Archive for 2012

Cranberry Juice – The All Natural UTI Medicine

Cranberry Juice – The All Natural UTI Medicine

November 17, 2012 | by

It has been long known that cranberry juice can offer a variety of health benefits (when ingesting in the right form). Some of the most recent research involving cranberry juice examines how the juice is even effective at treating bladder infections. While most people with a bladder infection swiftly race to the doctor for antibiotic treatment, the infection causing bacteria are becoming resistant to our medicines, and something needs to be done.

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White House Petition to Label GMOs Gaining Thousands of Signatures Per Day

White House Petition to Label GMOs Gaining Thousands of Signatures Per Day

November 16, 2012 | by

A new petition calls upon the Obama administration to require the FDA to label GMOs within consumer products. Growing in popularity each hour, the petition is receiving thousands of signatures per day.

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Laptop Use Stops Couple from Conceiving, Causes Infertility

Laptop Use Stops Couple from Conceiving, Causes Infertility

November 16, 2012 | by

A woman named Laura and Scott Reed tried unsuccessfully for six months to conceive before consulting professionals. After doctors said that the heat from Scott’s laptop was cooking his sperm, Scott began using his computer on the table. Three months later, their baby Taryn was conceived and is 11 months old today.

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Flame Retardants in Soda and Furniture Lower IQ, Slows Development

Flame Retardants in Soda and Furniture Lower IQ, Slows Development

November 16, 2012 | by

University of California Berkley researchers say that children have a greater risk of experiencing neurodevelopmental delays in early childhood if exposed to flame retardant compounds—even while in the womb. Unfortunately, flame retardants may be more widespread than you think.

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Balancing Exercises Could End up Saving You Later in Life

Balancing Exercises Could End up Saving You Later in Life

November 16, 2012 | by

Everyone knows that becoming fit and exercising regularly has everlasting positive effects on the body and even the mind. Research has even revealed that just a few minutes of exercise is powerful enough to alter your DNA (in a good way). But one key exercise-related topic no one seems to be talking about is balance – something that gradually diminishes as you age. Being able to balance could save you later in life.

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Grassroots: After GMO Labeling Shot Down, Citizens Start Labeling Themselves

Grassroots: After GMO Labeling Shot Down, Citizens Start Labeling Themselves

November 15, 2012 | by

Activists and concerned citizens around the world have had enough with corrupt corporations censoring their right to know what’s in their food, and frankly they’re beyond upset.

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Brazil to Clone Endangered Animals, Release Into Wild

Brazil to Clone Endangered Animals, Release Into Wild

November 15, 2012 | by

Brazil has announced that scientists within the nation will soon start cloning endangered animals, ultimately seeking to release them back into the wild to increase population.

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Are Antibiotics Making People Fat?

Are Antibiotics Making People Fat?

November 15, 2012 | by

Not to find excuses for obesity, because people do enough of that as it is, but what if the food we are eating is causing obesity because of issues not related to simple nutrition? What if the antibiotics being fed to livestock and pumped into the general population were making us fat? Well, there’s a good chance they are.

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Paraquat, Herbicides may Increase Parkinson’s Risk Threefold

Paraquat, Herbicides may Increase Parkinson’s Risk Threefold

November 14, 2012 | by

Evidence is piling up that Parkinson’s is just one of many favors herbicides are doling out to the American public A study investigating about 110 participants in central California found that individuals worked with or lived in areas with paraquat and who had a head injury were three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease.

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75% of Heart Disease Patients Given Wrong Drug Dosage, Study Finds

75% of Heart Disease Patients Given Wrong Drug Dosage, Study Finds

November 14, 2012 | by

A new study by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute found that roughly 75 percent of Americans suffering from coronary artery disease are being prescribed wrong drug dosages. This, in effect, puts their patients at greater risk of uncontrolled bleeding, blood clot development, and other problems.

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