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Wide Spread Obesity In Children

(July 12, 2011)  Things have become increasingly worse in the obesity epidemic, which is now triple the 1963 rate. Up to 13 percent of six – eleven year olds, besides 14 percent of adolescents, were classed as being obese even back in 1999. Currently obesity is the major problem for numerous parents in both ..

Young Girls Mutilation For Custom

(July 01, 2011)  According to a new report by Current TV, the brutal practice of breast ironing is on the increase in the African country of Cameroon, affecting one out of every four girls, which is around 4 million in total. It is believed that 50% of girls are subjected to this practice in the southeastern ..

Lethal Water

(June 20, 2011)  Fatal disturbances in brain functions can be a result of water poisoning, known as hyper-hydration, as opposed to dehydration. When the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed beyond safe limits due to over-consumption of water, it can cause death. Andy Warhol, the artist’s ..

Widespread Food Contamination

(June 07, 2011)  Huang Zhanliang, a farmer in Hebei said “I feel there is nothing safe I can eat now because people are in too much of a hurry to make money". Some farmers grow their family food far away from the chemically-raised crops they sell. A growth accelerator called forchlorfenuron, was used by ..

How To Combat E.Coli Threat

(June 07, 2011)  Numerous deaths occurred from a rare form of E. Coli bug believed to have started in organic cucumbers. Hundreds of cases were diagnosed in Germany, along with over 500 people reported feeling sick. Other cases were reported in several other European countries. Food poisoning from the virulent ..

Should Children Be Given Botox Injections

(May 27, 2011)  Aged 8, Britney was giving Botox injection as her birthday present from Kerry Campbell, a California beauty pageant fan. Botox injections are a normal part of a three month ritual of young Britney’s beauty routine, which consist of waxing and weight watching. Campbell does not see the ..

Acute Allergy To Peanuts School Problem

(April 01, 2011)  A first-grade girl, with life-threatening peanut allergies, was being asked by several parents at a public school in Edgewater, Florida, to be removed from the classroom and home-schooled, rather than other students having to constantly deal with special rules to protect the girl’s health. ..

Radiation And Human Health

(March 24, 2011)  The millions of people in Japan are now having to face their worst nightmare, the unseen and silent threat of radiation. Following Chernobyl, the world’s largest nuclear disaster, 28 firefighters and emergency workers died from acute radiation sickness within the first three months. It is ..

Bed Bugs Fly Around The Globe

(March 08, 2011)  Bed bugs are being unwittingly being spread abroad by pilots, to business travelers, as these skilled little travelers hide-away in luggage and clothing. The once thought to have been eradicated pests are making an unwelcome comeback right around the globe. One passenger reports that bed bugs have .

How Water Aids Health

(February 28, 2011)  Maybe water is the true elixir of life. Experts reveal that drinking lots of water is imperative for your well-being and your health, from increasing brain power to reducing cancer. Dr. F. Batmanghelidj MD, a pioneering physician and acclaimed author, says, based on more than twenty years of ..

Is Obesity Related To Cancer?

(February 22, 2011)  If more people kept their weight down, ate better, drank less alcohol and exercised, 340,000 cancer cases in America alone could be avoided annually. Obese people are believed to be at a much higher risk for numerous so-called ‘fat cancers', including colon and breast cancer. Published in ..

Butter Better Than Margarine?

(February 10, 2011)  A lovely tale is floating around the Internet about margarine's origin. Margarine was originally produced to fatten turkeys. The people who had invested their money into the research wanted a return so they put their heads together to work out what to do with this product to get their money back, ..

Overcoming The Stress Cycle

(February 10, 2011)  How heavy is the weight of a glass of water, asked a tutor? The answers varied from 20g to 500g. "The weight doesn't matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. One minute is not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I'll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you'll have to ..

No End To Mysterious Mass Deaths

(January 31, 2011)  Numerous locals woke to discover hundreds dead birds, convinced it was just some more of the rash of mysterious mass deaths that have taken place around the globe in the early part of 2011. The American government however openly took responsibility for killing 100 birds in Yankton, South Dakota. ..

Frightening Facts About China

(January 31, 2011)  While China now plays a critical role in the world economy, in just 10 years, a small emerging market has evolved into a geopolitical giant. Here are just some things that will astound you: Economy:If a person used his entire year's wage on housing, the average Beijing resident could buy only 10 ..

The Little Known Allergic Reaction To Sperm

(January 26, 2011)  In a weird, little recognized experience some men reveal flu-like symptoms immediately following an organism, because they are believed to be allergic to their own sperm. Some scientists believe this happens only after a vasectomy, when the sperm comes into contact with the man's blood. Many ..

Eating The Healthy Way

(January 21, 2011)  Through hundreds of various diets and health fads, millions of dollars are spent every year in helping people supposedly eat their way to health. However there are some simple nutrition mistakes, that can be corrected for free, that would take care of most people’s diet problems. Sugar is ..

Health Improved By Good Sex

(January 19, 2011)  Now with people living longer and healthier lives, senior sex is not only becoming more common, it is also believed to be much more satisfying. People 70 and over and are saying they are having active, fulfilling sex lives. Researchers from Sweden discovered that in 1971 only 52% of 70 year old ..

Recalling Numerous Drugs

(December 17, 2010)  You truly expect when you purchase tablets from a chemist, or are given a doctor’s prescription, you are in safe hands. This is not always the case. Starting in January 2010, a recall of certain types of Motrin and Tylenol by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), brought back nightmarish ..

Do We Really Need Sleep?

(December 09, 2010)  Human beings spend a third of life asleep from birth, yet scientists, after decades of research, have not been able to come up with the specific reason why humans require sleep. It is however, known that after 15-17 hours the body becomes tired and needs approximately 7 – 9 hours sleep. ..


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