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School Boards Left On The Hook For Wi-Fi Injuries. By Janis Hoffman

School officials could be personally liable for exposing children and staff to microwave radiation in our schools.

School districts, school boards and school medical health officers have been notified that Lloyd’s of London has now excluded any liability coverage for injuries, 564 more words

Canada

About Me

I am a Colombian journalist about to attain my Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a concentration in International Studies and Political Science. I believe in the merging of truth and media for the sake of social change.   69 more words

Brazil

Why I love the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

For those of you who don’t know, every five years the U.S. government produces a document called the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which is created through a collaboration between the US Department of Agriculture the Department of Health and Human Services. 412 more words

Statins and Muscle Pain

Mayo Clinic acknowledges statins can cause muscle pain.  And interestingly, one cohort study showed HALF of the people had some degree of muscle pain termed broadly as Statin Associated Muscle Syndrome (SAMS).  317 more words

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Rich People Drive Up Antibiotic Use

From “Competition For Wealthy Elites Drives Up Antibiotic Prescription Rates,” by News Staff, Science 2.0, Feb. 25, 2015.

Competition between doctors’ offices, urgent care centers and retail medical clinics that cater to wealthy elites often leads to an increase in the number of antibiotic prescriptions written per person, finds a new analysis.

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