Grocer Shuns Plastic Trays The British supermarket chain Iceland is planning to eliminate or drastically reduce plastic packaging for more than 1,000 of its house-label
Meds in Urban Streams Drive Microbial Resistance A new study published in the journal Ecosphere confirms that in urban streams, persistent pharmaceutical pollution can cause aquatic
Pain Reliever Impacts Child’s Development Girls born to 754 Swedish mothers that used acetaminophen during pregnancy showed less ability in acquiring early language skills at 30 months of
On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Chase Dixon and Dr. Angela Dixon will hold an educational health seminar at their office entitled “Knowledge is Power”. The presentation is intended to provide a greater understanding of health and how the body functions.
Fewer Births, More Fetal Deaths In a new working paper from the West Virginia University Department of Economics, authors Daniel S. Grossman and David J.G. Slutsky found that during the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan, from 2014 to 2016, there was a 58 percent rise in fetal deaths, and 275 fewer births compared to adjacent areas near Detroit.
The Greer location of Circulation Nation now offers the modality of iridology, performed by Marisela Fernandez Martinez, Hir, owner of Insight Iridology LLC. Martinez, who studied at and graduated from the International Institute of Iridology, explains this methodology. “The basic theory is that various
Monsanto Still Gaming the System Monsanto, the company that makes the controversial weed killer Roundup, is setting farmer against farmer and state against state with its newest product, dicamba. Amid claims and counterclaims over effectiveness and safety
by Amanda Just and John Kall Many consumers are not aware that all silver-colored fillings, also referred to as dental amalgams, contain approximately 50 percent mercury. Although other countries have banned and/or restricted the use of dental mercury, these fillings are still being used in the United States. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is warning consumers that the mercury in dental amalgam fillings poses risks to human health and that dental mercury released into the environment
Warning Regarding Flu Vaccines As the debate rages between health officials and vaccine critics about possible links to autism, mercury seems to be a specific bone of contention. It has long been present in the form
Eight Ways to Restore Gut Health by John Douillard The New York University Langone Medical Center recently reported that 74 percent of Americans experience some form of digestive distress, a quarter are obese and more than 100 million U.S. adults are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. While many blame such problems on eating wheat, some food scientists disagree, including those citing two major studies by Harvard researchers; following more than 100,000 people for 25 years, they concluded that those eating the most wheat compared to low-gluten folks had a 13 percent lower diabetes risk and no greater risk of heart disease.