The Struggle to Bring Bad Doctors to Justice
by Sharon Lerner
by Sharon Lerner
SEATTLE, Washington, February 26, 2002 (ENS) - Huge quantities of hazardous electronic wastes are being exported to China, Pakistan and India where they are processed in operations that are extremely harmful to human health and the environment, charges a new report by an international coalition of environmental organizations.
SAN DIEGO, California, February 26, 2002 (ENS) - Argentine ants, which have infiltrated the coastal regions of California, invading homes and displacing native species of ants, are also contributing to a sharp decline in the state's population of coastal horned lizards. California biologists have learned that the invasive ants are exacerbating the problems the lizards already face in their declining habitat.
By Robert Cohen
I thought that I was beyond being shocked about the extent of sickness on America's dairy farms. Today's column contains a most disgusting revelation, guaranteed to make you choke and gag on your next slurp of ice cream.
The current issue of Hoard's Dairyman, (Volume 147, number 4), the self proclaimed "National Dairy Farm Magazine," contains a revelation that surprised even me.
Newborn babies could be at much greater risk of developing asthma if their mothers eat food which is low in vitamin E during pregnancy, a new study has discovered.
The study, involving laboratory tests on the blood of 223 newborn babies, has added further weight to the theory that diet plays a very significant part in the development of asthma among children.
The petition for Articles of Impeachment was thereafter referred to the Judiciary Committee and has YET TO BE ACTED ON.
Americans have been led to believe that they "owe" an income tax on their earnings; that it is their"patriotic duty" to pay it, and that there is no alternative to the IRS's abuse. Nothing could be further from the truth!.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bullying is widespread in U.S. schools, creating a public health problem that impacts both victims and perpetrators later in life, a government study said on Tuesday.
``Being bullied is not just an unpleasant rite of passage through childhood,"" said Duane Alexander, director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which conducted research on 16,686 students in public and private schools from grades six through 10.
By Deena Beasley
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The irreversible brain disorder Alzheimer's Disease may be caused by inflammatory processes associated with aging and not--as generally believed--by plaque-like deposits in the brain, researchers said on Friday.
The scientists from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., said their findings could open new avenues of exploring ways to treat or even cure the disease.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Medication errors involving children are commonplace in U.S. hospitals, with newborns particularly at risk for mistaken treatment, according to a study published on Tuesday.
Researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston said they reached the conclusion after studying data from patients admitted to two urban teaching hospitals in 1999.