Tax rule for industry rewards carbon capture
(American Chemical Society) When it comes to encouraging manufacturers to reduce their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a carrot might be more effective than a stick. That's the approach taken by a recent US tax code rule that offers credits to companies that capture and then store or use CO2. The rule will likely spur innovations in carbon capture technology, according to an article in Chemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society.   (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Employer-sponsored fertility benefits aren't just for tech workers anymore
From tech offices in Silicon Valley to factory floors in rural Pennsylvania, Tammy Sun has pitched the spectrum of employers on how they can provide fertility benefits to their workers without breaking the bank. With her company, Carrot Fertility, employees can access fertility services such as in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing, adoption and surrogacy at a reduced cost. Users get debit cards loaded by their employers with cash that can be used for Carrot-approved fertility services. “The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Employer-sponsored fertility benefits aren't just for tech workers anymore
From tech offices in Silicon Valley to factory floors in rural Pennsylvania, Tammy Sun has pitched the spectrum of employers on how they can provide fertility benefits to their workers without breaking the bank. With her company, Carrot Fertility, employees can access fertility services such as in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing, adoption and surrogacy at a reduced cost. Users get debit cards loaded by their employers with cash that can be used for Carrot-approved fertility services. “The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Amazing study reveals bees can connect symbols to numbers: Insects COMPUTE
(Natural News) Research has established that bees understand the concept of zero and are capable of doing basic math. Now, a recent research conducted by scientists from the RMIT University in Australia suggests that bees are also capable of being trained to connect symbols to numbers in order to receive food. This experiment used a carrot and stick reward... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carlos Ghosn, Now a Fugitive, Was an Electric-Car Visionary
One of the more riveting news stories this past week was former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn leaving Japan and flying to Lebanon. Ghosn has been charged with financial misconduct and was due to face a trial in April; apparently, he’s jumped his bail. Before Ghosn’s fall from grace, he was viewed in many circles as a key force for good in the efforts to mitigate climate change. How Ghosn helped kickstart the EV revolution He was one of the earliest auto-industry executives to advocate for electric vehicles. Indeed, a significant driver behind Ghosn’s push to partner up Nissan, a Japanese manufacturer over ...
Source: TIME: Science - January 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized climate change electric vehicles newsletter Source Type: news

Thyroid issues? Try this fiber-rich carrot, ginger and pear soup to boost your gut health
(Natural News) The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located low on the front of your neck. This gland is mainly responsible for the body’s metabolism. If it is not working properly, people can experience symptoms that range from chronic fatigue to constipation and depression. Today, nearly 25 million Americans suffer from a thyroid problem.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delhi ’s Air Pollution Is So Bad That It Is An Emergency
A government official recommended eating carrots. Carrots may be good but they're not going to help in this case. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Don't Be Fooled By Foods That Sound Healthy But Aren't
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- You probably already realize that adding zucchini or carrots to a cake won't magically make it low calorie or healthy. But you might not realize that there are many foods that sound healthy but really aren't. It might... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

95% Of Baby Foods Tested Contain Lead, Arsenic, Or Other Toxic Metal
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals. One in five baby foods tested had over 10 times the 1-ppb limit of lead endorsed by public health advocates, although experts agree that no level of lead is safe. The results mimicked a previous&nb...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Featured Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Can green tea and carrots restore working memory in dementia patients?
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Southern California found a promising way to restore working memory in people with dementia. In their study, which was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, they found that compounds in green tea and carrots might reverse Alzheimer’s-like symptoms. For the study, the researchers examined the effect of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veggies' Popularity Is All in the Name
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 -- How do you make healthy food more popular? Start by giving it a yummy-sounding name, researchers say. People are much more likely to choose good-for-you foods like broccoli or carrots if labeled with names that emphasize... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Children choosing super veg such as kale and celeriac
Young children are more likely to eat vegetables according to a new survey, especially brightly coloured vegetables such as carrots, peas, sweetcorn and broccoli according to research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Symposium Featured Pediatric Device Awards, Discussed Clinical Trial Possibilities
Six of the finalists competing in the “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” program by Children’s National Hospital and the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) were selected as winners during the 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium. Each company earned a $25,000 award and the opportunity to participate in NCC-PDI’s recently launched “Pediatric Device Innovator Accelerator Program” led by MedTech Innovator. In addition to celebrating pediatric device innovation, the ...
Source: MDDI - September 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Design Source Type: news

Try Roasted Root Vegetables for a Tasty Fall Dinner
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 -- Want to warm up as the temperature cools down and get in more nutrients, too? Roasted vegetables are a delicious way to do both. Starchier root veggies, like carrots, parsnips and potatoes, lend themselves to roasting... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wife of top TV chef Giancarlo Caldesi reversed his type 2 diabetes with delicious low-carb recipes
Lunch at Katie Caldesi's house is a glorious affair. The squares of beef cottage pie, studded with diced swede, turnip and carrot, are topped not with traditional mashed potato but with nutty celeriac. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS England sets out PCN carrots and sticks
NHS England has written to its primary care leads and to CCGs with an update on primary care networks. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Carrot's smoking cessation program helped 32% of study participants quit, reduced others' daily use
Carrot's Pivot program consists of an app, an FDA-cleared carbon monoxide breathalyzer, human coaching and pharmacotherapy encouragement. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

9 Healthy reasons to make cabbage juice
(Natural News) Vegetable juice is not an uncommon thing. Carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, and celery are just a few of the many vegetables that are used to make potent health drinks. But recently, another leafy green has made it to the list of juice-worthy vegetables, and this time, it’s a rather unusual one: cabbage. While it doesn’t sound... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Doctors break down old wives' tales
They say carrots help you see in the dark, chicken soup cures colds and chocolate causes spots. Two UK-based GPs discuss just how true the most popular old wives' tales are. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You don't need an outdoor garden for these 6 vegetables
(Natural News) If you want to start a home garden but you live in an apartment – don’t despair. By being creative and resourceful, you can grow nutrient-rich veggies like carrots and kale indoors. Keep these tips in mind before you start planting your vegetables. (h/t to UKSurvivalGuides.com) Use the right pots. To grow well, indoor plants need well-draining... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health benefits of purple carrots
(Natural News) Carrots are rich in vitamin A that can boost your eye health. But did you know that purple carrots contain potent antioxidants that can help minimize inflammation? Surprisingly, ancient carrots were originally purple or white. It is believed that orange carrots originated from a new breed of yellow carrots that developed due to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating for your eyes: Carrots deliver nutrients that preserve vision
(Natural News) Carrots are considered as superfoods for a reason: They’re delicious, full of nutrients, and rich in vitamin A. But can eating carrots really help improve eye health? The amazing nutrient profile of carrots Carrots are versatile root vegetables that can be consumed raw, cooked, or juiced. They can also be used to make various dishes like salads,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DaVita, Fresenius slide on Trump threat to overhaul dialysis market
Shares of dialysis providers DaVita Healthcare (NYSE:DVA) and Fresenius (NYSE:FMS) took a hit today after a report surfaced that the Trump administration is readying an overhaul of the kidney treatment market. The president plans to issue an executive order tomorrow that would seek to incentivize kidney transplants and home hemodialysis in a bid to lower the federal government’s annual $100 billion kidney care tab, Politico reported, citing “two individuals with knowledge of the announcement.” The strategy involves new payment models from the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. designed to move pa...
Source: Mass Device - July 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dialysis Featured Wall Street Beat DaVita Inc. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) Fresenius Source Type: news

Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds
Imperial College London experts found that out of 7,900 molecules found in fruits and vegetables, 110 have the potential to battle tumours - based on their likeness to compounds found in existing drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Barley risotto with asparagus
This is a great side dish and best with seasonable vegetables. Try summer squash, butternut squash, carrots or peppers. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to try over the weekend. You also can [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Tasty Way to Enjoy More Carrots
WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 -- Carrot sticks are fine for a snack, but that's far from the only way to get these tasty veggies into your diet. Carrots are naturally high in beta carotene, and they're great for liver and skin health. These sweet root... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Canadian wellness incentive app Carrot Rewards shuts its doors
The service's million-plus registered users will retain any reward points processed prior to the shutdown. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Even foods in the same 'pyramid' group affect gut bacteria differently
A new study from the University of Minnesota has found that spinach and carrots have different effect on the gut microbiome, despite both being vegetables with similar nutrients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby minted carrots
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not just carrots: Study shows that bog bilberry can protect your eyes against blue light emitted by electronic devices
(Natural News) Blue light is the light emitted from cell phones and other gadgets. It can cause lasting damage to your eyes and may even lead to blindness. To protect the eyes from this harmful light, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea suggest taking bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum). They found that bog bilberry... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does celery juice have health benefits?
Celery is a member of the carrot family. It contains lots of essential nutrients, and many people believe that it has a range of health benefits. Find out whether drinking celery juice can aid health and about its potential side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

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Not all carrot germplasm is the same -- in terms of salinity tolerance
(American Society for Horticultural Science) A study out of The USDA Agricultural Research Service at the University of Wisconsin has evaluated the response of diverse carrot germplasm to salinity stress, identified salt-tolerant carrot germplasm that may be used by breeders, and defined appropriate screening criteria for assessing salt tolerance in germinating carrot seed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 26, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Five of the best ‘Healthy’ chips
One option is Mash Direct's Carrot and Parsnip fries. A portion is one of your five-a-day. Parsnips and carrots have a high sugar content, but this is outweighed by their nutritional benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: Living Light:  The Art of Using Light for Health & Happiness
While it’s hard not to notice the brilliant display of colors set off by a sunset over the water, we seldom consider the biological, or even psychological, benefits of light. “It is my belief that good quality light in our daily lives is far more important than we might think,” writes Karl Ryberg. In his new book, Living Light: The Art of Using Light For Health And Happiness, Ryberg brings us his life’s work — studying the obvious and not so obvious ways in which light affects us and how we can use light in our lives not only function better, but feel better. Light, we know, plays an important...
Source: Psych Central - March 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Habits Psychology Seasonal Affective Disorder Self-Help Treatment artificial light Light therapy Living Light natural light Ryberg SAD Source Type: news

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice thanks to diet of compounds found in green tea & carrots
A new study from the University of Southern California found that mice with Alzheimer's that were fed a diet with antioxidants EGCG and FA could find their way out of a maze as well as healthy mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice, USC researchers say
(University of Southern California) A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

On carrots and mobs: the transnational diffusion of a collective ethical consumption tactic - Nassauer A, Vasi IB.
This study explores the global diffusion of a new ethical consumption tactic named carrotmob. We trace the spread of carrotmobs from the US across six continents and compare cases of successful and unsuccessful national diffusion. We argue that the heterog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Study shows lutein can boost heart health
(Natural News) Vegetables with the carotenoid lutein, such as carrots and kale, are often consumed because they can help improve eye health. However, the results of a study have revealed that lutein is also good for the heart. Lutein: A carotenoid that can keep your heart healthy Lutein is crucial for eye health, and the carotenoid... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spiced carrot raisin tea bread
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionist reveals the FIVE best foods to stop you from losing your vision
A diet rich in salmon, carrots, eggs and avocados can reduce the risk of eye conditions, says London-based nutritionist  Sophie Bertrand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods
(Duke University) Pop quiz: Given a choice between indulgent and healthy foods, what will most people pick? The answer may depend on what foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf, suggests new Duke University research. Paradoxically, the nearby presence of an indulgent treat such as Snickers or Oreos can cause more people to opt for a healthy food, such as salmon or grapefruit, said study co-author Scott Huettel. Context, in other words, affects food choices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 9, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Recipe: Curried Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup
Turn leftover sweet potatoes into a hearty soup. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The cold and flu remedies these nine experts swear by
Dr Daniel Glass, a dermatologist on London's Harley Street, says carrots and celery in chicken soup contain beta-carotene, which supports the immune system and fight off infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrot ’s digital smoking cessation program raises $25M
The company said its new investment will fuel commercialization of its Pivot program, which consists of an app, a connected carbon monoxide breathalyzer and other resources. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Carrot raises $25m for tech-enabled smoking cessation program
Digital health company Carrot said today that it raised $25 million to commercialize its tech-enabled Pivot smoking cessation program. The round was led by Johnson & Johnson‘s (NYSE:JNJ) strategic venture capital arm, JJDC. New York Life Ventures and existing investors Khosla Ventures, Marc Benioff, founder Dr. David Utley and R7 Partners also contributed to the financing round. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Carrot raises $25m for tech-enabled smoking cessation program appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Featured mHealth (Mobile Health) Pharmaceuticals carrot johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Carrots are the best veggies to eat for eye health
(Natural News) It’s no wonder carrots are a staple of most salads and dishes around the world, cakes included. Eating just one carrot a day can provide a person will multiple benefits, chief of which is maintaining excellent eye health. The common carrot, also known by its scientific name of Daucus carota subsp. sativus, is a member of the carotenoid family. Like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrot Fertility Is Making Fertility Treatment Accessible For Marginalized Groups
Carrot is part of a rising crop of fertility-focused startups driving the conversation on what a modern approach to fertility treatment should look like —and who it should include. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Macaela MacKenzie, Contributor Source Type: news