Archives for September 2008

Kids at risk from fire retardant materials

Keeping Fire Retardants Out of Your Kids “We just finished the first investigation of toxic fire retardants (called Deca) in parents and their children, and we found toddlers had 3 times the levels of Deca in their blood as their mothers. That means young children in the U.S. bear the heaviest burden of flame retardant […]

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Exploding tumor

Love + prayer power + docs + determination save young woman Woman Survives 12 pound heart tumor that exploded producing live threatening blood clots At Cleveland Clinic 32-year-old Marianne Cook’s life was perilous. The damage to her legs from the lack of blood was obvious. “It was pretty much as bad as I have ever […]

Almond growers to sue USDA

(NaturalNews) “After having their organic almond businesses devastated by the USDA’s bizarre ’07 decision requiring mandatory chemical fumigation of almonds, the almond industry is fighting back. Fifteen American almond growers have filed a lawsuit against the USDA in an attempt to repeal the requirements that all almonds grown in California be fumigated or pasteurized. (Virtually […]

Pesticides and children's obesity

“Exposure to pesticides in utero can double a child’s chances of becoming obese, a new Spanish study has concluded. The study, published in the journal Acta Paediatrica, measured the level of the internationally banned (yet still freakishly persistent) pesticide hexachlorobenzene in the umbilical cords of over 400 children born on the Spanish island of Menorca. […]

Organic school lunch program

Local, Organic and Sustainable?    Why an Organic County? “The Marin Organic School Lunch and Gleaning Program is helping to transform the school lunch choices for our kids by offering a combination of purchased and gleaned foods from Marin Organic farms to participating schools throughout the county. “Gleaned” food is produce which would otherwise be left […]

Primitive cells developed at Harvard

“Jack Szostak, a molecular biologist at Harvard Medical School, is building simple cell models that can almost be called” life”. Szostak’s protocells (primitive cells) are built from fatty molecules that can trap bits of nucleic acids that contain the source code for replication. Combined with a process that harnesses external energy from the sun or […]

Brain Tumors-New Genetic Pathways

Comprehensive Study of Brain Tumors New Genetic Mutations, Core Pathway “The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network, a collaborative effort funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), reported the first results of its large-scale, comprehensive study of the most common […]

Vegetarian Rehab. Centers

Top five most vegetarian-friendly rehab centers with yummy food as rated by PETA. The Meadows (Arizona): All about fresh, organic root veggies, tofu, veggie burgers, and vegetarian casseroles, this desert oasis has helped the likes of Kate Moss, Eric Benet, Mike Tyson, Elle McPherson, Tara Palmer-Tompkinson, Paul Gascoigne, Ron Wood, Kerry Katona, Michael Barrymore, and […]

Hospitals going solar

Earthtoys.com reports on the first solar hospital in Colorado. boulder Community Foothills Hospital teamed up with Namaste Solar Electric to incorporate solar into the facility. the hospital was one of the top green hospitals to being with, and now has a 37 kilowatt solar system on a roof awning in addition to a 28 kilowatt […]