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Only Two Companies in US Confirm Using BPA-Free Cans

(NaturalNews) Given these uncertain times, it makes sense to have a reserve food supply. Canned food not only provides long term storage and survives external contamination, but also provides a back up in the event of a food shortage. However, it turns out that most canned foods (even "USDA Organic") contain plastic liners that leach potentially dangerous chemicals into the food. The most notable contaminant is Bisphenol-A (BPA), a powerful hormone disruptor that has been linked to cancer, birth defects and other health problems.Read more

Get Moving, Avoid Pain and Amputation: Exercise Can Beat Peripheral Arterial Disease

(NaturalNews) According to the American Heart Association (AHA), about 8 million Americans have the most common form of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) known as peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. The risk of PAD increases as we get older and, by age 65, some 12 to 20 percent of the population has the condition. PAD is caused by deposits of fatty plaques in arteries that interrupts blood flow to the legs.Read more

Dead Animals Found in Children's Crayons

(NaturalNews) No paragraph should begin with 'Renderers convert dead animals into...' and end with 'crayons.' Yet this is exactly how the Introduction Paragraph started and ended in a report provided to the 108th Congress in 2004. The report provided to Congress discusses dead animals rendered into various products such as pet food and crayons.Read more

Some cough medicine overdoses deliberate: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some children showing up in emergency rooms with overdoses of cough or cold syrup may have been intentionally medicated to keep them quiet, doctors cautioned on Thursday. Read more

Milestone dates 'boost screening'

People are more likely to show up for cancer screening checks close to birthdays or dates such as Christmas, research suggests.

Sandwiches 'caused fainting fits'

British doctors have released details of a woman who regularly fainted after eating sandwiches or fizzy drinks.

Warning over pregnancy steroids

Pregnant women at risk of delivering early should not be given too many doses of steroids, say researchers in Canada.

'Not in vain'

The lessons to be learnt from mentally ill man's death

Zimbabwe cholera spreads

The UN says Zimbabwe's cholera epidemic has spread further, as the ruling party gathers for its conference.

No need to wear a hat, and no problem eating late - medical myths debunked

That you can cure a hangover, lose most body heat through the head and will put on weight if eating late at night are among six myths rubbished by US researchers.