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Category Archives: health
“..Drug Company Paid Doctors To Push Drug..” (+ comment:..and our vivisectors poured that drug into the eyes of white rabbits..)
“.. Ista Pharmaceuticals Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to charges it used kickbacks and improper marketing to boost sales of a drug meant to treat eye pain – - and agreed to pay $33.5 million to settle criminal and civil … Continue reading
“..10 classic ads from the sugar and cereal industries..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Slideshow: “Enjoy an Ice Cream Cone Shortly Before Lunch” | Mother Jones.
“..Marijuana Pesticide Contamination Becomes Health Concern As Legalization Spreads..” (+ comment:..ed:..a very real problem here/now in new zealand..but one easily solveable..and is yet another reason to legalise/regulate/tax cannabis..here in new zealand..)
“..Other than a skunky aroma – the waiting room at the Cannabis Care Foundation in Belfair, Wash. – - resembles your typical pharmacy. Chairs line walls next to stacks of magazines – in this case – issues of Rolling Stone … Continue reading
“..DNA research has led to cutting-edge breakthroughs in how we detect cancer risk. But when doctors can’t keep up with the science – - the results can be perilous..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Genetic Testing For Women: When DNA Screenings … Continue reading
“..Tim Curry is recovering after suffering a major stroke on Thursday night – reports The Daily Mail. The 67-year-old actor suffered the stroke at his Los Angeles home – and while there were few details available – sources close to … Continue reading
“..There has been talk of a female equivalent to Viagra for years. Now it may become a reality – one that could be in pharmacies within the next few years – according to a May 22nd New York Times magazine … Continue reading
“..Emmerdale’s boozing heart attack victim Eric Pollard stands out for his unhealthy lifestyle. But the heavy smoking and gym-shirking cockneys of EastEnders are hardly fitness fanatics..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The unhealthiest soap on TV: is it Emmerdale, EastEnders or … Continue reading
“..Former employees of Willy Selten plant – - say horse and putrid meat were added to beef – - for at least five years..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Horsemeat company regularly mixed horse in with beef, say Polish workers | … Continue reading
“..Dairies – service stations – and grocery stores – will automatically be banned from selling synthetic cannabis and other legal highs from as early as July. All other shopkeepers will need a licence to sell designer drugs under the Psychoactive … Continue reading
“..L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl’s cancer is in remission – - and he credits medical marijuana for this. Wednesday – in a blog post on The Huffington Post – he became the first sitting elected official to detail using pot while … Continue reading
“..Join us for tonight’s panel discussion on drug laws with David Simon – writer of The Wire – documentary maker Eugene Jarecki – Rachel Seifert – the director of the documentary Cocaine Unwrapped – and others – at the Royal … Continue reading
(ed:..about time we had some of these here..eh..?..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> First US vegetarian school popular with students – Life & Style – NZ Herald Videos.
“..New Zealand adults are on average the second heaviest among 50 countries – a health list reveals – – prompting warnings of a looming medical crisis for some Kiwis. The average Kiwi was estimated to weigh 81.3kg last year – … Continue reading
(ed:..a review of a book detailing the ‘ugly history’ of coca-cola..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> How Coca-Cola’s Ruthless Business Tactics Created a Despicable Global Powerhouse | Alternet.
“..This area is gorgeously complicated and full of surprises. Here are just a few…” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Vagina Facts: 10 Things You May Not Know About Lady Parts.
“..an especially acute issue for younger people – a survey shows. A University of Otago public health professor said the findings were concerning – because living in a cold house can have serious heath implications. A nationwide Canstar Blue survey … Continue reading
ed:..first question/fuck-up of this show.. ..why not just talk about marijuana..?..why mix legals up with it..? ..next question:..the ex-drug-cop sabin tells a pile of gigantic lies..why the fuck didb’t espiner call him on that..?..but no..guyon had his prepared question..eh guyon..?..unable … Continue reading
“..Most pregnant women are deficient in iodine – - a mineral vital for cognitive development..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Mothers’ diets may harm IQs of two babies in three – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.
(ed:..experts opine..) “..Oliver James – 60 – is a psychologist and author of ‘Affluenza’ Diane Abbott is talking rubbish. We cyclically hear about this supposed crisis of masculinity – but there is nothing proving that beyond her own conjecture. If … Continue reading
“..Do you ever find yourself slouching in your chair – or walking with hunched shoulders and a droopy neck? We’re all guilty of these posture no-nos from time to time – but new research reveals that poise is not the … Continue reading
“..Ginger may do more than taste delicious and calm the stomach – - a new study shows it could also have benefits for people with asthma. The research, presented at a meeting of the American Thoracic Society – - shows … Continue reading
“..Britain launched a research programme on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> … Continue reading
“..The condition has just been reclassified as a psychiatric disorder..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Obsessive compulsive hoarding: A serious health risk in store – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.
(..are your neurons to blame..?..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Why You Can’t Sleep: The Science of Insomnia | Alternet.
“..Click through the slideshow below for yoga experts’ recommendations for the 10 best poses for anxiety relief..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Yoga For Anxiety: 10 Poses To Reduce Stress And Support Mental Health (PHOTOS).
“..Organic farmer Alice Holden’s advice on what to plant when..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The beginner’s guide to growing your own veg | Life and style | The Observer.
“..Yuck! NYC fourth grader sneaks camera into school, makes documentary about gross cafeteria food..”
(ed:..heh..!..) go to source/story>>> Yuck! NYC fourth grader sneaks camera into school, makes documentary about gross cafeteria food – Boing Boing.
“..Researching the Borgias – Sarah Dunant learnt how syphilis took Europe by storm during the 1490s – - and the far reaching effects it’s had ever since..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Syphilis, sex and fear | How the French disease … Continue reading
former tv host mary lambie joins ex-all black/out-there-christian michael jones..as a peddler of unhealthy/junk-food to the nation..
“..These days you’re more likely to find Mary Lambie behind a sandwich counter than in your living room screens. The former Good Morning presenter is the franchisee of Subway Telecom Place on Auckland’s Victoria Street..” (cont..) (ed:..the only difference between … Continue reading
how to eat healthy..simply.. go to source/story>>> Search | Greatist.
“..this advanced bodyweight workout stacks exercises in back-to-back circuits to keep the heart rate up while building strength and speed. From handstand push-ups to single-leg planks – - 30 minutes is all it takes to put the mind and body … Continue reading
“..3. A sprinkle of talcum powder a day will keep moisture away. Baby powder (or scented talcum powder) can be easily inhaled into the lungs – - and worse – has been linked to cancer. Harvard researchers recently found that … Continue reading
“..Transcranial magnetic stimulation alters the activity of the brain – without the need for an invasive physical procedure. But for such a ground-breaking and potentially alarming technique – it is not very well known..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Brain-controlling magnets: … Continue reading
“..Up close – after it has travelled more than 300km – - the Waikato River is so muddy that you cannot see your feet – - if you are standing just knee-deep beside its banks..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Troubled … Continue reading
“..A Manhattan banker shoots portraits of drug abuse – sex work – and homelessness – - in the Bronx..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Portraits of Addiction | Mother Jones.
“..If a fleeting ultrasound image is not enough – - you can now have your foetus immortalised in hologram form..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Japanese company can print a 3D hologram of your unborn foetus | Art and design | … Continue reading
“..The epic inside story of long-term criminal fraud at Ranbaxy – - the Indian drug company that makes generic Lipitor for millions of Americans..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Dirty medicine – Fortune Features.
“..Plan unveiled that would allow patients to sign a disclaimer asking for help to end their lives..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> ‘Death contracts’ could give terminally ill the right to die – Health News – Health & Families – The … Continue reading
“..OK – let’s be generous to Diane Abbott. In a speech to the think-tank Demos today – the Labour MP warned that we are facing a “crisis of masculinity”. Fundamental changes in our society – particularly the structure of families … Continue reading
“..Depression and physical decline are more likely than for those staying in work -study reports..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Work longer, live healthier? How retirement can seriously damage your health – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.