Send to KindleTweet A recent study funded by the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) and the National Institutes of Health studied the impact, if any, of adding blueberry powder to the diets of mice with breast cancer cells. The research, which was conducted by Dr. Lynn Adams in the lab of Dr. Shiuan Chen at [...]
Send to KindleTweet New research from China-based researchers for Kaiser Permanente ties BPA, or Bisphenol-A, to decreased sperm quality and sperm count. BPA, which is banned in Canada and three U.S. states, is being phased out of most baby bottles, but is often used in plastics, tin cans, the casings of cell phones, and some [...]
Send to KindleTweet The world’s second largest chip maker, Samsung, (Intel is #1) has hired Washington D.C.-based Environ Holdings to conduct a 12-month review of its semiconductor factories after reports surfaced that a number of workers have contracted leukemia, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Earlier this year, a group sued a South Korean [...]
Send to KindleTweet South Dakota is among a handful of states that might be the 15th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. According to KSFY, the South Dakota Coalition for Compassion collected twice the signatures they needed to get state election officials to consider putting the issue on the ballot for the November election. [...]
Blueberry. Skunk Diesel. G-13. These are all different types of grass, the illegal drug New Jersey just legalized for medical use. Weed has been given to cancer patients for years to help with nausea and appetite but recent studies show new pluses and minuses associated with herb.
Send to KindleTweet Results of a recent study published in Consumer Reports indicates that current guidelines set by the UK government unit Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding Bisphenol A (BPA) are outdated and do not reflect the results of current studies on the health risks of BPA, according to The Ecologist. BPA is a plastic [...]
Send to KindleTweet As early as twenty years ago, curly hair was fixed by being relaxed or straightened. These days, there are salons and products galore to help define curls and keep frizz at bay. Some people are even wearing extensions and weaves by choice, after many spent hours in the salon and many a [...]
Long-Term Hangover Helper Supplement + Energy Drink = Healthy Wakeup Call What:Milk Thistle is making its way from the supplement shelves to the refrigerators of health food stores.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Gatorade, greasy breakfast food and Pedialyte. These are among the most talked about hangover helpers but all three are about to get shoved to the side with the increasingly popular supplement milk thistle. According to the U.S government website Medline, milk thistle is a plant found in the Mediterranean region whose [...]