Want to Know if You are Eating
Genetically Modified (GM) Food? There is a great site where you can
find out what foods contain GM ingredients. The site "True Food
Shopping List: How to Avoid Genetically Engineered Food" was developed by Greenpeace and is very comprehensive. So many
foods now have GM ingredients that it would probably have been easier to list
the foods NOT containing any GM ingredients.
Older Birth Control Pills May Cause Cancer - Older generation birth-control pills may have significantly
increased breast cancer risk among some women who took them. Although the risk
was confined to women who used "the pill" prior to 1975, that doesn't
necessarily mean that newer versions won't show the same or similar effects
sometime down the road.
Cause Blood Clots - People who take antipsychotic drugs, even those who are
young and otherwise healthy, face an increased risk for potentially fatal blood
clots, researchers report. These findings encompass a wide range of medications
for schizophrenia, manic-depressive disorder, dementia, autism, and other brain
Testing Inadequate - Here is more information from the British Medical
Journal reinforcing the fact that the current "normal" range for TSH (Thyroid
Stimulating Hormone) is too high. Large numbers of individuals with clinical
symptoms of hypothyroidism are not being diagnosed due to this
Breast Cancer - Thermographic breast screening is brilliantly simple.
Thermography measures the radiation of infrared heat from the body and
translates this information into anatomical images.
GM Corn Scandal
Continues - The current controversy over unapproved genetically modified
corn winding up in the food supply continues to grow. The contamination was
brought to light after Friends of the Earth
had some taco shells tested and the unapproved for human consumption StarLink
Corn was discovered. The following is a brief summary of some events surrounding
this ongoing issue.