Dr Oz: Arsenic in Apple Juice?

Apple juice may contain unhealthy levels of arsenicSep 15 2011 – Arsenic in apple juice? That was the focus of a segment on The Dr. Oz Show that aired this week. Seems Dr. Oz did an independent investigation in his concern that unhealthy levels of arsenic may be getting into the American supply of apple juice.  It should be one of the most wholesome drinks for families.  After milk, it is often the first drink we give our kids.  But Dr Oz has discovered that apple juice can contain arsenic, a poisous metal, that can cause cancer and potention IQ problems. Continue reading “Dr Oz: Arsenic in Apple Juice?”

ABC World News: The WHO Urges Precaution Of Cell Phone Use and Cancer Risk.

Are cell phones safe?Jun 1, 2011 – ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer together with Jim Sciutto reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) 24 hours ago delivered for the first time a urging precaution about cancer and cell phone use.  Anticipating the confusion of  millions of people who will be looking for answers for themselves and their children, the ABC team spent the day the digging into evidence and talking to the experts to bring new details and perspective.  Continue reading “ABC World News: The WHO Urges Precaution Of Cell Phone Use and Cancer Risk.”

Dr Oz: How To Know Fake Botox Treatments. They Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Dr Oz - Beware of Fake Botox DealsMay 11, 2011 – The Dr. Oz Show reported that according to The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 5.4 million underwent Botox cosmetic procedures, making it the number one minimally invasive cosmetic procedure in America today, a staggering increase of nearly 600% in the last 10 years! With an average cost of $300-$500 per session, not everyone can afford it.

That leaves the door open for predators, looking for opportunities to prey upon the emotionally or financially vulnerable who may fall for a variety of bogus schemes, in many cases to the detriment of their health!  Dr. Oz attempts to empower us with information so we may avoid those pitfalls.  Continue reading “Dr Oz: How To Know Fake Botox Treatments. They Can Be Dangerous To Your Health”

Do Baked Potatoes Contain Cancer Causing Acrylamide?

Does Baked Potatoes Contain Acrylamide?May 9, 2011 – The Doctors TV Show recently did a segment on dangerous chemicals in our food and revealed that potato chips contained dangerous amounts of the carcinogen, acrylamide. So much that by January 2012, potato chip makers must put a warning on the label, change the way they make potato chips or stop selling in California. Alise Cappel, Research Director of the Environmental Law Foundation said that all potato chips contain acrylamide.  But what about baked potatoes? Do they contain acrylamide? Continue reading “Do Baked Potatoes Contain Cancer Causing Acrylamide?”

The Doctors: Potato Chips Can Cause Cancer!

Potato Chips can cause cancerMay 6, 2011 – Yes, one of America’s most favorite snacks made from potatoes can contain so much of a carcinogenic chemical that the Environmental Law Foundation in California filed a lawsuit and won! The Doctors TV Show reported that by January 2012, potato chip makers have to actually put a warning on the label, change the way they make potato chips or stop selling in California!

The Doctors TV Show did a segment to reveal “What’s Really In Your Food? They said that you will be shocked and they were right! Continue reading “The Doctors: Potato Chips Can Cause Cancer!”

Cell Phones Are Safe or Are They Not!

Are cell phones safe?Apr 26, 2011 – The media has been abuzz lately with a new study published in The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) where startling new research is once again raising questions about the safety of cell phones use.  Dramatic findings have shown that talking on the cell phone for about 50 minutes can increase brain activity in the area closest to your phone’s antenna. What exactly does that mean?

Two different television broadcasts whose comments from popular medical doctors produced two different points of views on the efficacy of these reports in regards to our safety of cell phone use.

Should we not worry and wait for conclusive evidence?   A Today Show Report might be able to answer that.

Or should we stand on the side of caution and utilize cell phone use precaution measures as The Dr. Oz Show suggests?

NBC Today Show: Cell Phones May Not Be Harmful?

Today Show: Do cell phones cause brain cancer?Apr 26, 2011 – NBC’s Today Show recently aired a spot that called attention to the cell phone debate over the possibility that cell phone use may cause cancer.
Meredith Vieira interviewed Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Columbia University Medical Center and author of The Emperor of All Maladies, together with Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC’s Chief Medical Editor.
As a result of this interview, it seems the doctors’ positions are that current evidence of a link to cancer is weak and until something conclusive comes in, put the cell phone thing to rest!
Doctors, will we be risking our health waiting for something conclusive? Continue reading “NBC Today Show: Cell Phones May Not Be Harmful?”

Dr. Oz: Tips On Safe Cell Phone Use

Cell phone use causes causes undefined electromagnetic activity.Apr 26, 2011 – The Dr. Oz Show recently did an episode on Cell Phones and  the current research raising questions about the safety of cell phone usage and the risk of  brain cancer.  Dr. Mehmet Oz’s in his usual passionate concern for our health, showed us graphics on how certain brain areas lit up when in contact with the antenna of the cell phone, not the battery. This activity was present when the cell phone was on mute, so there was no conversation effecting the brain activity.
He had guest, Dr Audrey Halpern, MD Neurologist, help explain. Dr Halpern said that it is too early to say if cell phone use is safe or not, but the study is fascinating because it’s the first time anyone has actually demonstrated that there is a direct effect on brain activity associated from cell phone use. Continue reading “Dr. Oz: Tips On Safe Cell Phone Use”