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What are all those chemicals in your shampoo? your lipstick? your aftershave? And what do they have to do with asthma, cancer and learning disabilities?
July 29, 2010 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
What are all those chemicals in your shampoo? your lipstick? your aftershave? And what do they have to do with asthma, cancer and learning disabilities?

The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21, 2010 at examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced by Free Range Studios and …

Vitamin D Expert Says More Than Half The World’s Population Gets Insufficient Vitamin D
July 29, 2010 – 3:59 pm | No Comment
Vitamin D Expert Says More Than Half The World’s Population Gets Insufficient Vitamin D

Vitamin D surfaces as a news topic every few months. How much daily vitamin D should a person get? Is it possible to have too much of it? Is exposure to the sun, which is …

If your child is obese should the government take them away?
July 29, 2010 – 3:49 pm | One Comment
If your child is obese should the government take them away?

Parents who fail to help an obese child eat and exercise properly, ignoring all advice and guidance, could be guilty of neglect, child health experts say today.
Dr Russell Viner and colleagues from the UCL Institute …

It seems Germany is rereading Hitlers socialist program as they now want to tax overweight citizens and forcefully remove fat kids from class.
July 24, 2010 – 11:33 am | 2 Comments
It seems Germany is rereading Hitlers socialist program as they now want to tax overweight citizens and forcefully remove fat kids from class.

It seems many in Germany are rereading Hitlers socialist program as they now want to tax overweight citizens and forcefully remove fat kids from class. Overweight people should pay higher taxes in order to cover …

Well, Is It Organic or Not?
July 24, 2010 – 11:27 am | 6 Comments
Well, Is It Organic or Not?

IT can be hard enough to decipher the term “organic” when it comes to food. Are there hormones in that skim milk? Did those chicken wings get enough exercise? But when it comes to …

China threatens world health by unleashing waves of superbugs
July 24, 2010 – 11:21 am | One Comment
China threatens world health by unleashing waves of superbugs

China’s reckless use of antibiotics in the health system and agricultural production is unleashing an explosion of drug resistant superbugs that endanger global health, according to leading scientists. Chinese doctors routinely hand out multiple …

Raids are increasing on farms and private food-supply clubs
July 23, 2010 – 12:00 pm | No Comment
Raids are increasing on farms and private food-supply clubs

When the 20 agents arrived bearing a search warrant at her Ventura County farmhouse door at 7 a.m. on a Wednesday a couple weeks back, Sharon Palmer didn’t know what to say. This was the …

Study suggests link of cleaners to breast cancer
July 23, 2010 – 11:50 am | 8 Comments
Study suggests link of cleaners to breast cancer

A survey of Massachusetts women has found a potential link between the use of household cleaners and air fresheners and breast cancer.
The study included interviews with 787 women who had breast cancer and 721 who …

Kids’ high cholesterol may drop naturally
July 23, 2010 – 11:32 am | 2 Comments
Kids’ high cholesterol may drop naturally

Very high cholesterol levels in kids may decline over time even without intervention, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found.
The findings add to an ongoing debate over the …

Anti-Aging Supplement Is A Fountain Of Hope For Would-Be Mothers
July 20, 2010 – 11:36 am | 5 Comments
Anti-Aging Supplement Is A Fountain Of Hope For Would-Be Mothers

According to the American Pregnancy Association, six million women a year deal with infertility. Now, a Tel Aviv University study is giving new hope to women who want to conceive – in the form of …