Category Archives: Warnings

9 Hand Sanitizers That The FDA Warns Can Be Toxic If Absorbed By The Body

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The Food and Drug Administration over the weekend issued a warning on nine alcohol-based hand sanitizers manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico that it says contain wood methanol, a toxic substance that could ultimately result in death of absorbed through the skin or ingested. “Consumers who have been exposed to hand sanitizer containing […]

This Is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health – Doomscrolling

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It’s 11:37 PM and the pattern shows no signs of shifting. At 1:12 am, it’s more of the same. Thumb down, thumb up. Twitter, Instagram, and—if you’re feeling particularly wrought/masochistic—Facebook. Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic left a great many people locked down in their homes in early March, the evening ritual has been codifying: Each night ends the way the […]

Meat is STILL Bad…Sorry.

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A pair of new studies out Monday might nudge you to reevaluate your meat-eating habit. One study found evidence that eating at least two weekly servings of red meat, particularly processed meat, is linked to a slightly higher risk of cardiovascular … FULL STORY HERE

Man’s Blood Almost Kills Him

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A man in Germany had so much fat in his thickened, pale blood, it basically looked like milk, scientists report – and it could have killed him if doctors hadn’t resorted to a long-abandoned treatment pioneered by ancient healers thousands of years ago. FULL STORY HERE

Is Your Phone Blinding You?

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A new study says that smartphones may ruin your eyesight. Researchers at the University of Toledo, in Ohio, have found that exposure to blue-light — the glow emitted from most smartphones, tablets and laptops — promotes the growth of “poisonous molecules” in your eyes, leading to macular degeneration. FULL STORY HERE

Teen Receives Double Lung Transplant Due To Vaping

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Dr. Hassan Nemeh, the surgeon who led the team that performed the first double lung transplant on a vaping patient in the United States, said that the damage to the previously healthy teen’s organs was unparalleled. “What I saw in his lungs is like … FULL STORY HERE

Cortisone Injections: The Side Effects

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What will the doctor offer you if you have a stubborn pain in a joint? Frequently, physicians turn to cortisone injections to ease the pain for a while. Before you agree to such treatment, make sure you are aware that it can cause devastating body-wide side effects. One reader learned that the hard way. FULL […]

Ditch The Dairy!

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The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place breast cancer warnings on cheese. Made up of 12,000 medical professional members, PCRM would like cheese products to have warning labels similar to those on cigarette packets. It gives one example in the petition: “dairy cheese contains reproductive […]

Synthetic CBD is Coming

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By now most people have heard of Cannabidiol otherwise known as CBD. Many of us in the industry have been concerned with the FDA taking steps to remove this 100% natural material from direct over the counter sales and migrating it to Prescription only. They have claimed that they are considering potency guidelines for over […]

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