The Dangers of Gardasil

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) advises that all 11-12 year old girls receive a new, controversial vaccine to prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Schools are considering making it mandatory before allowing your child to enter back into school. However, no school systems have made that determination as of yet. The FDA…

Imitate a Corporation for Good Health

The quest for wellness continues to gain ground, especially in the business world.  Corporations have begun to realize that wellness programs can add to their bottom lines.  For every dollar invested in worksite wellness programs, there is a return of $15 to the employer, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).  Wellness programs are touted to increase productivity and…

Is Your Sunscreen Promoting Cancer?

In order to make your sunscreen transparent instead of looking like a white paste the approved sun screen chemicals (titanium oxide and zinc oxide) are modified into small particles called nanoparticles which can enter deep into the skin and even the bloodstream causing many potential health problems. Dr Vyvyan Howard, a toxicopathologist and senior lecturer…

Fight Obesity with Omega-3 Fats

A recent study, conducted by the University of Newcastle in Australia, indicates that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce obesity.  Researchers found that Omega-3 levels of those people at a healthy weight were 15% higher than in those considered obese. Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids, or PUFAs.  Large amounts of Omega-6 PUFAs are known to…

Most Cleaning Products Are Chemical Cocktails

Most cleaning products are chemical cocktails, poisoning people, families and environments.  They are a lot more harmful than a little dust and dirt. Many cleaning products can irritate lungs and eyes, and are implicated in cancer.   They leave behind toxic residues, and pollute the water supply when rinsed down the drain. Anyone wanting to use cleaning products should learn to read labels, even those…

Aspartame: Sweet but Deadly

Ants die when they ingest aspartame. What is it doing to you? The FDA has received more complaints about aspartame than any other additive ever! This equates to over 10,000 consumer complaints.From these complaints the FDA has compiled a list of 92 symptoms and diseases related to aspartame including multiple sclerosis, cancer and death.Yet the FDA, Monsanto…

Poor School Lunches

Your child’s school lunch would most likely fail if it had to meet any of the standards taught in health class. I recently reviewed my son’s school lunch options. At first I laughed out of shock – then I cried. Actually, I am not sure if we could officially categorize some of the items as food. According to Webster’s Dictionary…