There’s Something Fishy Going on with the Seafood Industry

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Did You Know…that one-third of fish in the United States is mislabeled and rife with health threats?

Who knew fish fraud was such big business?  The nonprofit ocean protection group Oceana genetically tested 1,215 fish samples taken from 674 retail outlets in 21 different states across America. Continue reading

Survey: Big Business May Shift Retirees, Part-Timers To Insurance Exchanges

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Corporate America is taking a hard look at moving retirees and part-time workers into health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, suggests a survey by the National Business Group on Health. Continue reading

New 3D Mammograms May Triple Your Radiation Exposure

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Although touted as superior, new 3D mammograms (tomosynthesis) appear to have no diagnostic advantage over standard mammograms, and pose a much higher risk Continue reading

New 3D Mammography Significantly Increases Radiation Exposure, and Your Risk of Radiation-Induced Cancer

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  • Breast cancer has become big business, and routine mammography is one of its primary profit centers. Mammograms deliver ionizing radiation, which is known to contribute to cancer. “New and improved” 3D tomosynthesis mammograms still require mechanical compression and expose you to Continue reading

Cell Phones: 50 Percent Increase in Frontal and Temporal Lobe Tumors in Children

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The office of National Statistics in the United Kingdom discovered a 50 percent increase in frontal and temporal lobe tumors in children during the ten year span covering 1999 to 2009. Was this a result of cell phone radiation?

The Department of Health in the UK would appear to think so. Continue reading