Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

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  • A recent report by a public health lawyer exposes the deep conflicts of interest between the processed food industry and the trade organization for food- and nutrition professionals Continue reading

BPA May Cause Arrhythmia, Heart Attacks in Women

Bisphenol A overrides the natural heartbeat signal causing female heart cells to misfire, according to a recent study. Given how pervasive BPA is these days, this could mean heart problems, possibly even fatal ones, for millions of women. Continue reading

Healthcare Professionals Expect Costs to Rise with Healthcare Reform

Professionals at healthcare organizations across the country expect costs to rise with healthcare reform but those costs will be tempered by increased access to care and organizational efficiencies.

Seventy-five percent of respondents to the Health Care Reform Readiness Survey said they believe healthcare costs will increase due to healthcare reform; 43 percent said they expect the increase to be significant.

The Health Care Reform Readiness Survey, released by Buck Consultants, a human resource and benefits consulting firm that is a subsidiary of A Xerox Company, is based on responses from more than 200 professionals Continue reading