Maggie Grover

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Proof That One Change Can Completely Transform A Room

You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look!<p>You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look! These 11 rooms prove that one tiny thing can have an enormous impact.

Food & Dining

Study: Intermittent Fasting and Ketogenic Diet Effective in Cancer Therapy

Calorie restriction (CR) and a ketogenic diet (KD) target the same molecular pathways that are also targeted individually by drugs to improve cancer …

Registered Dietitians Being Told that GMOs Are Safe and Gluten Intolerance Is a Fad

Meanwhile, there are fresh victories (and challenges) in the battle to stop AND from monopolizing nutrition advice. <b>State Action Alert!</b><p>Picture …

Illnesses from Raw Milk less Severe than Illnesses and Deaths due to Pasteurized Milk

<b>Health Impact News Editor Comments</b>:<p>David Gumpert recently published an insightful blog post demonstrating how the mainstream media treats outbreaks …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

Secretion secrets: things you didn’t know about ear wax

<b>Earwax is one of those bodily substances which few of us like to discuss in polite company.</b><p>Like other secretions, it is something that most of us deal with in private. Yet it also holds a fascination for many.<p>In the past, it has been used as a lip balm and salve for puncture wounds.<p>But it can do a …

Asia

Footage released of Guardian editors destroying Snowden hard drives

New video footage has been released for the first time of the moment Guardian editors destroyed computers used to store top-secret documents leaked by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>Under the watchful gaze of two technicians from the British government spy agency GCHQ, the journalists took …

Tories are taxing poor while ignoring 'Billionaires Row' scandal, says Labour

Labour has accused the Conservatives of being obsessed by taxing the poor for unoccupied bedrooms while refusing to act against the super-rich who keep mansions empty for years.<p>The allegations follow the Guardian's revelation at the weekend that a third of houses on the most expensive stretch of …

Worldwide cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years

Cancer cases worldwide are predicted to increase by 70% over the next two decades, from 14m in 2012 to 25m new cases a year, according to the World Health Organisation.<p>The latest World Cancer Report says it is implausible to think we can treat our way out of the disease and that the focus must now …

NHS scrambles to fix bug sending users to malware site

The NHS’s Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) rushed out a fix on Monday for an issue that saw pages from the NHS Choices website redirect visitors to a third-party website serving advertising and malware.<p>The error saw over 800 links on the nhs.uk website send visitors to websites …

Is Trans Fat “Ban” Paving Way to Promote New Monsanto GMO Product?

It may actually be a way to promote a Monsanto GMO product. <b>Action Alert!</b><p>You may have already heard the news: the FDA has banned trans fats! Well, …

Sucralose’s (Splenda) Harms Vastly Underestimated: Baking Releases Dioxin

A new, in-depth review on the synthetic sweetener sucralose (marketed as Splenda), published in the journal of <i>Toxicology and Environmental Health,</i> is …

The Meat Additive Banned in 160 Countries, But the FDA Claims It’s Safe for Americans

Ractopamine: The Meat Additive Banned Almost Everywhere But America<p>Meat—and beef in particular—is a mainstay of the traditional American dinner. …

Legendary hacker group CCC files complaint against German government over surveillance

The Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the oldest hacker collectives in the world and still Europe’s largest, has filed a criminal complaint against …

Study: Google Searches Reveal Mental Health Patterns

Search terms implied that people are 24 percent less likely to consider suicide in the summer, among other seasonal fluctuations that may be useful in epidemiology for illnesses that are difficult to track.<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> Google overhyped the flu this year, which seemed to be a blow to the company's claim …

'Health Is Wealth' Panel At Davos: Arianna Talks With Francis S. Collins, Paul Bulcke, Joseph Jimenez And Mauricio Cárdenas

Arianna moderated a Saturday panel at Davos called "Health is Wealth," focusing on how we can improve wellness and prosperity around the world.<p>Members of the panel included Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health; Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke; Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez; and …

Why your health secrets may no longer be safe with your GP

A few days ago, I dropped into my GP's surgery to pick up a prescription and was confronted by one of those large, floor-mounted pop-up displays that one finds in exhibitions, trade fairs and circuses. It informed me of an exciting new scheme by which the "quality of care and health services" would …

美国食物系统介绍:公共卫生的角度 An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health

Cheap Wine and Expensive Health Care

I was slogging through an interminable <i>New York Times</i> article on health care. Plenty of facts -- how scrupulous are these journalists! -- but the article displayed absolutely no comprehension of the basics of cause and effect. I was left wondering about the whole point.<p>The article details how the …

Baby born with brain tumor celebrates 2nd birthday

Matthew Erickson just turned 2, a milestone remarkable for the other numbers that have defined his young life:<p>Six brain surgeries. Five rounds of chemotherapy. Thousands of blood draws. Nearly two years since doctors told his parents he had an aggressive brain tumor that developed while he was in …

The Downton bill is for all daughters

When will men stop thinking it's OK to subjugate women? This question kept straying across my mind as I sat in the chamber of the House of Lords last month, listening to the committee stage of Lord Lucas's equality (titles) bill. As a member of the Hares, a group lobbying to end male primogeniture, …

15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads into Customers

Would you like to know how to get more customers who can’t wait to buy your products and services?<p>It’s a lot simpler than you might think. And the …

23andMe suspends marketing after failing to meet FDA requirements

Genetic testing company 23andMe has stopped marketing its at-home kit in response to a November order by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).<p>The Google-backed company halted all television, radio and online advertising for its $99 Saliva Collection Kit and Personal Genome Service (PGS) last …

Soda of future designed to trick taste buds into sweet submission

The future of the soda industry may end up looking a lot like a science-fiction movie. It will involve the loss of real ingredients and the creation of virtual substances meant to manipulate and trick the mind.<p>PepsiCo is working with Senomyx, a biotech company based in San Diego, to create a taste …