The Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese products were especially high in phthalates, chemicals that may pose special risks to pregnant women and young children.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Testosterone Food Cheese Hazardous and Toxic Substances Hormones Babies and Infants Factories and Manufacturing Containers and Packaging Pregnancy and Childbirth Diet and Nutrition Consumer Protection Food Contamination and Poisoning Source Type: news

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Many women are concerned about the seafood they eat during pregnancy due to the risk of food poisoning and high mercury content. Fortunately, cooked crab, imitation crab, and lobster are safe to eat when they are correctly prepared. Learn more about which fish to eat or avoid and all about the safety of fish products.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news
By ANISH KOKA Frances Oldham Kelsey by all accounts was not mean to have a consequential life.  She was born in Canada in 1914, at a time women were meant to be seen and not heard.  Nonetheless, an affinity for science eventually lead to a masters in pharmacology from the prestigious McGill University.  Her first real break came after she was accepted for PhD level work in the pharmacology lab of a professor at the University of Chicago.  An esteemed professor was starting a pharmacology lab and needed assistants, and the man from Canada seemed to have a perfect resume to fit.  That’s right, ...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
You're reading Why? 3 Ways Asking Questions Transformed My Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Why Me? Why am I here? For many months, I set aside a few minutes every day to ask myself this question, Determined to discover the source of my soul, I entered further into my inner awareness, cutting through confusion and uncertainty with the sharp blade of concentration. First, I was a writer. Then, I was a teacher, and then I was an entrepreneur. I was a creative artist, a self-sacrificing builder, and a ...
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CONCLUSION: Use of hyperbaric oxygen appears to have reduced the incidence of the syndrome. This seems to be the first Portuguese series reporting use of hyperbaric oxygen in carbon monoxide poisoning due to wildfires. The authors intend to alert to the importance of referral of these patients because the indications and benefits of this treatment are well documented. This is especially important given the ever-growing issue of wildfires in Portugal. PMID: 29790465 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Tox Info Suisse recorded an average of 137 cases of agent exposure during pregnancy per year, mostly due to accidents with household products. Suicidal intentions played a role in a considerable number of exposures. Measures are needed to prevent accidental exposure of pregnant women to toxic substances and to support them in this exceptional life period. PMID: 29767826 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Swiss Medical Weekly - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Swiss Med Wkly Source Type: research
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Authors: Ozturk Z, Ugras K PMID: 29537318 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog aka Tropical Travel Trouble 003 A 65 yr old woman from Ethiopia is visiting her grandchild for the first time in Europe. She is normally fit and well, physically active with a small-holding in Ethiopia. She does not take any medication and cannot remember the last time she saw a doctor. She presents to you with difficulty chewing 3 days after arriving in the UK. She describes it as being “stiff in the mouth” Questions: Q1. What is the differential diagno...
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Conditions:   Dietary Habits;   Lead Poisoning;   Pregnancy Related Intervention:   Other: None - observational Sponsors:   University of Bristol;   Wellcome Trust;   Medical Research Council;   Bristol Biomedical Research Unit Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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