Overweight or obesity in kids greatly increases the risk of a host of health issues, the most prominent being diabetes, cardiovascular complications, and cancer. Parents can be the key to prevent obesity in their children by encouraging a healthy diet and physical activity (like playing outdoors).
Scientists at UCLA Medical Center led by Dr. Jerome Hershman investigated the potential for pesticides to damage the DNA of thyroid cells. Specific pesticides were found in everyday commercial products which could cause this DNA damage.
As a nation, we are obsessed with food. Fast-food restaurants and their billboards clutter our city streets. Volumes have been