Withholding Fluids From Young Children…Child Abuse or School Compliance?

The Ultimate Price for Bathroom Use Kids Have to “Pay” to Use the Bathroom in School? I’ve always thought that eliminating waste was a human necessity and not an earned privilege; but it looks like schools across America have a different idea.  Texas – A second-grade teacher charges good-behavior “bucks” for bathroom visits.  Consequently a…

America…Fat, Dumb & Happy! How does it feel to be scammed…again?

I don’t know who coined the phrase “fat, dumb and happy” but it sure seems fitting to describe the American mentality when it comes to bottled water. In spite of so much opposition about bottled water; the business is booming.  Bottled water is the biggest seller in any grocery store and it occupies more square footage…

You Just THINK You Don’t Use Splenda! Think again!

People like sucralose—the artificial sweetener marketed as Splenda—because the human body can’t break it down and use it. That means the substance has almost no calories and makes it a popular ingredient in everything from cookies to diet sodas.  Unfortunately,  wastewater treatment plants can’t break down Splenda either.   Don’t look now but although flushing the toilet…

Lance Armstrong (and others)…Your Competitive Edge Was Right Under Your Nose!

It’s too bad that Lance Armstrong (and others before him) couldn’t have spoken with some other extraordinary athletes that know firsthand what it means to have a drug-free competitive edge.  People like Tiger Woods or  3 time weightlifting champion, Wade Lightheart or Magic Johnson or Jillian Michaels or Olympian ice skating medalist “Elvis“, or the last…

How Old Do You Look on the INSIDE?

The amount of antioxidants in your body is directly proportional to how long you will live. – Dr. Richard Cutler, Former Director of National Institute of Aging Washington DC, USA CHANGE YOUR WATER…CHANGE YOUR LIFE! CLICK HERE to see for yourself!

Don’t Be Taken for Granite…the Ultimate Sacrifice for “Quality”?

The health risks of radon gas have been clearly recognized by organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the American Lung Association,  the American Medication Association and the EPA. Radon is a known human carcinogen and is estimated to be the second leading…

Earth Day? Seriously? How Do You Sleep At Night?

The average American spends $640 a year on bottled water.  Oddly the price of bottled water doesn’t fluctuate with the price of oil in spite of the fact that it takes 5 cups of oil to produce a single plastic bottle and God only knows how much oil it takes to ship filtered municipal water…

Drug Cartel or Just Another Consumer Rip-Off?

This sheds new light on the old cliche’  “that’s a tough pill to swallow”. This “pill” should make you choke! Did you ever wonder how much it costs a drug company for the active ingredient in your prescription medications? Some people think it must cost a lot  since many drugs sell for more than $5.00+…

Warning Guys! This Little Blue Pill Could Cost You BIG Time!

Apparently men chasing the wiles of their youth are costing the health care system $125 million a year in emergency room visits.  This is a prime example of American’s looking for a “quick fix” to health challenges. The tiny little performance pill can cause major problems.  You may think that this pill is the answer…

Is Living in America Bad For Our Health, Ladies? Apparently so…

As we fight to raise awareness about breast cancer in America we need to also need to diligently pursue answers for prevention.  From where I’m sitting prevention is far more appealing than the need to cure. I found this quote within the “Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk…What We Can Do Now” cancer panel report that is…