Archive for August, 2011 :

Missouri Voters to Decide on Water Fluoridation
August 31st, 2011

The much-debated topic of fluoride in the City of Bolivar’s water supply could be decided by voters.

City Manager: Stop Water Fluoridation
August 31st, 2011

For years the City of College Station has been putting fluoride in the water to help fight tooth decay, but it’s a practice they might be stopping.

Chocolate Reduces Heart Disease and Stroke
August 31st, 2011

Researchers have discovered chocolate (especially the organic, not junked up with additives and sugar type) contains phytochemicals which appear to promote good health.

Man Revived After 96 Minutes Thanks to New Technology
August 30th, 2011

The miraculous story of how paramedics saved a man’s life after more than an hour of cardiac arrest using new technology broke.

Why I Am Vegan
August 30th, 2011

While choosing vegan diets and refusing any animal products may sound extreme, vegans can still eat many of the same foods omnivores do. And a lot of good reasons why being vegan is the best thing one can ever do in his life.

Virgin Coconut Oil Also Treats Alzheimer’s Disease
August 29th, 2011

After previous claims as an antiseptic, AIDS cure, anti-infective, cholesterol-basher, and remedy for various aches and pains, coconut oil is now being hailed as a possible miracle cure for Alzheimer’s.

Heal Thyself: Think Positive
August 29th, 2011

“Everything’s going to be fine.” Go on, try to convince yourself, because realism can be bad for your health.

How Vitamin B-12 Treats Alzheimer’s Disease
August 29th, 2011

There’s a treatment that is not only offering hope, it’s so simple it’s hard to believe it could help.

Lack Of Vitamin D Can Lead To Diabetes, Study Finds
August 29th, 2011

The array of undiscovered health benefits afforded by high vitamin D intake is vast thanks to several new studies linking deficiency in this important hormone to diabetes.

Mean Bosses & Co-Workers Cause Damage Beyond the Workplace
August 29th, 2011

A co-worker’s rudeness can have a great impact on relationships far beyond the workplace, according to a Baylor University study published online in the Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Half of U.S. Adults will be Obese by 2030, Report says
August 29th, 2011

Based on trends, half of the adults in the United States will be obese by 2030 unless the government makes changing the food environment a policy priority, according to a report on the international obesity crisis in the British medical journal the Lancet.

Doctor Legislator Exposes Fluoride as Poison
August 29th, 2011

Tennessee Legislator, Rep.Dr Joey Hensley of the Tennessee General Assembly , who is also a Doctor, advises public water systems to stop the addition of Fluoride to water supply as it’s a known poison.

Nike Becomes Eco-friendly, Could Adidas be the Next?
August 28th, 2011

Nike has stolen ahead of rival adidas in the Detox challenge, by officially committing to eliminate all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020.

WHO 2011 Report on Tobacco Epidemic
August 27th, 2011

The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) demonstrates global political will to strengthen tobacco control and save lives.

Meat Has Met Its Match In A University Vegan Diner
August 27th, 2011

Mean Greens, a new vegan dining hall at the University of North Texas, created a vegan menu so colorful and mouth-watering that omnivorous students might even forget hamburger.

Recycling Urine to Combat Cimate Change
August 27th, 2011

The droughts devastating Texas have led the city of Big Spring to invest $13 million in a treatment plant that will recycle human urine into potable drinking water.

Is The Vegan Celebrity Phenomenon Helping Veganism or Hurting It?
August 26th, 2011

There has been a splurge of celebrities going vegan. But does this vegan celebrity phenomenon helping ordinary folks to go vegan or just discouraging them further more?

Getting Rid of Your Microwaves Isn’t That Hard
August 26th, 2011

Microwaving food is a pretty destructive process.

Ayurvedic Nutrition: Food is medicine
August 26th, 2011

Everyone is different. If this is true, in the aspect of diet should we all be eating the same foods? Not quite, according to the Indian practice of Ayurveda.

Monsanto GM Corn in Peril: Beetle Develops Bt-Resistance
August 26th, 2011

Nature herself may be the best opponent of genetically modified crops and pesticides. Not only plants, but insects are also developing resistance.

New Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease
August 26th, 2011

Scientists find way to make brain-saving compound found in rare moss.

Burger King Opts for Healthier Meals
August 25th, 2011

The decision for the official retirement of Burger King’s famous mask representation comes in an effort to put more focus on a new line of healthier items leading the fall menu lineup.

Smart Americans Want GMO’s to be Labeled
August 25th, 2011

Efforts to make California the first state to require mandatory labeling of all genetically modified foods sold in the state are underway with growing support from organizations including the Organic Consumers Association and the Right2Know March.

Baby’s First Pet May Protect Against Allergies
August 25th, 2011

Exposure to dog or cat during first year of life doesn’t cause allergies and can actually lower risk for some children, 18-year study finds.

Nelson County May Nix Fluoride in Public Water
August 25th, 2011

The Nelson County Service Authority in Virginia is considering discontinuing its practice of adding fluoride to the county’s public water system.

Amazing Health Benefits of Chocolate
August 25th, 2011

One of the most sought after foods in modern society is chocolate. This ancient food source has been used in many cultures and has been revered for its outstanding taste and surprising health benefits.

Naturally Improve Your Sleep by Avoiding Blue Light
August 25th, 2011

Avoiding blue light before going to bed is a great way to allow your body to produce the natural levels of melatonin that it needs to fall asleep and even a reduced risk of cancer.

How Dogs Beat Doctors in Identifying Early-Stage Lung Cancer
August 24th, 2011

With a little training, your dog could have a promising future as a biochemist.

Unplug – Protect Yourself from EMF Exposure
August 24th, 2011

Many people believe that unplugging electronic devices will help protect them against EMF exposure. But can it? Certainly.

Does Surfing the Internet Makes You a Productive Worker?
August 24th, 2011

A new study could quell the guilt you may feel for Facebooking on the clock. According to a report from National University of Singapore, surfing the Internet at work actually tends to improve productivity.

What’s Really In Your Toothpaste?
August 24th, 2011

Regular brushing is necessary for keeping our teeth healthy and free from decay. But wouldn’t it be unfortunate if the tooth paste we are using to brush our teeth were to actually harm them?

Pain-Free Way of Tackling Dental Decay that Re-builds Teeth
August 24th, 2011

Researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered a pain-free way of tackling dental decay that reverses the damage of acid attack and re-builds teeth as new.

How Humans Differ from Other Mammals´ Way of Eating
August 23rd, 2011

A better and more objective technique to classify the right way to eat is to compare the mammal and human anatomy and physiology.

Were Early Humans Really Hunters?
August 23rd, 2011

The idea of early man as a carnivorous hunter doesn’t jibe with the evidence.

Smart Meters – You Don’t Have to Get One!
August 23rd, 2011

Video explaining what Smart (Spy) Meters actually do, and how to make sure that you do not get one of these.

Bill Clinton Goes Vegan
August 22nd, 2011

The former U.S. President, who famously binged on junk food whilst in office, now consumes no meat, dairy or eggs and almost no oil.

Poland President says “NO” to GMO Planting
August 18th, 2011

After consulting the matter with experts, Poland President Bronisław Komorowski denounced the Seed Bill as a legislative dud.

Curbing Climate Change: Switching from Carnivorism to Veganism
August 16th, 2011

Who would have thought that the simple act of eating meat has a lot to contribute to Climate Change? That’s one reason to go vegan.

The Missing Truth in the BP Oil Disaster
August 16th, 2011

Millions of Americans have been made sick from BP’s poisoning of the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas – most of them remain sick and are being denied health care.

Spring Hill Votes To End Adding Fluoride To Water
August 16th, 2011

Spring Hill is joining a small, but growing, list of cities pulling the fluoride out of citywide drinking water.

Hi-Tech Farming: No Sunlight, No Windows, Less Water
August 15th, 2011

You’ve heard of paint by numbers? Get ready for feed-the-world by numbers. Dutch agricultural company PlantLab wants to change almost everything you know about growing plants.

Grape Compound May Provide Protection From Skin Cancer
August 12th, 2011

Flavonoids found in grapes could be used to protect skin from sun damage, according to a new study.

‘Serial Killer’ Cells Eradicate Leukemia Tumours
August 11th, 2011

In a breakthrough for leukemia patients that was 20 years in the making, researchers in Pennsylvania say they have developed a groundbreaking technique to create co-called ‘serial killer’ T cells that eradicate tumours in patients who have few treatment options left.

Prenatal Exposure to Pets may Reduce Allergy Risk
August 11th, 2011

Children whose mothers had a household pet during pregnancy may be less likely to develop allergies during their first two years of life, new research suggests.

Most U.S. Rabies Cases Found in Wildlife, Not Pets
August 11th, 2011

Rabies prevention in the United States is by and large a success story, with just one to four people dying of rabies each year in the U.S. thanks to widespread pet vaccinations and aggressive treatment for people bitten by potentially rabid animals.

Water Wholesaler Sued for Illegal Use of Unapproved Drug for Fluoridation Program
August 11th, 2011

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is using a HydroFluosilicic Acid drug through their water system that has never been approved for safety and effectiveness.

Large Study Confirms that Omega 3s Produce Healthy Babies
August 11th, 2011

Study shows protective benefits of DHA taken during pregnancy.

Advocates Push GMO Labeling Initiative for 2012 California Ballot
August 11th, 2011

Advocates for truth in food labeling will be working diligently this fall to gather enough signatures to get an initiative placed on the 2012 California electoral ballot that, if passed, will mandate that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) be properly labeled within the state.

Music Can Soothe Cancer Patients’ Anxiety
August 9th, 2011

Music therapy may be a useful treatment for cancer patients in conjunction with their regular treatment.

3D Movies Boost Headaches, Not Enjoyment
August 9th, 2011

3D movies don’t make you feel more immersed in a film and may give you a headache.

Town Stops Poisoning Citizens With Fluoride
August 9th, 2011

Oregon town won’t buckle under to pressure to poison citizens.

Vitamin D a Cure for Cancer?
August 9th, 2011

What if a cure for cancer has been right here all along? What if the very agency charged with protecting your health is the one keeping you from that cure?

More With Less
August 8th, 2011

Reduce, reuse and recycle’ is not enough.

Making Music Proves to be Powerful Antidepressant
August 7th, 2011

Making music might help lift more depressed people out of the dumps than common antidepressant medications do, the results of a new study suggest.

Is Lithium the Next Fluoride? May be Added to the Water Supply
August 5th, 2011

Lithium, the psychiatric drug prescribed for depression, mania and bipolar disorder, is now being viewed as the new fluoride by some experts.

More and More Deadly Radiation From Japan
August 3rd, 2011

The Fukushima plants continue to spew out high levels of deadly radiation and will continue to do so.

Long Term Craving Has Something To Do With Your Health
August 2nd, 2011

Cheese on toast, a square of dark chocolate, or a spicy tikka masala — we all get cravings for particular foods. But while these are often to do with your mood at that moment, a long-term craving could be more significant.

What Makes You Happy? It May Depend on Your Age
August 2nd, 2011

People’s happiness levels change with age, an idea reflected in personal experiences and public opinion polls, but a new study shows that much of that change may boil down to how people define happiness itself.

MSG Hidden in Variety of Foods and Contributing to Illness
August 2nd, 2011

This taste enhancer is actually hidden under dozens of ingredient names in all sorts of processed foods, restaurant foods, beverages, chewing gums, vitamins and supplements.

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