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ADHD children

Meds for Younger ADHD Kids?

A new report just released at a recent American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference recommends that children as young as four can now be diagnosed and treated for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Does this mean more pharmaceutical drugs for young children? Likely, according...

bags and bacteria

Reusable Bags Harbor Bacteria

New research has determined that few people wash their reusable grocery shopping bags, 8% of reusable bags harbor E. coli, and nearly all unwashed bags harbor other pathogenic bacteria. The research, published in Food Protection Trends, the journal of the International Association for...

cow energy

Vermont’s Cow Power a Success

The State of Vermont recently completed a seven-year study that showed that dairy cow manure can produce a significant amount of power. The study analyzed the energy production of six dairy farms for seven years. The dairy farms produced 12 million kilowatt-hours (12...

breathing exercises

Breathing Exercises Treat COPD

Researchers from Turkey’s Kirklareli University Medical College have found that nurse-led breathing exercises in the home are significantly more effective for COPD patients with stage 3 or 4 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) compared with standard medical care for COPD. The researchers studied...

vitamin study

Are Multivitamins Good or Bad for You?

By Case Adams, Naturopath Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show a slight increase of mortality among women who took multivitamins, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper supplements. Is this the whole story? Other recent research has found that multivitamin...

Chinese Herbs and Swine Flu

Chinese Herbs Treat H1N1 Swine Flu

A study of 410 young adults has found that a Chinese herbal combination called maxingshigan-yinqiaosan treats H1N1 virus infections more successfully than the conventional drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu). The study, published in the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine and conducted at the Capital...

GM Foods

Petitions Launched to Label GM Foods

Several organizations have banded together on two fronts to file petitions requiring the labeling of genetically-modified foods. The Center for Food Safety announced today that they have, together with several environmental, farming and health organizations, filed a legal petition with the U.S. Food...

Listeria

Cantaloupes and Listeria: On the Peel

While most of the news relating to the listeria (listeriosis) outbreak have insinuated that the cantaloupe contents contain listeria, this is not the case. The bacteria that causes listeria, Listeria monocytogenes, has been found on the outside peels of the Rocky Ford brand...