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U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) has issued an executive order (EO) calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) here on American soil. According to a service-wide message issued this past week to the Navy and Marine Corp, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has officially approved the EO, which ...

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Researchers look at the benefits of probiotic supplementation in elderly

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) Immune function declines with age, and this decline is said to be largely influenced by the composition of a person’s gut microbiota. The gut microbiota protects the digestive system from external pathogens by modulating immune responses. However, aging reduces the diversity of the gut microbiota, and this leads to unfavorable conditions, such as frailty, ...

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Cut the junk: Eating junk food can give you food allergies

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) The increased consumption of junk food all over the world might be one big reason why more and more people are getting food allergies. A study presented by researchers from the University of Naples Federico II (UniNa) at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition found that children with ...

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Did Pepsi admit their soft drink contains a known carcinogen?

Posted on 17 December 2019

According to a research study published by Consumer Reports Tests, Pepsi, Pepsi One, Diet Pepsi and Malta Goya have higher levels of 4-Methylimidazole (4-MeI), a potential cancer-causing chemical, than other soft drinks, There's no federal limit for levels of 4-MeI in foods and beverages. But since January 7, 2012, California has ordered manufacturers to label their products sold in the ...

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Vaping: Bootleg e-cigs bogs the lungs

Posted on 15 December 2019

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, or e-cigs)first lit up the smoking scene in 2016.They were promoted as a means to help recalcitrant tobacco smokers to quit. Eventually, youngsters and even non-smokers gravitated toward e-cigs and the fad grew.Marketingsoon followed with labels and flavours like “Fruity Pebbles”, “Cherry Rush”, and “Apple Jacks. Within months of the flavours-induced ...

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How Safe Is it Safe to Eat Snow?

Posted on 13 December 2019

‘As white as snow’ is a very popular simile, and the pure white colour of snow is usually taken to mean that it’s pure,clean and pristine. Based on this fact, when it snows, many people would not be afraid to scoop a handful of snow off the ground and into their mouths. While swallowing up this snow, have you considered how clean it is? Fengjing Liu, a hydrologist and biogeochemist at Michi ...

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How popular cereals put children’s health at risk

Posted on 09 December 2019

June 14, 2019 -- In the latest round of testing, commissioned by Environmental Working Group's scientists found the weed-killer glyphosate (cancer-causing ingredient) in all 21 popular cereal and snack products it sampled. All but four cereal products contained levels of glyphosate greater than what EWG scientists consider safe for children's health with a sufficient margin of safety. ...

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Zinc oxide-based sunscreen scientifically found safe

Posted on 27 November 2019

Multiple scientific-research studies overwhelmingly demonstrated that particles of zinc oxide widely used in broad-spectrum sunscreens, when utilized for the skin in a lotion or cream-based product, do not get absorbed into the bloodstream and body thus safe for human health. Recently, public advocacy groups raised questions on the safety of zinc oxide-based products as sunscreen has been in ...

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Employers Should Be Concerned as Edible cannabis is Now Legal

Posted on 13 November 2019

Recreational cannabis usage has now been legal in Canada for just more than a year. Initially, when cannabis was legalized in 2018, the products available for sale were limited to dry or fresh cannabis, cannabis plants and seeds. However, currently, the next phase of legalization is now in progress. On Oct. 17, 2019, the Cannabis Act was revised to permit the sale of edibles, extracts and ...

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Cannabis May Be Helping Some Canadians Cope with PTSD

Posted on 13 November 2019

Cannabis use could be aiding Canadians to ease some of the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, says new research from the BC Centre on Substance Use and the University of British Columbia. The study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, and cited in CTV News, found that among people who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), pot users were far less likely t ...