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Walgreens: At the Corner of Toxic & Unhealthy While other major retailers are taking steps toward selling safer products, Walgreens remains an industry laggard. Tell Walgreens: no more toxic cosmetics! This isn't pretty The cosmetics industry’s vision of cosmetics safety reform is atrocious—and even the FDA has rejected draft legislation that, if passed, would undercut cosmetics safety. VICTORY!

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The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Coaches The great philosopher (and possibly football coach) Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” That being the case, (and with apologies to Stephen Covey) – what are The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Coaches? What are the things that great coaches do every day that makes them great? Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires may have caused 100,000 deaths: report Killer haze from forest fires that raged across Indonesia last year may have caused more than 100,000 premature deaths in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, according to a new report that suggests a drastically higher death toll than Indonesian government figures. Harvard and Columbia University researchers used air pollution readings to calculate exposure to the deadly smoke. "We estimate that haze in 2015 resulted in 100,300 excess deaths across Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore," says the report, which was published in Environmental Research Letters journal on September 19. It says this is more than double the estimated number of deaths as a result of haze in 2006, with much of the increase due to fires in Indonesia's South Sumatra province. "Exposure to air pollution increases the risk of death from a number of ailments including stroke and respiratory illnesses," one of the researchers from Harvard University, Dr Shannon Koplitz, told Fairfax Media. "It is not true.

Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom This is a place were English teachers can share games and activities that they have found useful in the classroom. If you know a game or an activity that works well with ESL/EFL students and it is not yet listed here, please submit it. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Number of Submissions: 132 The newest addition is at the top of the page. Bad Fruit: A Shoppers' Nightmare Lettuce recall: Salmonella outbreak traced to prepacked salad mixes from major supermarkets Updated A national voluntary recall has been issued for prepackaged lettuce from the Victorian-based Tripod Farmers company, after a higher-than-usual number of salmonella cases were reported in the state. List of recalled products: Woolworths brand: Spinach 100g, Rocket 100g, Salad mix 100gWash N Toss: Watercress 100g, Sorrell 50g, Baby Cos 100g, Spinach 100g, Salad Mix 100g, Rocket 100g, Kale 100gColes brand: Spinach 60g, Rocket 60g and 120g, Spinach and Rocket 120g, Spinach 120g, 4Leaf 120g and 200gSupaSalad: SupaSalad 180g, Green Coral 180g, Supamix 1kg, Spinach 1kg, Rocket 1kg, Baby Cos 1kg, Spinach 180g The recall was issued after Victoria's Department of Health said there had been 28 salmonella cases so far this year, and the lettuce was the common source. Tripod lettuce is sold at Coles and Woolworths in both supermarkets' prepackaged salad mixes, including Coles 4 Leaf Mix, Woolworths salad mix, SupaSalad Supamix and Wash N Toss salad mix.

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Should we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth? When an Aedes aegypti mosquito bites you, she – because only the females, which need blood as nutrients for their offspring, bite – will probe your skin with her proboscis as many as 20 times. Two pairs of sharp cutting edges, the fascicle, break the skin and then search for a blood vessel, withdrawing and re-entering until a suitable target is found. When the blood starts to flow, a salivary tube delivers a protein that stops it clotting.

India launches air quality index to give pollution information India has launched its first air quality index, to provide real time information about pollution levels. The index, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will initially monitor air quality in 10 cities. Last year the Environmental Preference Index ranked India 174 out of 178 countries for air quality. The rising and health-endangering pollution has been mainly blamed on a huge increase in vehicles, particularly diesel-driven cars, on Indian roads. Polluting industries, open burning of refuse and leaves, massive quantities of construction waste and substantial loss of forests have also led to high pollution levels in cities.

The Dark Side of Linus Pauling's Legacy Stephen Barrett, M.D. Linus Pauling, Ph.D. (1901-1994), was the only person ever to win two unshared Nobel prizes. He received these awards for chemistry in 1954 and for peace in 1962. He contributed greatly to the development of chemical theories. His impact on the health marketplace, however, was anything but laudable.

Six people infected with Ross River virus in Melbourne Six people have been infected with Ross River virus in Melbourne amid a state-wide outbreak, sparking a warning from authorities. The infections were detected in Frankston and Casey and none of those diagnosed had travelled to areas where mosquitoes carrying the virus are usually found. This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window.

Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work? Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work? Alternative ear infection treatments aren't generally recommended for use in children — some have dangerous effects or may interfere with conventional treatments. By Mayo Clinic Staff Alternative ear infection treatments abound on the Internet and in books and magazines. They include chiropractic adjustments, homeopathy, herbal eardrops and others. Perhaps you're seeking alternative treatments for your or your child's ear infection because you're concerned about using antibiotics or because your doctor has recommended watchful waiting.

Be Careful What Are You Buying: Did You Know What Does The Stickers on The Fruits Mean? You must have noticed the stickers on the fruits that you are buying in the markets. But you probably have never thought what they mean. 1. If you notice that the code has 4 numbers and starts with the numbers 3 or 4, it shows that the product has been grown in the second half of the twentieth century, and it is very possible that it was exposed to unnatural fertilizers. 2. theconversation Exposure to harmful agents inside the home can have profound effects on our health. After all, we spend an average of 16 hours a day at home – and even more when aged under seven and over 64. Mould accumulates in damp and poorly ventilated buildings. Inhaling mould fragments or spores can inflame the airways, causing nasal congestion, wheezing, chest tightness, coughing and throat irritation. Prolonged exposure to high levels of indoor dampness can reduce lung function and cause chronic health problems such as asthma. Those who already suffer from asthma and allergies are more likely to have more severe symptoms when exposed.

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