Thursday, June 30, 2011

Diet soda in 'fat' shocker - Expands girth, hikes blood sugar

Diet soda makes you fat and boosts your blood sugar, the New York Post reports.  And when I drink it, it dries out my throat and gives me a headache, hence why I don't drink it.


Monday, June 27, 2011

7 surprising things you're not supposed to know about sunscreen and sunlight exposure

Interesting report about sunscreens at Natural News.  I've never understood the logic of lathering the skin with chemicals, when it's just as easy to hit the pool or beach during a time of day when the sun's rays aren't as strong.  Even with sunscreen, its very uncomfortable to be out in the blazing noon sun, so I skip the lotions and just go later in the afternoon for a swim.


Thursday, June 9, 2011

WHO panel warns that cell phone use may cause cancer

WHO suggests a potential link to cell phones and cancer.  No surprise with this... I've wondered about the radiation risk of holding a cell to one's head for hours at a time and a correlation to cancer.