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Safe Chemicals Act: What’s A Mother To Do?

What we don’t know about beauty products will kill us. I thought that I was in the clear. That I dodged some bullets. I had two healthy pregnancies, during which I tried to do all the right things: I avoided gas stations and mainstream cleaning products. I didn’t color my […]

WTF.com Coppafeel! Breast Cancer PSA?

In which we are asked to consider the assinine. I was so baffled when I came across this video that I had to watch it twice. It’s a spoof video about a health & safety officer (played by Chris O’Dowd) for the Topless Female World Trampolining championships, which, produced by […]

Healthy Food News: Cancer Busting with a Side of Bioactive

It seems like every day we’re bombarded with marketing for some exotic “superfood” with seemingly magical qualities that supposedly justify an outrageous price tag. But while the benefits of some hysterically hyped foods are still unconfirmed, other fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and beverages sitting in your fridge right now […]

Freedom from SIGG-nificant BPA

This is a new SIGG water bottle with a Keith Haring lady liberty design, part of a limited edition series celebrating America, land of the free, home of  thirsty. Perhaps you could score one of these cool designs for free by getting rid of an old SIGG bottle that contains […]

Fight Prostate Cancer with Nutrition and an Awesome Moustache

Have you noticed a trend among men lately? No, I’m not talking about orange tans or a disturbing move towards overly-gelled coiffing. Rather, some of our brethren are strutting the streets sporting moustaches not seen since Magnum PI was sporting daring thigh-grazing shorts. November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – […]

10 Remarkable Nonprofits You’ve Never Heard Of

What you should know about collaborative hands moving mountains  – one volunteer, festival and tweet at a time. As Japan’s global relief missions move quickly to aid the mind boggling earthquake and tsunami recovery, school students throughout the U.S. are holding bake sales to swap lopsided muffins and chewy brownies […]

Cancer: the Price of Peace?

Once home, many of our soldiers who served in Iraq have to battle chronic rashes, tumors and even cancer. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is demanding to know why. Why did the giant contractor KBR knowingly expose our forces to carcinogenic toxins at its power plants in […]

Fight Prostate Cancer with Nutrition and an Awesome Moustache

Have you noticed a trend among men lately? No, I’m not talking about orange tans or a disturbing move towards overly-gelled coiffing. Rather, some of our brethren are strutting the streets sporting moustaches not seen since Magnum PI was sporting daring thigh-grazing shorts. November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – […]

Your Manicure Will Kill You – True or False?

The world is ripe with green myth. (And here I thought that it was just ripe with oil spills.) There are so many rumors about what is toxic, what will kill you, and what just might give you a nasty rash that many people don’t know which green end is […]

Fight Prostate Cancer with Nutrition and an Awesome Moustache

Have you noticed a trend among men lately? No, I’m not talking about orange tans or a disturbing move towards overly-gelled coiffing. Rather, some of our brethren are strutting the streets sporting moustaches not seen since Magnum PI was sporting daring thigh-grazing shorts. November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – […]

Recipe: Getting Probiotic with Homemade Kimchi

Cabbage just got more interesting. I have a huge crush on kimchi. If I see it on the menu, chances are you can find it in my mouth several minutes later. The spicy cultured treat is a Korean staple – it is served at almost every meal and Koreans are […]

Healthy Food News: Cancer Busting with a Side of Bioactive

It seems like every day we’re bombarded with marketing for some exotic “superfood” with seemingly magical qualities that supposedly justify an outrageous price tag. But while the benefits of some hysterically hyped foods are still unconfirmed, other fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and beverages sitting in your fridge right now […]

Immunotherapy: Is the Cancer Cure Inside Our Body?

June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month. Why boosting the immune system is the new big thing in cancer research. Immunotherapy is, much like it sounds, cancer treatment that utilizes the body’s immune system. Also known as virutherapy, the idea behind this type of treatment is getting the body’s own system to […]

The Facts About Food Dyes

Hold the sprinkles? The American love affair with brightly colored foods may be risky business. What’s wrong with the natural color of a pickled pepper? That’s what I’ve been wondering for at least a year, ever since I decided to avoid artificial food coloring whenever possible and found that jarred […]

Immunotherapy: Is the Cancer Cure Inside Our Body?

June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month. Why boosting the immune system is the new big thing in cancer research. Immunotherapy is, much like it sounds, cancer treatment that utilizes the body’s immune system. Also known as virutherapy, the idea behind this type of treatment is getting the body’s own system to […]

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Movember Essentials: Natural Beard and Skin Care for All That Hair

It’s November, er, my mustache got in the way. Make that, Movember. The month of harvest, fall decorations, Thanksgiving, and yes, hairier faces. Sure, beards are hot these days. But in Movember they are actually doing more good than just looking good. As part of the Movember campaign, Mo Bros […]

Immunotherapy: Is the Cancer Cure Inside Our Body?

June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month. Why boosting the immune system is the new big thing in cancer research. Immunotherapy is, much like it sounds, cancer treatment that utilizes the body’s immune system. Also known as virutherapy, the idea behind this type of treatment is getting the body’s own system to […]

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