Publicity about kids who react to shots, combined with mistrust of traditional medicine, has led to a backlash against childhood vaccines. If too many parents opt out, it could spawn a dangerous resurgence of disease.
New and better information is coming to light every day about ways to prevent prostate cancer, which struck an estimated 234,460 American men in 2006. An estimated 27,350 die of it each year, according to American Cancer Society estimates. Since doctors are getting better at catching it early, fewer men are dying of prostate cancer.
Even at the green grocery store, harmful food additives lurk behind innocent-looking labels. Hundreds of shoppers who reached for "Quorn" veggie burgers, for example, became ill with severe vomiting and diarrhea. Others developed hives and had trouble breathing. Government regulators protect the public from harmful food additives much of the time, but there are obvious holes in the system.
A number of recent scientific studies suggest that nighttime exposure to light is one factor in the increased incidence of breast cancer. With light pollution invading bedrooms at night, as well as more nocturnal lifestyles that keep people awake in artificial light during prime hours of darkness, it may be that people are simply not getting enough of a critical hormone.
In this, the year Paul McCartney turns 64, a new wave of senior citizens is upon us. The natural health industry anticipates robust sales, since many aging Boomers are buying herbal hair-loss remedies and organic face creams in their quest for the fountain of youth. The Natural Marketing Institute estimates that 60 million adults now turn to herbal supplements as part of their anti-aging strategy. So where to start with this new, natural approach to aging?
Don’t Pan-ic! New Non-Stick Cookware Alternatives Safer and Easy to Clean Searching for the Safest Cookware
Tried-and-true alternatives to Teflon non-stick cookware might go a long way toward easing the conscience of the cook in your house.
Could hormone mimics, synthetic chemicals that trick the body into thinking they are natural hormones, be behind the recent increase in hot flash rates?