Archive for March 16th, 2012
When patients tell their providers about their use of complementary health practices, they can better stay in control and more effectively manage their health. When providers ask their patients, they can ensure that they are fully informed and can help patients make wise health care decisions.
Here are 4 tips to help you and your health care providers start talking …
The U.S. Department of Agriculture [announced yesterday] that it will begin giving school districts a choice in the ground beef they purchase. The change comes amid a controversy about the "lean finely textured beef," dubbed "pink slime" by critics, that is used as a low-cost beef ingredient. The change, expected to take effect in the fall, will allow schools to select beef patties with the ingredient or bulk ground beef without it, which will be less lean.
McDonald’s Announces End to “Pink Slime” — abc.news
In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest less of the industrial chemical in their food.