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Health & Wellness

Potential Cure for Malaria Discovered in Rainforests of Costa Rica
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, science, study, disease, drugs, medicine, research )

- 3497 days ago -
A team of researchers things some of Costa Rica's plant species might contain medicinal properties to help stop malaria and other diseases.
Don't Let Them Cut Off Our Nuts!
Health & Wellness  (tags: almonds, fumigation, Cornucopia Institute, USDA, lawsuit )

- 3501 days ago -
When the USDA announced their intention to gas almonds with a toxic fumigant or steam-heat the raw nuts - and still call them raw - Cornucopia began working with almond farmers, consumers and retailers to block this misguided food safety measure.
35 Reasons Why We Choose Homebirth
Health & Wellness  (tags: homebirth )

- 3503 days ago -
Why do I think a homebirth is so much better than a hospital birth? I've experienced a planned hospital birth, a planned homebirth that ended with an induced hospital birth (and a month-early preemie) because of pre-eclampsia, and two homebirths.
How Prepared Is Your Family?
Health & Wellness  (tags: emergency preparedness kit )

- 3507 days ago -
Do you have an emergency preparedness kit for your family? Don't get caught short in the event of a natural disaster! Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, or severe winter storms can put your family at risk if you aren't prepared.
Almond Growers Sue USDA Over Compulsory Almond Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: usda, almond growers, fumigation, steam treatment )

- 3507 days ago -
The USDA requires that raw almonds be treated with propylene oxide (a toxic fumigant recognized as a carcinogen by the EPA) or steam-heated before sale to American consumers.
Sacred Grain and Gluten-Free Superfood
Health & Wellness  (tags: recipe, gluten-free, superfood )

- 3509 days ago -
Which ancient grain: * is 15 to 18% protein? * has five times the iron as wheat? * contains three times the fiber as wheat? * delivers twice the calcium as milk? * is a great source of magnesium and manganese?
New Pharmacy Research: Holy Basil Has Anti-Aging Properties
Health & Wellness  (tags: anti-aging, antioxidants, holy basil, tulsi )

- 3512 days ago -
Research recently presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference found that holy basil extract was effective at searching for and eliminating harmful molecules and protecting against damage caused by free radicals in organs.
New Study Finds High Levels of Toxic Fire Retardants in Children's Blood
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic chemicals, PBDEs, fire retardants, children, mothers )

- 3514 days ago -
Toddlers Have Three Times the Level of PBDEs as Their Mothers. A new study finds that the concentrations of hormone-disrupting chemicals known as PBDEs in young children are significantly higher than their mothers.
FDA Allows Producers to Irradiate Spinach and Lettuce
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, safety )

- 3526 days ago -
Irradiated spinach and lettuce are coming soon to a store near you! In the name of food safety, the Food and Drug Administration will now allow producers of fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce to irradiate their products to kill germs
Bend Over Backwards and Relieve Stress
Health & Wellness  (tags: yoga ball, stress, parenting )

- 3526 days ago -
Pain In the Neck Got You Down? Lower Back Aching? Bend Over Backwards and Get Some Relief! Whether you stay at home as the parent, or work outside for your job, life can be stressful on a body.
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