Category Archives: General Health

Long-term low physical activity and/or high television viewing may raise Alzheimer’s risk

The Washington Post reported that too much television “might damage your brain and also raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — and that the effects could show up much sooner than previously believed,” according to research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Continue reading

Obama Administration seeks to boost public confidence in GMOs

National Journal reports that the Obama Administration’s announcement last Thursday that it will “will improve transparency, coordination and predictability surrounding GMO regulation” is designed to “bolster confidence in the regulatory system” and convince Americans that “there’s nothing dangerous about genetically-modified food that makes it to your dinner plate.” Continue reading