Family Health

03 Jun: California Bans Plastic Bags

excerpted from www.latimes.com By Patrick McGreevy and Jack Dolan Californians would no longer get plastic bags at supermarket check-out stands, and many children would have to wait longer to enter kindergarten under proposals advanced Wednesday by state lawmakers. The hottest…

18 May: Shocking Inspection of Tylenol Plant

By Jennifer Tarbox Published May 16, 2010 orginal link: www.associatedcontent.com The FDA released May 6th it’s inspection report of a Tylenol Plant in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, noting that the conditions at a Johnson & Johnson owned plant were so bad,…

12 Nov: Antibiotics Linked To Birth Defects, Study Says

CHICAGO — Researchers studying antibiotics in pregnancy have found a surprising link between common drugs used to treat urinary infections and birth defects. Reassuringly, the most-used antibiotics in early pregnancy – penicillins – appear to be the safest. Bacterial infections…