tattoo

Tattoos Last, and So Does the Pain for 1 in 10 By Dr. Joseph Mercola

About one in five US adults, or 21 percent, has at least one tattoo. This is up from 14 percent in 2008, according to a Harris poll.1Tattoos have been around for more than 5,000 years. They were used in ancient Egypt as a way to identify peasants and slaves.2 They were discovered on a 5,000-year-old frozen mummy identified as the …

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Science and medicine have a ‘publication pollution’ problem

Dr. Arthur Caplan warns that plagiarism, fraud and predatory publishing is ‘corroding the reliability of research’ NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY) April 3, 2015 – The scientific community is facing a ‘pollution problem’ in academic publishing, one that poses a serious threat to the “trustworthiness, utility, and value of science and …

chemical exposure

Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs

Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals is likely leading to an increased risk of serious health problems costing at least $175 billion (U.S.) per year in Europe alone, according to a study published Thursday. Chemicals that can mimic or block estrogen or other hormones are commonly found in thousands of products around the world, including plastics, pesticides, furniture, and cosmetics. The new research estimated …