WHO: Zika Virus No Longer Constitute an International Emergency

WHO: Zika Virus No Longer Constitute an International Emergency






WHO: Zika Virus No Longer Constitute an International Emergency The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Friday that the Zika virus and related neurological complications no longer constitute an international emergency but said it would continue to work on the outbreak through a “robust” program. The WHO’s Emergency Committee, which declared an international public health emergency […]






Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health






Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health How is it that Sunlight, once regarded as a divine power in some cultures, has come to be classified as a Class 1 Carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO)? This is a question posed by photobiologist Dr. Alexander Wunsch, CEO of Medical Light Consulting in Heidelberg, Germany. It […]






WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus

WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus






WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Prevent Stop of Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a massive public education campaign to Stop mosquito-borne Zika virus from spreading, a WHO spokesman said Friday. Eloi Yao, WHO regional public information officer, said in an interview that there is no vaccine yet to […]






WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus

WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus






WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that its Emergency Committee on Zika would meet Thursday to review the outbreak’s evolution and neurological birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus. The panel of independent experts led by Dr. David Heymann, which last met on 14 June, convenes […]






Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus






Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but 7 of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement Sunday. […]






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides $MON, $FB, $TWTR The research shows that the long-term exposure to pesticides has been linked to infertility, birth defects, endocrine disruption, neurological disorders and cancer Common sense tells us that fewer pesticides in our food supply would result in improved health among the […]






Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem






Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]






The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution






The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]