From the monthly archives:

November 2012

Lately, it’s been trendy to do studies on the number of common toxins in blood and urine samples taken from children across the nation. It’s lead to recommendations to reduce canned tuna in kids’ diets, as many have toxic levels of mercury, to reduce the amount of plastic used on and around food, since chemicals […]

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Studies have reported before that one of the most germ-y places in your home is your kitchen. The sink drain, in particular, tends to be loaded with bacteria regardless of cleaning. But what really sets the kitchen apart from, say, your bathroom? The presence of antibiotic resistant bacteria! One of the main contributors to the […]

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Update: Ranbaxy Laboratories, Ltd., have had to stop producing the generic form of Lipitor that was contaminated. Why? Because they can’t explain how the glass got in it! If their manufacturing process is that poor, I’d hope their drug sales finally do get stopped in the US (and really, everywhere). A generic version of the […]

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A new coronavirus (the family the original SARS virus comes from) has been identified as the cause of a small SARS outbreak in the middle east, but the WHO is now warning that the cases may not be isolated, and that other countries should be watching for SARS symptoms, investigating all cases of odd or […]

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You’re probably familiar with the dozens of problems facing the current flu shot: it takes years to develop, and requires a guess at which strains will be active when it’s in use, it’s not that successful when compared to the standard of most vaccines, the flu shot’s side-effects can, for those with weakened immune systems, […]

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