Report: FDA allowed antibiotics in animal feed despite human health risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed dozens of antibiotics used in animal feed to stay on the market despite findings by its own researchers that the drugs will likely expose people to antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a report released Monday by an environmental advocacy group.

The FDA reviewed 30 different types of antibiotics that […]

Homeopathy, a viable natural therapy

There are millions of people worldwide, including many celebrities, that use and benefit from homeopathic medicine. Many don’t believe that such small amounts of anything could ever work but many swear by them.

 

These remedies have been around for over a century, having been developed by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in the early 1800’s. It […]

Sodas are just not good for you

Recently the consumption of fizzy sodas has come back into the public eye and the news continues to be not so good for those that are consuming these beverages. Some are addictive, the sweeteners commonly used, both natural and artificial) cause all sorts of health issues and physiological reactions such as; high blood pressure, stroke, […]

Vt. Debates Letting Parents Say No to Vaccines

For Jennifer Stella, it’s a question of informed consent. Her son had a seizure after getting childhood vaccinations and her daughter suffered a “head-to-toe” eczema outbreak; she says parents should research the risks and benefits of immunizations and decide which ones are appropriate.

For Jill Olson, a mother of two, it’s a matter of trusting […]

Monsanto, a half-century of health scandals

The giant U.S. agribusiness Monsanto was found guilty on Monday Feb. 13, after being sued by a small farmer from Charente who had been poisoned by a herbicide. This event is a first in France. On the scale of the history of the one-hundred-year-old multinational, this sentence constitutes just one more episode in an already […]

Darren talks about pink slime and multiple other important health topics SURVIVE2THRIVE – March 12 2012

Monday: Darren Craddock

Darren covers the latest in health and wellness updates SURVIVE2THRIVE – March 7 2012

Wednesday: Darren Craddock

Darren discusses the latest info on health and wellness issues SURVIVE2THRIVE – February 22 2012

Wednesday: Darren Craddock

Feds shut down Amish farm for selling fresh milk

The FDA has won its two-year fight to shut down an Amish farmer who was selling fresh, raw milk to eager consumers in the Washington region, after a judge this month banned Daniel Allgyer from selling his milk across state lines, and he told his customers he’ll shut his farm down altogether.

The decision has […]

Breastfed babies less likely to grow up angry and irritable

Breastfed babies are less likely to become angry and irritable adults, say scientists.

A long-term study found children who were fed milk directly from their mothers in the first six months of life displayed lower levels of hostility aged 24 compared to their peers who were bottle fed.

Researchers now believe the feeding method, even […]

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