We may still be exposed to outdoor pollution even at home, according to a new study.
A new study reveals that house dust contains harmful chemicals that are normally found outside. These hazardous chemicals reportedly come from normal household furniture and items, and these substances were found to be so rampant in house dust that it's alarming.
Toxic House Dust Comes from Furniture, Household Materials The toxic chemicals found in house dust reportedly come from everyday materials found in a typical home. George Washington University found that 45 of the chemicals found in house dust are harmful and some of them are even linked to cancer and infertility, New York Daily News reports. The researchers found that 10 of the toxic chemicals were found in 90% of homes across the United States. more >>
Troy Newman, president of pro-life organization Operation Rescue, has warned that a potential Hillary Clinton presidency would make the pro-life mission of ending abortion in America "nearly impossible."
Newman said in a statement on Tuesday that he is endorsing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president, arguing that Trump offers conservatives much greater hope to fight for the rights of the unborn.
"After examining Trump's position on life issues and his assurances that he will appoint conservative, pro-life justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, I am convinced that Trump offers our best hope of pushing back the Culture of Death in America," Newman said in his statement. more >>
Recent study shows that hormonal birth control pills have helped decrease the rate of women who acquire ovarian cancer. Other factors have not yet been taken into account, but the evidences of frequent use of the pill showed positive effects to the user.
The research findings were published Tuesday in the Annals of Oncology.
Decline in Ovary Cancer Deaths more >>
Liquid medicine is a formulation often used for children, but parents may be overdosing their kids through it.
A new study shows that dosing errors often occur when a dosing cup is used to give children their liquid medicine. Scientists found that the frequency and amount of overdosage were enough to cause concern as inaccurate dosing of certain medicines can be harmful to their health.
Liquid Medicine Overdosing in Children is Dangerous A study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed that parents were four times more likely to overdose their children on liquid medicine when they use dosing cups. Lead study author, Dr. Shonna Yin of New York University School of Medicine explained that the overdosing may be caused by how parents are using the dosage cups. more >>
Planned Parenthood's "abortion empire" is a "house of cards" that is falling apart, according to Dave Daleiden, the man behind the series of undercover videos purportedly showing the abortion services provider engaging in illegal activity.
Last year, Daleiden and his California-based pro-life group the Center for Medical Progress released a series of videos showing Planned Parenthood officials engaging in assorted illegal activities, especially the sale of aborted baby body parts.
At a speech Saturday afternoon at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, DC, Daleiden spoke about the impact of his group's undercover video campaign against Planned Parenthood. more >>
It's the start of another school year and parents of kids with childhood asthma are rightfully concerned for their little ones.
Childhood asthma or simply asthma is a condition where the lungs and the airways become inflamed by certain triggers. It is not clear what causes the condition, but asthma can range from mild to life-threatening. In any case, an asthma attack can be worrying, but there are ways to manage it at school especially during the busy new school year.
1. Teachers, School Health Staff Should be Informed of Your Child's Asthma Now that children are mostly at school, their most constant companion are their teachers so it is important to inform them ahead of time of your kid's childhood asthma. Telegraph recommends providing written instructions or text about the child's specific asthma condition, the medication they are using and how to use it. Extra steps such as informing the school's nurse or health staff can also be done to better manage the condition in case of asthma attack. more >>