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Feb 1, 2009 - 3:46:42 PM
Comment: Breast cancer awareness means screening awareness
It's that time of year
October is the National
Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
article published by Ironton Tribune suggests that men should get screened for
breast cancer because "cancer does not discriminate."
Oct 1, 2008 - 9:03:42 AM
Reader's response to FTC action against supplements companies
If the FTC is successful in
silencing Daniel Chapter One and the other herbal companies being sued,
individual consumers seeking to improve their health and the health of
American society as a whole will suffer important losses.
Sep 23, 2008 - 3:21:21 PM
Letter to Editor: There is a link between vitamin D and CVD death risk
The original authors wrote: The adjusted models of CVD and cancer
mortality revealed a higher risk, which was not statistically
Aug 17, 2008 - 7:56:16 PM
High fructose corn syrup, sugar, and several fruit juices all contain the same simple sugars
The June 25 article "Not all sugars have an equal effect on obesity, ” may mislead consumers about high fructose corn syrup.
Jun 27, 2008 - 8:36:58 PM
Comemnt on reports on John McCain's Health
Why didnt you point out in your brief article about John McCain, that the pool of reporters excluded the New York Times reporter, who has an MD, and that no MD's were allowed to see it?
Jun 8, 2008 - 2:57:59 PM
Mediterranean Foods Alliance (MFA) and Med Mark
Here at Oldways, we are devoted to helping consumers eat better and thought you might be interested in learning more about Oldways and the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
Jun 8, 2008 - 2:52:26 PM
Letter to editor: The food supply is not safe
I have published a number of letters where I make the following
observation: I can say with confidence that the food supply has not
been safe in the past, is not safe at present and will most likely not
be safe in the future.
Apr 7, 2008 - 10:48:40 AM
My case with Sprint PCS considered solved
Ok, I considered my case solved. I called Sprint PCS this morning asking them
why I got the notice saying I owned them $161.
They said this amount is the early termination fee because I cancelled
my account while I was in a contract.
Feb 13, 2008 - 8:51:46 AM
My dental amalgam story
Here is another testimonial how dental amalgam is dangerous.
Feb 4, 2008 - 7:20:56 AM
Thanks for sharing about mercury dental fillings
was very happy to read in Sue Muellers recent article that she shared that a
foodconsumer.org scientist recommends that health conscious consumers read a
book by a dentist Hal A Huggins titled It's All in Your Head: The Link Between
Mercury Amalgams and Illness.
Feb 1, 2008 - 10:18:32 PM
My Story of Dental Amalgam Mercury Poisoning
I am a victim of MERCURY
POISONING and am here to testify how mercury from the dental amalgam
fillings has affected my life. Next year, 2007, will mark thirty years
I have been suffering from 'MERCURY' poisoning from the 'silver' dental
amalgam fillings. I was only 7 or 8 years old when I first had amalgams.
Jan 31, 2008 - 4:58:42 PM
Murcury Toxicity Due to Dental Amalgams
I came into the world healthy. I was poisoned by age 8. I
started having weird symptoms of brain fog, fatigue, chronic bleeding nose, and
weight gain. I was in and out of doctors for 10 years saying that there was
nothing wrong with me and it was all in my head.
Jan 31, 2008 - 4:09:43 PM
Mercury in dental amalgam
Congratulations for your
interest creating awareness in the mind of the American Public on the
issue of Dental Silver Amalgam restorations.
Jan 29, 2008 - 8:10:18 PM
One third of lipsticks on the market contain high lead
One third of lipsticks manufactured in the
United States and used by millions of American women contain lead at a level that exceeds the limit of the metal allowed in food, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) reported October 11.
Oct 13, 2007 - 9:09:51 AM
Women with certain breast cancer should avoid soy
I was reading your article recommending eating 'plant foods' to fight breast cancer.
You may want to hold off on recommending soy foods until more research is done because soy products may do more harm than good to some women.
Aug 9, 2007 - 6:59:47 PM
Obesity is spread by common germs
The Potbelly Syndrome, Dr. Per Mårin and I show how chronic
infections cause obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease.
Aug 1, 2007 - 8:42:48 PM
Illinois Firm Recalls Beef and Chicken Bases Due To Mislabeling
SAMS Food Group, Inc., a Bedford Park, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 13,300 pounds of beef and chicken base products because the labels were inadvertently switched.
Jun 21, 2007 - 6:00:18 PM
Case 1: How can I lose my excess weight?
I am a 35 year old female. I am 50 pounds overweight. This year I got out of a 13 year relationship. I went through a period of depression. Now, I feel better, but I cannot seem to lose any weight. Any suggestions? I think I may have triggered a hormonal imbalance.
Jun 17, 2007 - 6:43:01 PM
You can help grow organics
Are you satisfied with having just 3% of the fruit you eat free of potentially dangerous pesticides? How about 2% of vegetables? Or less than 0.02% of corn?
Jun 12, 2007 - 6:13:29 AM
CDC update 2: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
Included here are a CDC letter for passengers; the common questions and answers about the whole incident and a statement by the father-in-law of the Georgia man with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, or XDR TB.
May 31, 2007 - 4:00:29 PM
Use fluoride supplements if it does you any good
Anyone, who chooses, can use fluoride toothpaste and go to a dentist to receive fluoride treatments and a prescription for fluoride drops.
May 11, 2007 - 4:35:04 PM
Reader's response: What we need is an "origins of food act",
This article has several points which are contradictory and make no sense.
The main one is::The assessment notes that melamine is not metabolized, and is rapidly excreted in the urine. Thus, it is not believed to accumulate in the body of animals.
May 9, 2007 - 10:32:14 PM
Group Asks USDA About Adequacy of Bovine Tuberculosis Mitigation Measures
why the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has not taken more
decisive action to protect our U.S. cattle herds from a known source of
Bovine TB; 2) whether USDA is following even minimal international
standards established by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
for preventing the spread of Bovine TB; and, 3) whether USDA has
specific plans to begin providing the U.S. cattle industry with needed
protection against this disease.
Apr 17, 2007 - 3:06:54 PM
Flora Foods recalls "Cerignola" olives
Flora Foods of Pompano Beach, Florida, is recalling its 25oz jars of "Cerignola
(UPC 0-20038-00693-5) because
they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium
which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned
not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
Mar 9, 2007 - 4:27:03 PM
Reader's comment on Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements of Questionable Benefit
Vitamin D Supplements of Questionable Benefit,
most be some kind of a joke. Calcium is not even spelled
correctly. Researchers are saying that the human body uses 3000 to 5000
IU of vitamin D per day(Heaney, et. Al Creighton U).
Feb 26, 2007 - 7:10:09 AM
California may mandate HPV vaccine for girls
Assembly woman Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View, California., recently
introduced legislation that would require girls to be immunized against
HPV before they enter the sixth grade.
Feb 11, 2007 - 7:48:20 AM
Soy milk is unhealthy?
Asian people eat far much more soybean than people in the West where cow' milk is much more popular. But much fewer Asians get cancer or other forms of disease than the Westerners. This means that compared to other risks, eating some soybeans or drinking some soy milk is nothing.
Dec 1, 2006 - 1:31:00 PM
E. coli doesn't kill, but its toxin does
I realize the O157 is the bad boy but the point is the toxin (SLT1 and/or SLT2) produced causes the problem.
Sep 26, 2006 - 7:14:00 PM
Aspartame is not an allergen
The FDA Consumer article that just appeared on your web site, of course, is full of propaganda.
Sep 3, 2006 - 6:18:00 PM