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a warning for men in Palm Beach County and two others not to donate sperm because of the risk of spreading the disease,...

Posted: 8 days ago

The Zika virus, which causes birth defects, can be transmitted through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, and it can also be through sex. So the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a warning for men in Palm Beach County and two others not to donate sperm because of the risk of spreading the disease,...
Yachts of Trump financial backer, Russian oligarch seen close together
 The coincidences are piling up. After disavowing any contact with President Donald Trump last week, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev’s state-of-the-art yacht Anna sat anchored in the British Virgin Islands on Friday night when another equally resplendent luxury liner, the Sea Owl, sidled up, according to a website that...

Posted: 8 days ago

The coincidences are piling up. After disavowing any contact with President Donald Trump last week, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev’s state-of-the-art yacht Anna sat anchored in the British Virgin Islands on Friday night when another equally resplendent luxury liner, the Sea Owl, sidled up, according to a website that...
Yachts of Trump financial backer, Russian oligarch seen close together
 The coincidences are piling up. Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev last week disavowed any contact with President Donald Trump. But speculation again was stoked when his state-of-the-art yacht Anna sat anchored in the British Virgin Islands on Friday night and another equally resplendent luxury liner, the Sea Owl, sidled up, according to...

Posted: 8 days ago

The coincidences are piling up. Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev last week disavowed any contact with President Donald Trump. But speculation again was stoked when his state-of-the-art yacht Anna sat anchored in the British Virgin Islands on Friday night and another equally resplendent luxury liner, the Sea Owl, sidled up, according to...
CDC: Sperm donated in South Florida may contain Zika

Posted: 8 days ago

Zika not only can be transmitted through the bite of the Aedes mosquito, the birth-defect causing virus can be transmitted through sex, as well. So the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention have issued a warning for men in Palm Beach County and two others not to donate sperm because of the risk of spreading the disease, according to a...
Russian oligarch responds to Trump airport connection
 For the first time, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev confirmed his plane and President Donald Trump’s jet shared the tarmac in Charlotte five days before the general election, saying he was in North Carolina for a business reason. In addition, Rybolovlev through a spokesman reiterated he has never met the Republican billionaire...

Posted: 12 days ago

For the first time, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev confirmed his plane and President Donald Trump’s jet shared the tarmac in Charlotte five days before the general election, saying he was in North Carolina for a business reason. In addition, Rybolovlev through a spokesman reiterated he has never met the Republican billionaire...