Tag: Health News

Juicing Vs. Blending, Everything You Need To Know About The Green Health Drink Nutrition Debate

Have you had a chance to hop on the green diet bandwagon? Green drinking can be a fantastic way to add healthful servings of fruits and vegetables into your diet, especially if you are not already absorbing the recommended daily amount.   There is an endless supply of green products currently being sold on the… Read More

BPA-Free Plastics May Still Not Be Safe For Use In Consumer Goods

Phrases like “Green” and “BPA free” are advertised on many of the latest water bottles in circulation today. According to recent developments in research, it appears that BPA-Free plastics may not be as safe as they advertise. After exposure to UV light, plastic water bottles may still release BPA molecular chemicals into your water.  … Read More

Food Associations Fight Vermont, Saying “No” to GMO

Exercising an ever insatiable thirst for greed, big American food associations are now bullying the state of Vermont for becoming the first state to say “no” to GMO’s on consumers’ plates.   On May 8, Governor Shumlin signed Vermont’s GMO labeling bill into law, making Vermont the first state that will require labels on genetically… Read More

“America’s Doctor,” Dr. Oz Under Fire in Ad Scandal

Dr. Mehmet Oz could use Oprah on his side right about now. “America’s Doctor” has been under fire in the court system recently for his indirect support of ingredients and supplements that have resurfaced in ad scams on the Web. Although the telegenic doctor and television host claims he did not have knowledge of the… Read More

Watching Netflix Before Bed May Cause Depression And Other Adverse Health Effects

We have all done it: binge watch seasons upon seasons of your favorite television shows until you inevitably fall asleep after hours of watching.   Apparently, this is not only an insanely awesome way to spend one’s weekend, but it can also be detrimental to your health. The reason for this is due to “light… Read More

The Homefront: Why The VA Scandal Rankles America’s Conscience

By now, the details are depressingly familiar. In a series of astonishing revelations, whistleblowers have accused government administrators in the Veterans Affairs (VA) medical system of brazenly falsifying official records regarding veteran treatment. Through a series of creative scheduling tactics, hospital administrators kept official notifications of veteran wait times within policy targets when, in truth,… Read More

Five Ways To Improve Brain Function And Health

Many of us live a fast paced life with little to no time to relax. When we do find time to relax, it might often involve mindlessly social activities like watching television, scrolling through our Facebook news-feed  or even taking a selfie to share on social media.  The lives we lead often put us in a… Read More