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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 ...

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Cancer Patients Say Cannabis Oil Cured them

Posted on 29 November 2019

Several cannabis oil cancer treatment success stories keep coming up in the media daily, however, for some reason, this treatment has failed to go mainstream. One reason why this is so is that, should this type of treatment become legally acceptable, big pharmaceutical companies would lose out on the billions of profits they make from the cancer industry. A lot of cancer survivors say they h ...

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Are you Currently Taking Any of these 8 Most Dangerous Medicines on Earth?

Posted on 07 November 2019

Big pharmaceutical corporations are killers. They make medicines in laboratories using chemicals and highly experimental methods and then they sick people as their guinea pigs, to test out these new medicines. This is the reason they are always in a hurry to dole out millions in compensation to patients and their families, once these medicines turn out to be lethal to patients. It is the s ...

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EXPOSED: Amazon Caught Selling All Sorts of Expired Products

Posted on 07 November 2019

A recent CNBC investigation has found an alarming variety of products being sold past their expiration dates on Amazon. The worst categoriesare said to be goods from the clearance, closeout, and liquidation sections, which are almost guaranteed to be expired, or almost expired. “A data analytics firm that specializes in the Amazon Marketplace recently analyzed the site’s 100 best-selli ...