Indoor Tanning Addiction Leads to California Ban

February 21, 2012 Hill Fox 0

California bans indoor tanning for under-18s. Seeking to protect minors from the health risks of indoor tanning that have gained increasing public awareness in recent years, California became the first in the United States to ban indoor tanning for under-18s. The bill, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last October has been in effect since the beginning of this year. The American Academy of Dermatology applauded California for being the first state in the U.S. to […]

Radiotherapy Side Effects – PORT or Postoperative Risks

February 21, 2012 Hill Fox 0

New study says radiation for advanced lung cancer doesn’t help. It’s routinely given after surgery in a bid to prevent cancer from recurring. But postoperative radiotherapy, or PORT, can damage the heart and lungs — thereby canceling out the potential benefits, particularly in seniors. Now a new study even shows that for older people with a certain type and stage of lung cancer, giving radiation treatment after surgery may not extend survival. And while there […]

Wifi Side Effects on Health: Low Sperm Count and Short Attention Span?

December 9, 2011 Hill Fox 0

Wifi Side Effects on Health: Low Sperm Count and Short Attention Span? Three studies conducted over the past five years suggest that long-term use of Wi-Fi devices may pose many risks to human health — making men infertile and decreasing young people’s ability to concentrate when finishing mental tasks. It may also pose a risk to the growing brains of school-age children exposed to higher Wi-Fi waves in classrooms.