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Category Archives: health
“..Popular Asthma Drug’s Deadly Side-Effects Revealed – (Once Merck Stopped Making Money from It)..”
“..Now that the patent has run out on Singulair – - its dangers are being acknowledged..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Popular Asthma Drug’s Deadly Side-Effects Revealed (Once Merck Stopped Making Money from It) | Alternet.
“..The lives of thousands of sick newborn babies in poor countries could be saved – with a smart and relatively cheap device – - says its Kiwi inventor Sir Ray Avery..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Kiwi help for Third World … Continue reading
“..that this was all vegans ate. So I came up with this recipe. It is simple – healthy – jolly tasty – and will open up a world of new taste and texture sensations. Give it a go for the … Continue reading
that chocolate-milk that is so popular – has 87 grams of sugar in it…(ed:..whoar..!..eh..?..so that’s why the fans love it..the massive sugar-hit they get from it..three+ ounces of the white-death..(!)..bloody hell..!..it should have an age-restriction on it..))
“..It’s official – Lewis Road Creamery is the tastiest chocolate milk in New Zealand – – although it is possibly also the worst for you. A 750ml bottle contains over 87 grams – – or 21 teaspoons – of sugar…” … Continue reading
“..Squash rackets and car alarms are out. Gone are e-book readers and video cameras – killed off by smartphones. We are sipping more wine but supping less beer and smoking fewer cigarettes. But perhaps the most revealing findings were the … Continue reading
“..Inside the quasi-legal science-free world of medical marijuana for kids..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Medical Marijuana: Parents of Kids with Epilepsy Search for Cure.
“..the teeth of poor folk..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The shame of poor teeth in a rich world – Sarah Smarsh – Aeon.
“..Researchers who examined the bones of Roman gladiators say that some of the mightiest fighters in history – - were in fact vegetarians..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Study Reveals That Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, … Continue reading
“..The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children – - followed 2,612 children born in the Bristol area in 1991 and 1992..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Marijuana use by teenagers does not result in a lower IQ or worse exam … Continue reading
“..Experts say international commitments to combat the virus are ‘grossly inadequate’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ebola outbreak: Virus to kill 67,000 in Monrovia by December, claims academic study – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent.
“..here are some faux pas moments the burger giant would prefer you not remember – - including ones that led up to this quarter’s profit slide. 1. McCruelty to Animals..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 7 Things McDonald’s Really Wants You … Continue reading
“..Big Soda is pulling out the stops – - to keep Americans obese and unhealthy..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> VIDEO: Robert Reich Reveals the Secretive Tactics of Big Soda—And Why We Must Defeat Them | Alternet.
“..Coconut oil is high in saturated fat and should not be used as regular cooking oil – - despite being the ‘trendy thing’ the New Zealand Heart Foundation says..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Coconut oil seen as health hazard | … Continue reading
“..25 percent of tax revenues will go to mental health and substance abuse agencies..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Why Oregon Is About to Be the Poster Child for How to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana | Alternet.
“..Meet the Researcher Who Thinks Cancer Can be Prevented – Even Reversed – Through Diet..” (ed:..disclaimer:..this man is a personal hero of mine..)
“..The professor emeritus in nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University said research has proven that consumption of animal products – - including meat – fish – and dairy – - triggers chronic diseases and impaired health – - and poses a … Continue reading
“..Here – Ian Sample explains how Ebola is transmitted – - the organs it disrupts – the symptoms of infection – - and the chances of survival..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ebola virus: how it spreads and what it does … Continue reading
“..Looking for an interesting substitute for rice or pasta? Here experts – including Yotam Ottolenghi – - reveal how to get the best out of some underused but versatile grains..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> From freekeh to teff: five ancient … Continue reading
“..five sound stories designed to lull you into sleep..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Sound stories to lull you into sleep – Lullaby by Will Self | Books | The Guardian.
“..The gait pattern is so distinctive – - that a stranger diagnosed comedian Billy Connolly with the condition – - as he walked through a hotel lobby..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Parkinson’s diagnosed by walking | Stuff.co.nz.
“..The planet is burning with a fever..” (cont..) go to source/story>> AlterNet Comics: The Globola Crisis | Alternet.
“..A man paralysed from the chest down has managed to walk again – - following pioneering cell transplant surgery..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Paralysed man walks again after pioneering spinal surgery – video | Science | The Guardian.
“..Phthalates are found in numerous items around the home – and even in food packaging. So it’s a little worrying that they’re being linked to – among other things – - a decrease in libido in women..” (cont..) go to … Continue reading
“..Here are 8 things we discovered on our path to a healthier life:..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> On giving up processed food | Stuff.co.nz.
“..Drinking one soda every day is associated with 4.6 years of additional biological aging..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Daily soda consumption seriously messes up your DNA – Salon.com.
“..Tens of thousands of fireplaces could be snuffed out in Auckland within four years – - under a new anti-pollution bylaw..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 75,000 fireplaces may need to go | Stuff.co.nz.
“..A new app for iOS and Android phones – is the first app designed for medical marijuana users – - that allows them to order and have their ‘medication’ delivered right to their doorstep. The app – called ‘Nestdrop’ launched … Continue reading
“..Despite stigmas associated with illegal drugs – - they courageously study and speak out against drug myths..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 6 Brave Researchers Busting the Myths Behind Everything We Think We Know About Drugs | Alternet.
“..USA have been using West Africa as an offshore to circumvent the Convention on Biological Weapons – - and do bio-warfare work..” (cont..) go to source/story>> US Bio-warfare Laboratories In West Africa Are The Origins Of The Ebola Epidemic.: Information … Continue reading
“..The current Ebola outbreak started with an infected fruit bat that was hunted as part of Africa’s enormous bushmeat trade..”
(..who knew..?..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Ebola outbreak: What is bushmeat – and is it behind the disease that has killed thousands? – Americas – World – The Independent.
“..Soylent: Could a quick slug of nutritionally engineered sludge ever replace the leisurely meal?..”
“..reduced worry is another of Soylent’s benefits: – beyond the quantifiable time savings in food shopping and preparation – - the knowledge that breakfast – lunch – and dinner – - are solved frees up a substantial chunk of mental … Continue reading
(ed:..one of mahers’ guests accuses him of rightwing hysteria over ebola..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Watch Bill Maher Tackle Ebola Panic And The ‘Morons In That F–king Hospital In Dallas’.
“..Here’s what everyone is failing to report..” (cont..) go to source/story>> I’m a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here’s What No One Is Telling You About Ebola | Alternet.
“..They don’t taste supersweet – - but these sugary foods can easily push you over your recommended limit of 25 grams a day..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Sugar-iest Foods That Don’t Even Taste Sweet.
“..We can learn a lot from missteps early in the AIDS crisis..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 8 Mistakes We’re Making About Ebola That We Also Made When AIDS Appeared | Alternet.
“..The prohibitionist crowd’s myths about marijuana and addiction – - are wildly far-fetched..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Marijuana Addiction Is (Almost) All in Your Head | Alternet.
“..6 Big Problems With America’s Ebola Response, According to a Leading Infectious Disease Specialist..”
“..Why we are profoundly unprepared..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 6 Big Problems With America’s Ebola Response, According to a Leading Infectious Disease Specialist | Alternet.
“..Children the system fails often become adults involved with what they once despised: – addiction – incarceration – neglect – and abuse..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> I grew up in a family of crack addicts. So why did I fear … Continue reading
“..In our sense of terror – Islamic State and the virus feed each other. But from airports to airstrikes – the response is glaringly inadequate..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Isis and Ebola: the twin threats that reveal our impotence | … Continue reading
“..Singer tells Graham Norton Show that he has been suffering from glaucoma for last 20 years..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Revealed at last: Why Bono always wears shades – Glaucoma – Entertainment – NZ Herald News.
“..Drinking sugary soft drinks may accelerate biological ageing as much as smoking – - a study has found..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Sugary drinks might age you as much as smoking – study – Life & Style – NZ Herald … Continue reading