|That’s a killer look|
Kennebec Journal - 5/6/2010.Op-ed by Blair Braverman – I am 21 years old, and I hope to have children someday. I should not have to worry that ingredients in my shampoo will put me at risk for infertility, or that my sunscreen is linked to increased rates of birth defects. But I, like all Americans, am an involuntary lab rat in chemical experiments that put our health and our future at risk.
|The Maine Ingredient: Spring means fun with fiddleheads|
Portland Press Herald - 5/6/2010.By Anne Mahle – Nature is also giving us with a spring that many have only dreamed of in Maine. I know, some of you are more worried than excited, but global warming aside (or whatever else is going on that we can't control), it's just so gorgeous! With that premature spring comes fiddleheads, which could be the emblematic vegetable of the state.
|Speaking of healthy habits, the doctor is in the house|
Portland Press Herald - 5/6/2010.By Avery Yale Kamila – Orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Herzog has seen the effects of poor diet at the other end of his amputation saw. But he'd rather not take such drastic measures. To that end, he's setting out to spread the word about how diet and exercise can prevent and reverse a host of lifestyle diseases, such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease.
|Americans "bombarded" with cancer sources: report|
Reuters - 5/6/2010.By Maggie Fox – Americans are being "bombarded" with chemicals, gases and radiation that can cause cancer, and the federal government must do far more to protect them, presidential cancer advisers said on Thursday.