Electromagnetic Headaches

When it blows in the wind, we try to find out where it’s coming from. Once in a while, though, there’s so much stench we can’t identify the source. Such is the case with electromagnetic fields—EMF’s—…

Exposure To Motor Lubricants & Solvents

Muscle car plus motor head does not equal muscle head, although it could. The first pair evokes positive images for those who remember Holley carburetors, dual exhausts, Hurst shifters and four on…

BHT In My Cereal?

Can there be too much of a good thing? Drinking too much water can dilute the electrolytes in the body and short circuit the wiring. It’s called water intoxication, and can lead to death. Though…

Brain Fog On Your Mind?

Charity begins at home, and the brain is no stranger to this maxim. The brain is not only immunologically active on its own behalf, but also plays a role in protecting the rest of the body. The…

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Solvents In The Home And Workplace

There are too many things we take for granted. When it comes to health, if it doesn’t hurt, we don’t pay attention to it. This is the case with the solvents we use around the house, including the…

Enhancing The Worst

It’s bad enough when the junk in (or on) your food harms you—you know, the preservatives, the agricultural sprays, the stuff in there that you can’t begin to pronounce, the coloring agents, and…

Child Athletes Nutrition

“Most children and adolescents who are strongly committed to sports are not concerned about nutrition as it relates to energy balance and obesity,” states a report from a 2004 issue of Nutrition.…

Food Safety: Packed Lunch

The featured abstract, from the respected journal, Pediatrics, explores the condition of packed lunches at a pre-school. There is no reason to think that other school environments are any different.…

No “Bones” About It…

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) do not come to mind as the first thought in searching for nutritional answers regarding bone health. “Recent evidence-based research, however, supports intervention with…