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cancer drugs

Most cancer drugs make it to the market without any proof they’re safe or effective

As if suffering from cancer weren’t bad enough on its own, a new studyhas found that nearly two-thirds of the cancer drugs that gained authorization from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from 2009 to 2013 did not offer any clear proof that they would extend or improve patients’ lives. The study, which was carried out by […]

More harm than good: Most men are better off NOT treating prostate cancer — most tumors will not cause harm

More harm than good: Most men are better off NOT treating prostate cancer — most tumors will not cause harm

We’ve all heard that early detection is vital for many medical conditions, but when it comes to prostate cancer, an Oxford academic has claimed that thousands of men who have the illness would actually be better off if they had never been diagnosed. According to Professor Freddie Hamdy, many men with slow-growing tumors that hadn’t […]

antibiotics

Antibiotics found to leave bacterial toxins in your gut, which explains why you need probiotics after antibiotics

If you’ve ever taken a course of antibiotics, you might have been told that it’s a good idea to take probiotics at the same time or immediately afterward. We’ve long known that this is a wise move, but now scientists have gained further insight into precisely why it can make such a big difference in […]

Pepsi admits its soda contains cancer-causing ingredients

Pepsi admits its soda contains cancer-causing ingredients

When the Center for Environmental Health released test results showing that Pepsi intentionally covered up the presence of high levels of 4-Mel in its popular soft drinks in 2013, the company denied both the presence of this chemical in its beverages and the fact that it was dangerous. 4-Mel, which is short for 4-Methylimidazole, is a […]

Scientist develops biodegradable, edible non-plastic bags to halt the continued plastic pollution of the world

Scientist develops biodegradable, edible non-plastic bags to halt the continued plastic pollution of the world

One country that has been making a concerted effort to reduce plastic waste is India. A ban on disposable plastics is set to go into effect in the Delhi region this year, outlawing the use of produce bags, cutlery and other disposable plastics, and many cities already ban plastic bags. It is therefore not surprising […]

Nutritionist warns: 3 ingredients that can make your smoothies far less healthy

Nutritionist warns: 3 ingredients that can make your smoothies far less healthy

Smoothies are a popular choice for breakfast or a snack because they are ostensibly healthy and so easy to make. There is no need to follow a recipe; you can just toss in the organic fruits and vegetables that you have on hand, along with some yogurt into a blender and you’re all set, right? […]

cheese

Are some cheeses more nutritious than others?

Cheese has a way of making almost any food taste better, whether you’re crumbling some feta over your salad, or melting some swiss over your grilled turkey. Cheese has been vilified by some in recent years on account of its high fat and cholesterol content, while other sources insist that it is nutritious and can […]

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Even though more people than ever are switching to organic food and other healthier choices, the American diet in general remains very unhealthy. With obesity and its related health problems reaching epidemic proportions, many people wonder why Americans continue to make such bad choices when it comes to food. The problem cannot be blamed on […]

Non GMO Meat

Applegate Farms meat goes non-GMO despite Big Food buyout

When Hormel, the food company famous for its processed meat products like Spam, bought America’s biggest natural and organic meat company, Applegate Farms, many health-conscious consumers were worried about the future direction of the brand. It turns out those worries were unfounded, however, as the brand has announced it is committed to removing all GMOs […]

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Fracking industry dumping radioactive waste in landfills, exposing homes and schools to cancer-causing chemicals

Most of us want to think of our homes and schools as safe places where families can pass time with minimal exposure to danger. Unfortunately, some residents and school students in Irvine, Kentucky, have suddenly found themselves in an environment more akin to Chernobyl than Appalachian Kentucky. Denny and Vivian Smith live in the idyllic […]