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Many people think of healthy eating as consuming a certain number of calories per day. But the truth is, itâ€™s not just about how much you eat but the quality of the food you eat, and how safely itâ€™s been produced. Click through to check out some of the worst foods you can [...]
Katie Waldeck Care2
Residents set to enjoy traditional camping excursions over Easter should plan ahead of time to keep themselves and their environment safe and healthy.
The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) issues the following reminders:
â€¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Keep raw foods separate from cooked or ready-to-eat foods.
â€¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Wash hands between handling raw and cooked or ready to eat foods.
â€¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Protect [...]
Speaking at a press conference last Thursday (21), North Side MLA EzzardMiller said he was denied an opportunity to express his concerns in the Legislative Assembly (LA) because of changes to the order paper.
Miller was speaking about the drafting of the Human Tissue Transplant Bill that he said could open the possibility that human organs [...]
Vignesh Ramachandran, Mashable
Swiss researchers say they’ve come up with a tiny implant that can analyze blood from within our bodies and send test results directly to a doctor.
The device would be implanted just below the skin and can basically look at the concentration of substances in the blood to help determine the status of a [...]
For the past 37 years, The Lions Club of Grand Cayman along with local optometrists have been conducting sight screening amongst children ages five (5) to thirteen (13) within schools throughout the Cayman Islands. These screenings are designed to detect early vision disorders including diminished visual acuity, amblyopia, and refractive errors. Each year, there has [...]
The federal governmentâ€™s failure to protect the environment is putting Canadiansâ€™ health and economy at risk.
By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Communications Manager Ian Hanington.
When the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded in 2010, killing 11 people and spewing massive amounts of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, it cost more than $40 [...]
A leading bacteriologist has said he believes the practice of substituting lamb with beef is widespread in Indian restaurants and takeaways in Scotland.
Professor Hugh Pennington was speaking after a report, published in the Sunday Mail, said low quality beef was passed off as lamb in one in three curries tested by the Food Standards [...]
Combining the vitamin niacin with a cholesterol-lowering statin drug appears to offer patients no benefit and may also increase side effects, a new study indicates.
Itâ€™s a disappointing result from the largest-ever study of niacin for heart patients, which involved almost 26,000 people.
In the study, patients who added the B-vitamin to the statin drug Zocor saw [...]
(NaturalNews) Most of us know the value of CoQ10 for heart health. Now a recent case report has demonstrated that CoQ10 may be of value for reversing even extreme neurodegenerative diseases. This case report involved a 75-year-old with what is considered one of the most irreversible progressive neurodegenerative diseases known: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often [...]
BBC World News
At least 28% of South African schoolgirls are HIV positive compared with 4% of boys because “sugar daddies” are exploiting them, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
He said 94,000 schoolgirls also fell pregnant in 2011, and 77,000 had abortions at state facilities, The Sowetan newspaper reports.
About 10% of South Africans are living with [...]