Archive for May, 2012 :

New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks
May 31st, 2012

The sale of any cup or bottle of sweetened drink larger than 16 fluid ounces — about the size of a medium coffee, and smaller than a common soda bottle — would be prohibited under the first-in-the-nation plan, which could take effect as soon as next March.

“Most People With A Mental Disorder Are Happy”
May 23rd, 2012

Among those with a psychological problem, happiness was lowest in those with anxiety and depression (although still a significant minority of these people reported frequent happy moods).

American Airlines Boots Woman From Flight For “Offensive” Pro-Choice T-Shirt
May 23rd, 2012

A woman traveling home from an abortion rights seminar was detained and forced off an American Airlines flight Tuesday because the captain and crew found her T-shirt “offensive,” according to the blog RH Reality Check.

Is This The End Of Meat?
May 22nd, 2012

The Vegetarian Butcher makes use of emerging techniques and new recipes to create, they say, some of the most convincing meat replicas ever.

Gluten Sensitivity In Mothers Linked To Mental Health Issues For The Child
May 21st, 2012

Children born to women with gluten sensitivity may be at a higher risk of developing schizophrenia or other psychiatric diseases later in life.

The Risk Of A Heart Attack Is On Your Plate
May 21st, 2012

We must avoid foods that had a mother or a face. It’s better to eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans plus avoid all oils. Sure, the change in lifestyle will be extreme (in the beginning) but the rewards will last a lifetime.

Replace Coffee With Rooibos Tea To Naturally Boost Energy and Health
May 21st, 2012

Rooibos has flavonoids that act as antioxidants, making it popular with the health conscious.

Astragalus, The Unsung Cancer Fighter
May 21st, 2012

Astragalus is very effective in helping people with AIDS and has even proven to have an anti-tumor effect and can increase the efficacy of chemotherapy.

Unsafe Immunization Practices: Creating a Silent Epidemic in Developing Countries?
May 21st, 2012

According to the World Health Organization, immunization providers are responsible for 1.3 million early deaths each year in emerging countries, due to using needles and syringes multiple times without sterilizing them.

World’s First Vegetarian Shark Prefers Heads of Lettuce
May 21st, 2012

According to Graham Burrows of the Sea Life Center, the shark has gone “completely veggie”.

All-White Jury Acquits Houston Ex-Police Officer in Videotaped Beating of Black Teen Chad Holley
May 21st, 2012

Hundreds of people rallied in Houston on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a former police officer in the videotaped beating of an African-American teenager.

Facebook Suit Over Subscriber Tracking Seeks $15 Billion
May 20th, 2012

Facebook Inc. (FB), the social network operator whose shares began trading yesterday, was sued for $15 billion in an amended complaint by subscribers who claim the company invaded their privacy by tracking their Internet use.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II: British Monarch Celebrates Coronation Jubilee with Gulf Despots and Dictators
May 20th, 2012

When Queen Elizabeth II receives her guests at Windsor Castle today to celebrate 60 years as head of the British state she will be greeted and fawned upon by some of the world’s most ruthless dictators.

Paralyzed Woman Uses First Mind-Controlled Robot Arm
May 17th, 2012

Using BrainGate, the world’s most advanced brain-computer interface, a woman with quadriplegia has used a mind-controlled robot arm to serve herself coffee — an act she hasn’t been able to perform for 15 years.

Sea Shepherd Founder Arrested – Needs Your Help!
May 15th, 2012

Urgent Call to Sea Shepherd Supporters – Help Save Captain Watson from Extradition to Costa Rica!

Babies’ Brains Benefit From Music Lessons
May 10th, 2012

The great thing about music is, everyone loves it and everyone can learn simple interactive musical games together.

Schools Adding Yoga To Phys-Ed Classes
May 4th, 2012

The yoga classes will be offered in the schools in September.