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Another Food Recall

 November 4, 2011

Another Food Recall Moms look in your pantry and check the peanut butter before you make the next peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Smuckers Peanut Butter announced yesterday they are recalling 16 ounce jars of the Natural Peanut Butter Chunky sold in several states because of possible salmonella contamination. The Ohio based company says the […]

The 7 Dirtiest Surfaces in America

 November 1, 2011

The 7 Dirtiest Surfaces in America   A consumer product company named Kimberly–Clark, released a report recently about the amount of bacteria on public surfaces. The study involved extensive testing in six major United States cities. The company looked for a certain molecule present in all living cells called Adenosine Triphosphate or ATP. The company […]

Cancer and PTSD

 October 29, 2011

Cancer and PTSD   I have wondered for many years why so many of our cancer patients refused to shout from their roof tops when they went into remission. Even after staying in remission for years, some people have been afraid to speak of their ordeals. I always had trouble understanding how some would not […]

Wash (and RE-WASH) your Vegetables!

 October 27, 2011

Wash (and RE-WASH) your Vegetables! Recently the CDC documented a nationwide food contamination with an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that affected cantaloupes. Never in all of my years have I heard of so much food poisonings as I have heard of in the last couple of years. We have been afraid to eat spinach, onions, […]

CDC Study Shows 1 In 25 Teens Take Antidepressants

 October 27, 2011

CDC Study Shows 1 In 25 Teens Take Antidepressants   A study just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is said to be the first to offer statistics on how many teens between the ages of 12 and 17 are on antidepressants. The study revealed that 1 in 25 adolescents are […]

How Safe is Your Hospital?

 October 18, 2011

How Safe is Your Hospital?   More and more businesses are feeling the crunch and needing to make financial changes with our fallen economy. No businesses that I can see are exempt. This includes the medical fields. It is sad to report that as we have worked hard all our lives and need the help […]

Read the numbers on your fruit

 October 12, 2011

Read the numbers on your fruit   Produce codes or sticker labels on fruit actually tell us how the fruit has been grown. It can tell whether the fruit was organically grown or conventionally grown with pesticides and herbicides or genetically engineered. The following is numbers you can look for the next time you go […]

Screening for Prostate Cancer

 October 6, 2011

Screening for Prostate Cancer   Dr Sanjay Gupta, M.D. announced on CNN this morning that The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced that they are no longer recommending prostate cancer screening (PSA) for men. They reported that the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test does more harm than good because if the test shows […]

The Viral Storm

 October 4, 2011

The Viral Storm   Dr Nathan Wolfe is a field virologist. He is a scientist and author of a new book called The Viral Storm. His goal is to reveal the identity of the next pandemic or deadly virus before it happens. He looks at himself as a virus hunter who looks for clues and […]

Turmeric

 September 30, 2011

Turmeric   There has been an awakening in The United States lately over this pungent spice. Researchers are reporting that turmeric may prevent and slow the growth of a number of different cancers.Turmeric is a spice grown in India and other Asian tropical areas. It is an essential ingredient in curry dishes. There has been […]