Archive for 'Chemical Poisons'

Diesel Fumes Now Considered to be a Major Health Hazard

Diesel Fumes Now Considered to be a Major Health Hazard

If you are in a metropolitan area and stare into the sky, you will see that the air has a haze-like quality to it. This is likely because the air is tainted with fumes emitted by [...]

The Case for the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food

The Case for the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food

Whenever you bite into a granola bar, scarf down a bowl of cereal or pour dressing into your salad, you are likely consuming food that has been altered from its original state. It’s rare these days [...]

New Consumer Fear over the Use of “Meat Glue”

New Consumer Fear over the Use of “Meat Glue”

The U.S. Meat industry has been under heavy attack in the last few months after videos surfaced of the “pink slime.” The industry is now under scrutiny again amid criticisms that meat processing plants are using [...]

Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer to Get Drunk

Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer to Get Drunk

Teenagers are known for doing stupid things. It is somewhat expected as they are young and at a period in their lives when they want to try new and daring things. Some teenagers also cave in [...]

Car Pollution a Bigger Threat to Human Lives than Auto Collisions

Car Pollution a Bigger Threat to Human Lives than Auto Collisions

Driving has its risks. Motorists have to be extremely careful when observing road conditions around them. Even so, there is always the risk of a collision by a negligent driver in which serious injury and even [...]

FDA Places Restriction on Use of Antibiotics on Livestock

FDA Places Restriction on Use of Antibiotics on Livestock

People go vegetarian for all sorts of reasons. Health concerns are often cited as the primary reason for the transition in diet. Just to be clear, meat in itself is actually very healthy. The main problem [...]

Cancer-Causing Chemical Found in Soft Drinks

Cancer-Causing Chemical Found in Soft Drinks

Common sense will tell you that any drink loaded with sugar is not exactly a healthy beverage. Even then, refreshments like soda are consumed by millions of people on a daily basis. The irresistible taste and [...]

Pink Slime for School Lunch?

Pink Slime for School Lunch?

School lunches have always been touted as healthy. That myth was shattered when videos surfaced in early march of meat being processed in a factory. The video showed meat in its early stages of processing. Of [...]

Head of Faulty Breast-Implant Firm Arrested

Head of Faulty Breast-Implant Firm Arrested

A global scare came to a dramatic conclusion as Jean-Claude Mas was arrested in France earlier this month. Following a long investigation, the man who was CEO of the firm Poly Implant Prothese was found to [...]

The Dangers of Bisphenol

For those of you who are concerned about health conditions such as, breast and prostate cancer, sexual development abnormalities, and now heart disease, linked to the packaging additive bisphenol A (BPA), there is promising news for [...]