Latest News on Vitamins and Health

How a healthy economy can shorten life spans.
Tuesday October 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents. [News Source]

The grandfather of alt-science.
Friday October 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Art Robinson has seeded scientific skepticism within the GOP for decades. Now he wants to use urine to save lives. [News Source]

University’s ‘digital sandbox’ shows how climate change effects human life.
Friday October 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

A team at the University of Bradford has mixed the latest computer technology with an old-fashioned sandpit to create a tool that can predict how climate change can transform civilisations. [News Source]

Research details packaging chemicals found in food.
Friday October 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Chemicals from plastic and paper packaging are leaching into some foods sold in New Zealand, new research shows. [News Source]

How a seed bank, almost lost in Syria’s war, could help feed a warming planet.
Friday October 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

A plant conservationist from Syria and his colleagues are safeguarding seeds that might be crucial when more parts of the world become as hot and arid as the Middle East. [News Source]

These dogs are helping to solve environmental problems.
Thursday October 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Around the world, canine conservationists are helping humans and wildlife co-exist. [News Source]

Fisheries Minister pledges to save southern resident killer whales.
Thursday October 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

New research suggests that underwater noise from vessel traffic in the Salish Sea is reducing the ability of endangered southern resident killer whales to hunt by 20 to 25 per cent, a Port of Vancouver official said Wednesday. [News Source]

Key glyphosate hearing to take place in heated atmosphere.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The European Parliament’s environment and agriculture committees are holding on Wednesday a highly anticipated public hearing on the so-called “Monsanto papers” and glyphosate. [News Source]

How the coffee industry is about to get roasted by climate change.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

By 2100, more than 50 per cent of the land used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. [News Source]

Can we trust the sustainable meat we order online?
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Direct online sales of grass-fed and organic meat directly have been growing, but so are questions about its origins. [News Source]

Obesity medical bill could "reach $1.2 trillion" a year by 2025.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

At least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. [News Source]

Reporting on the world’s most controversial farm chemical.
Tuesday October 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Veteran journalist Carey Gillam’s new book sheds light on the ongoing battle over glyphosate, the nation's most commonly used herbicide. [News Source]