Florida Doctors Refusing to Treat Overweight Patients
Fifteen obstetrics-gynecology practices out of 105 polled by the Sun Sentinel said they have set weight cut-offs for new patients starting at 200 pounds or based on measures of obesity.
Herbal Medicines Banned As EU Directive Comes Into Effect
Patients have lost access to hundreds of herbal medicines today, after European regulations came into force.
Carmel Color Additive in Coca-Cola May Cause Cancer: Activist Call FDA To Ban
The caramel colouring used in Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and other foods is contaminated with two cancer-causing chemicals and should be banned,’
General Mills Subsidiary Muir Glen Announces Organic Tomatoes Canned In New BPA Free Cans
General Mills has found a BPA-free alternative can liner that apparently works with tomatoes, a highly acidic product that has long baffled the industry in terms of finding a suitable substitute.
McDonald’s Recalls Shrek Themed Glasses Due to Cadmium Contamination
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the McDonald’s, announced a voluntary recall of the Shrek Forever After 3D Collectable Drinking Glasses.
Phoenix Hospitals Battle New Highly Toxic Supergerm
AZ health officials confirmed a relatively new, extremely toxic strain of bacteria has been found in hospitals, known as Clostridium Difficile
What Happens To McDonald’s Fries And Burger After 4 Years Sitting Out?
WATCH: Sara from Diet.com and author and Obesity Acitivisist, Julia Havey, show what happens to a McDonald’s cheesburger and fries after sitting out for 4 years.
Sales Halted As Glaxo’s Rotavirus Vaccine Contaminated With Pig DNA
U.S. authorities and the company said doctors should stop using the vaccine against a diarrhoea-causing virus called rotavirus because the vaccine is contaminated with pig virus DNA.
Patients Medical Records Go Online Without Consent
Doctors have accused the Government of rushing the project through, meaning that patients have had their details uploaded to the database before they have had a chance to object.
American Doctors Want To Regulate Your Hot Dogs
The leading group of pediatricians in the United States is pushing for a redesign of common foods such as hot dogs and candies, along with new warning labels placed on food packaging, to help curb sometimes fatal incidents of child choking.