20 Health & Wellness Articles Worth Checking Out

Every day, we check the web for health and wellness news and articles that we think may be of interest to you and the rest of our readers. Inevitably, we wind up with much more material than we can possibly write about yet find worth sharing with you. So, without further ado, here are 20 […]

The Sugar/Cancer Connection and Other News of Note

Does Sugar Feed Cancer? (PhysOrg) Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have uncovered new information on the notion that sugar “feeds” tumors. The findings may also have implications for other diseases such as diabetes. The research is published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “It’s been known […]

The Dental Power of Aloe and Other News of Note

Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera (Medical News Today) The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Legend has it that Cleopatra used aloe vera to […]

Mindfulness, Environment and Other News of Note

Mindfulness Training Busts Stress (CNN) Lead investigator Kimberly Williams said the goal was to relieve stress. “Mindfulness means to pay full attention to what you are doing, moment by moment,” she said. “We taught them how to recognize sources of stress, how stress impacts them, and then what they could do to come out of […]

Mercury: Out of Sweden, In Your Soda and Elsewhere in the News

Great news out of Sweden: The Government today decided to introduce a blanket ban on mercury. The ban means that the use of dental amalgam in fillings will cease and that it will no longer be permitted to place products containing mercury on the Swedish market. “Sweden is now leading the way in removing and […]

Nebraskans Say “No” to Fluoride in Their Water

This year, the state of Nebraska passed a law mandating fluoridation of drinking water but gave communities the chance to opt out by 2010. Last week, more than 60 communities voted on the issue, the majority of which said no to fluoride. Jeff Green of Citizens for Safe Drinking Water reports, via the IAOMT: Up […]

Fluoridation Follow-Up: Opposition Gaining Scientific Support

Via NewswireToday Old Bethpage, NY – Several cities, including 61 Nebraska cities, are voting on fluoridation this year. They should reject it because science tells us adding fluoride chemicals into tap water to reduce tooth decay is ineffective, harmful and a waste of money. Over 1300 additional professionals signed onto the Fluoride Action Network’s (FAN) […]

Fluoridation: Low Benefit, High Risk Policy

Bravo, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, for your recent statement of opposition to fluoridation, reprinted below.   The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) does not support fluoridation of drinking water for the following reasons: 1) The decline in caries in communities that are fluoridated has been highly significant – but […]

Follow-Up: California Assembly Reverses Course on PFOA Ban

Via NewsInferno: The Associated Press is reporting that the California Assembly has reversed itself and approved a bill to limit the amount of the chemical Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) that has been linked to cancer in food packaging. The measure—by Senator Ellen Corbett-Democrat-San Leandro—would permit no more than 10 parts per billion (ppb) of PFOA in […]