Archive for November, 2011 :

More Women Switch to Eco-Friendly Menstrual Cups
November 28th, 2011

Menstrual cups are much more convenient, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly than tampons or disposable pads, as one cup can be used for years without the need to create unnecessary waste.

Keep Your Baby Away From Pediatricians
November 27th, 2011

An advice from Tim Bolen of the Bolen Report: “Want to Keep Your Baby Healthy? Stay Away From Pediatricians!”

Mormon Child-Traffickers Investigated
November 25th, 2011

Canada is finally investigated the trafficking of children by a Mormom cult after ignoring the cimes for decades.

Waiting Five Years for a Drop of Water
November 25th, 2011

2.5 million U.S. dollars to supply water to several marginal neighbourhoods in the capital of Haiti. Approved in 2006. Five years later the water has yet to run.

Women Build New Opportunities in Cooperatives
November 24th, 2011

Forged in the 2001-2002 social and economic crisis, cooperatives in Argentina are becoming a fast track to women’s participation in what were traditionally regarded as male spheres.

Pirate To Join European Parliament As Youngest Member
November 22nd, 2011

In a few weeks Amelia Andersdotter will be the second Pirate Party member to take a seat at the European Parliament in Brussels.

“Let Women Die” Bill Backed by Bishops
November 21st, 2011

The first bishop in the US is indicted for child sex-abuse coverup; meanwhile, his colleagues push for laws that will intrude on our sexual freedom.

Girl Left in a ‘Waking Coma’ After Cervical Cancer Vaccination
November 21st, 2011

*Lucy Hinks is unable to walk or talk after having injections at school
*Parents warn others to check on potential side effects of Cervarix vaccine.

Mom in a Coma After Dyeing Her Hair
November 21st, 2011

Doctors warn that even if she survives she will almost certainly be permanently brain damaged.

Alcohol May Suppress Breast Cancer’s Spread
November 21st, 2011

Celebration ethanol appears to boost a risk of building breast cancer but might be profitable for those who already have a disease.

A Power Woman Wakes Up Early
November 20th, 2011

Women who are early risers are more proactive.

Can We Survive with 7 Billion Population?
November 17th, 2011

Some people think that daily global population growth of 227,000 people is a wonderful thing. But many do not.

Mom Beats Toddler to Death
November 17th, 2011

Feeling helpless as your baby cries and cries is what often leads to Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Glee Star is Rooted with Her Vegan Lifestyle
November 17th, 2011

Lea Michele defending her plant-based diet.

Who Cares About Overpopulation?
November 17th, 2011

How should we deal with this exploding human population?

Recalled Kotex Tampons Due to Bacterial Contamination
November 16th, 2011

In case you are using Kotex tampons, you need to check before buying.

Gardasil Victims Against Merck for Deadly Reactions
November 15th, 2011

Health Impact News Editor Comment: Now that the dangers of the deadly Gardasil vaccine are getting so much media exposure, it will be interesting to see what happens from injured victims in countries other than the U.S. In the U.S. of course, the pharmaceutical companies have legal immunity thanks to a Supreme Court decision earlier this year that upheld a law preventing anyone from suing them.

Husband Digs Through Nine Tons of Trash to Find Wife’s Ring
November 14th, 2011

$10,000 ring accidentally thrown out found after filthy search at waste facility.

Good Samaritan’s Kindness Repaid Same Day
November 14th, 2011

A local man’s gesture of roadside goodwill was almost immediately repaid with an intervention that likely saved his life.

Quebec Woman Turns 101 on 11/11/11
November 14th, 2011

Celebrating a birthday on 11/11/11 is something special but doing it twice in a lifetime is a dream for nearly everyone – except Florida Duguay.

HIV Soaring High in Greece
November 13th, 2011

‘Contagion’ is the label financial markets use for the economic spread of the Greek crisis. For hundreds of people in an increasingly chaotic society, the word has a deadlier meaning.

Can Fetus Sense Mother’s Psychological State? Study Suggests Yes
November 12th, 2011

As a fetus grows, it’s constantly getting messages from its mother.

Overcoming Corporatism
November 12th, 2011

The ‘occupy’ demonstrations across the US are getting the attention of the corporate criminals that run the country.

Fukushima Survivor’s Story
November 12th, 2011

For a tsunami survivor the water, you would think, might be terrifying. But Chihiro Kanno launches herself into the swimming pool with a determined dive.

Albania’s Sex Selective Abortions Burden Moms
November 12th, 2011

Albania, among other European countries have the mentality of choosing baby boys than girls and would opt for abortion for this.

Anti-Aging Regimen is Simply Being Happy
November 9th, 2011

Forget the face lift. Skip the Botox. And ditch the pricey wrinkle creams. The secret to a younger-looking face may be looking happy, new research suggests.

Rude Hospital Workers Need to Learn Some Ethics
November 8th, 2011

A Good Health investigation, using Freedom of Information requests, found a troubling lack of basic care and sympathy. Forty-nine per cent of complaints were about doctors, 29 per cent about nurses, 6 per cent about administration staff and 2 per cent about midwives. KATE WIGHTON reports on the soaring number of complaints against hospital staff…

Suncream Blocks Our Body’s Natural UV Protection
November 7th, 2011

Light receptors – also found in the retina – discovered in the skin for the first time. Findings could also lead to better sun protection products.

Regenerate and Recharge with Fucoidan
November 7th, 2011

This toxic world we live in requires finding ways to properly nourish our bodies.

Sulfur is An Important Nutrient for Optimal Health
November 7th, 2011

Some of the healthiest cultures in the world have the highest levels of sulfur in their diet while the US has some of the lowest levels.

IQ Can Be Increased with Mental Exercises, Lifestyle, Diet and Supplements
November 7th, 2011

IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient. Contrary to common misconception, IQ does not measure a person’s actual intelligence, but rather is measurement of one’s problem solving abilities.

Appreciating What You Have is the Key to Happiness
November 7th, 2011

Simply having and desiring more things won”t fetch any happiness, suggests a new study, which reveals a more nuanced approach to life – individuals who appreciate what they have tend to be happier than others.

Never Underestimating Vitamin D
November 7th, 2011

A cause and effect relationship has been established between the dietary intake of vitamin D and contribution to the normal function of the immune system and healthy inflammatory response, depression and maintenance of normal muscle function.

Prenatal Screening Saves Your Family
November 7th, 2011

Major birth defects come as a surprise for most parents, but they don’t have to.

Pets’ Hormonal Imbalance When Spayed
November 6th, 2011

Does spaying cause depression in dogs and cats? Does this have the same effect with humans when they take out the ovaries?