Archive for March, 2008

How To Reduce Your Risk of Cantaloupe Salmonella Poisoning

Posted on March 23rd, 2008 in food, food poisoning, organic, organic foods, organic produce, organically grown, salmonella | No Comments »

The FDA today announced a risk of salmonella poisoning in cantaloupe imported from Honduras. The risk is highest in small children and older adults with weak or compromised immune symptoms. Even if you've eaten contaminated fruit, most with uncompromised immune systems will not feel the effects.

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Another Reason To Lose Weight? Breast Cancer

Posted on March 17th, 2008 in breast cancer, cancer, obesity, overweight, weight loss | No Comments »

Is there another reason to lose weight and avoid obesity?

There are hundreds, but another was confirmed recently by a study Read the rest of this entry »

New Bill Would Drug Expectant Mothers

Posted on March 14th, 2008 in children, pregnancy, prescription drugs | No Comments »

A proposed bill now in congress titled 'The Mothers Act' would treat expectant mothers with anti-depressant drugs to avoid postpartum depression.

This is literally the most insane idea I've ever heard. Giving anti-depression drugs to pregnant women.. the same drugs that are proven no better than a placebo and the cause behind every shooting massacre in recent history is now being proposed into law.

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