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Maryland school system threatens parents with jail for not vaccinating their children
November 27, 2007 – 4:41 pm | 5 Comments

By STEPHEN MANNING
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Two months into the school year, more than 2,000 students in Upper Marlboro, Md., this suburban county outside the nation’s capital, had yet to get the shots they needed to attend …

Natural medicine found in black raspberries found to effectively kill leukemia cells
November 26, 2007 – 4:47 pm | No Comment
Natural medicine found in black raspberries found to effectively kill leukemia cells

by: David Gutierrez
A naturally occurring antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables selectively kills leukemia cells without harming healthy cells, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine published their …

Agricultural Antibiotics May Be The Cause Of Super-Bugs
November 22, 2007 – 4:51 pm | No Comment
Agricultural Antibiotics May Be The Cause Of Super-Bugs

by: Celina Cook
(NewsTarget) Have you been to the grocery store recently and chosen that chicken cut that is not treated with antibiotics? Or did you choose one that was treated with antibiotic, thinking all bacteria …

Mercury Does Not Belong In Light Bulbs Or Vaccines
November 21, 2007 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Mercury Does Not Belong In Light Bulbs Or Vaccines

by: Herb Newborg
(NewsTarget) According to the National Association of County Health Officials (NACHO), an independent affiliate of the National Association of Counties representing 1,300 local health departments, mercury poses the following dangers: “Mercury can be …

Pa. agriculture officials ban ‘hormone-free’ milk labels
November 15, 2007 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

By The Associated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania is stopping dairies from stamping milk containers with “hormone-free” labels in a precedent-setting decision being closely watched by the industry.
Synthetic hormones have been used to improve milk production …