Family Care and Health Alerts

“Effects of radiation on living tissues”

Radiation may come from either an external source like fallout from bombs, melt down from nuclear power plant melt downs  given off into the environment both air, water and food, x-ray machine, or an internal source, such as an injected radioisotope. How does radiation effect living tissues? The impact of radiation on living tissue is […]

“Help protect Japanese kid survivors”

Children at Risk after Massive Earthquake and Tsun Houses swept by a tsunami smolder near Sendai Airport in Japan after a massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan this morning. Dear CompMed readers  Children are at risk following today’s massive earthquake and the resulting tsunami that continues to wash ashore causing massive destruction. We continue […]

“German bologna recall for slow recooking time”

New York Firm Recalls Bologna Products Due To a Processing Deviation and Possible Contamination with Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxin Recall Release CLASS I RECALL FSIS-RC-018-2011 HEALTH RISK: HIGH WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 – Zweigle’s Inc., a Rochester, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,997 pounds of bologna products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin, the […]

“Beware dental abuses and lies”

Author Editor Mary Wolken, Exec. Dir. CMA How long have we heard to get semi annual check up and cleaning for your teeth. “The old expression of be true to your teeth or they will be false to you” Is truer today than any time in the past. The falseness is not only in the […]

“Kiss arsenic goodbye in US wells hopefully”

Queens University Scientists Behind Safer Drinking Water In US Dr. Bhaskar Sen Gupta of Queen’s University Belfast, whose pioneering technology, which is transforming the lives of millions of people in Asia, is now being used to create safer drinking water in the United States. The award-winning system – Subterranean Arsenic Removal – removes arsenic from […]

“Not so natural Boca burgers”

BOCA Burgers Admits It Uses Genetically Engineered Ingredients to Organic Consumers Association (OCA) “It’s a fact that much of the high-quality soy grown in the U.S. has been genetically engineered, so the traditional BOCA line of soy-based products may contain ingredients derived from these crops.” – BOCA’s Frequently Asked Questions BOCA Burgers is a popular […]

“Sleep it off, not by the TV”

The effects of Sleep loss on weight 10 overweight men and women  were put on a low calorie diet. 1/2 the group sleep for only 5 1/2 hours per night !/2 slept 8 1/2 hours per night After 3 months the groups switched the number of hours they were allowed to sleep Results the effects […]

“US bearded women vs banning BPA”

Maine Gov. Paul LePage recently said that in a worst case scenario BPA exposure may give women “little beards.” Seems US puts head in the chemical sand as EU moves to protect its people from 6 more known toxins including BPA. The European Union recently announced that it will ban six toxic substances under its […]

“LOXL2 enzyme spreads cancer”

Did you know? 90 percent of cancer-related deaths occur because a tumor migrates around the patient’s body. A key to unlock metatasis The LOXL2 enzyme activity has been linked to the metastasis of a variety of different cancers, including breast, esophageal, colon, and squamous cell cancers. Researchers analysis of breast cancer patients, found poor survival […]

“Lavender oil destroys fungal infections”

Fungi are increasingly resistant to drugs. It is urgent to explore alternatives to combat fungal infections.  Lavender (Lavendula) is an herbal plant whose essential oil have been used for centuries to heal skin tissue from burns, often used as a mild antidepressant and for its anticeptic qualities and as an exotic edible condiment. Finally modern […]