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How Sunlight Improves Your Blood Pressure

How Sunlight Improves Your Blood Pressure

Thatcher Michelsen January 21, 2014 0

Scientists at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom have figured out why sunlight can lower your blood pressure

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Worried About Allergies This Winter? Watch What You Eat

Worried About Allergies This Winter? Watch What You Eat

Thatcher Michelsen January 8, 2014 0

Those who suffer from allergies tend to see their symptoms flare up in the winter

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OIlsands Mining Releases Mercury Into Atmosphere

OIlsands Mining Releases Mercury Into Atmosphere

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2014 0

The oilsands operations in Alberta, Canada, where mining companies are using advanced extraction processes to capture fossil fuels, has reportedly been covering the surrounding areas in mercury, a potent neurotoxin that causes many health

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Community Gardens Should Be Priorities, Not Casualties

Community Gardens Should Be Priorities, Not Casualties

Thatcher Michelsen December 31, 2013 0

Two recent stories about community gardens in New York City signal an alarming trend, where commercial land development is prioritized over community and public health needs

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With Sriracha Shut Down, Public Health Outweighs Foodie Concerns

With Sriracha Shut Down, Public Health Outweighs Foodie Concerns

Thatcher Michelsen December 20, 2013 0

You may have noticed that fans of Sriracha, specifically the kind that is manufactured by Huy Fong Foods, have been pretty depressed lately

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Anti-bacterial Soaps Being Scrutinized By FDA

Anti-bacterial Soaps Being Scrutinized By FDA

Thatcher Michelsen December 17, 2013 0

Hygiene product manufacturers will now have to prove that products sold with anti-bacterial labeling will actually prevent the spread of bacteria and illness to customers

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Europe’s Declaration Of Aspartame’s Safety Unlikely To Alleviate Concerns

Europe’s Declaration Of Aspartame’s Safety Unlikely To Alleviate Concerns

Thatcher Michelsen December 16, 2013 0

The European Food Safety Authority issued a ruling on December 11 declaring aspartame, the artificial sweetener used to make Diet Coke and other zero-calorie products, is safe for consumption

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Are The FDA’s New Limits On Antibiotic Use For Livestock Enough?

Are The FDA’s New Limits On Antibiotic Use For Livestock Enough?

Thatcher Michelsen December 12, 2013 0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new rules that would limit the use of antibiotics in livestock feed

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Study: Organic Milk Contains More Helpful Fatty Acids Than Conventional Milk

Study: Organic Milk Contains More Helpful Fatty Acids Than Conventional Milk

Thatcher Michelsen December 10, 2013 0

A new study found that organic milk contained much higher levels of healthy fatty acids, also known as omega-3 compounds, than conventionally cultivated milk

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Is The Cost Of Healthy Eating Offset By Long-Term Healthcare Savings?

Is The Cost Of Healthy Eating Offset By Long-Term Healthcare Savings?

Thatcher Michelsen December 9, 2013 0

If you've ever had the general perception that healthy, organic and locally-grown unprocessed foods are more expensive, you're not dreaming

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