by Roberta Bolduc The Augusta St. Clinic is so well known to area residents it’s considered a landmark. For the past 23 years, Dr. Roger Jaynes, the clinic founder, has… read more →
The journal Scientific Reports recently published a study that confirmed a link between a diet high in sugar and common mental disorders. In 2002, researchers from Baylor College
…researchers found that former and occasional drinkers have a 45 percent increased risk of heart disease than nondrinkers.
Other playfields use “crumb rubber” infill made of ground-up used tires formerly considered hazardous waste. Thus, sports players may be exposed to dozens of chemical compounds, most of which have never been tested for health impact; some of those tested are believed to cause cancer, birth defects, developmental and reproductive disorders and infertility.
A recent study by researchers at the University of La Plata, in Argentina, has found that most of the cotton hygiene products on the market contain the chemical glyphosate, widely used in agriculture as an herbicide. According to a recent World Health Organization statement, glyphosate is a probable carcinogen to humans.