Login    Register    Forgot Password?
Health Refs
Good to Know!

Keywords
Sort By
The issue was borrowing a pair of eclipse glasses that turned out to be fake, not providing the proper protection for her eyes.  As 26-year-old Nia Payne told TODAY, "The glasses seemed normal and I looked at the sky. I looked like everyone else”.  30 seconds of looking at the solar eclipse and about 6 hours later she noticed a black spot had formed in the middle of her left...[ Read More... ]
Comments/Ratings (0)
Two Oregon men, 70-year-old Lou Tomososki and high school friend Roger Duvall recall when they were looking up at the sun 55 years ago, in 1962, with their naked eyes to check out the eclipse for 20 seconds.  20 seconds that burned their retinas and caused permanent blindness.“Nothing has changed,” 70-year-old Lou Tomososki told NBC’s “Today”...[ Read More... ]
Comments/Ratings (0)
A 3-year old boy has been hospitalized for E. Coli with severe intestimanl symptoms after swimming in at Lake Wildwood Beach in Nevada County.  Three other kids have also been treated for E. Coli.The health deparment closed down the beach after the water test results showed it had the high levels of fecal colforms - bacteria that can cause serious illness:“Real upset stomach,...[ Read More... ]
Comments/Ratings (0)
Tap Water Database: Check out what's in your tap water by zip code
Enter in your zip code and you can check EWG's Tap Water Database for contaminants detected above health guidelines and other detected contaminants.  Good reasons to opt for water filters.Since 2010, water utilities' testing has found pollutants in Americans' tap water, according to an EWG drinking water quality analysis of 30 million state water records.https://www.ewg.org/tapwaterWhat...[ Read More... ]
Comments/Ratings (0)
If you have a textured ceiling in your home that kind of looks like popcorn, also known as cottage cheese ceiling, stucco ceiling or acoustic ceiling, and it's been there for about 20 or more years, you of course don't want to eat it, but you also do not want to sand away at it, puch a hole in it to hang something, or bounce a ball against it.  The reason: it may contain the carcinogen...[ Read More... ]
Comments/Ratings (0)
Most Hits
Textured popcorn ceiling risks
If you have a textured ceiling in your home that kind of looks like popcorn, also known as cottage cheese ceiling, stucco ceiling or acoustic ceiling, and it's been there for about 20 or more years, you of course don't want to eat it, but you also do not want to sand away at it, puch a hole in it to hang something, or bounce a ball against it.  The reason: it may contain the carcinogen...[ Read More... ]
Tap Water Database: Check out what's in your tap water by zip code
Enter in your zip code and you can check EWG's Tap Water Database for contaminants detected above health guidelines and other detected contaminants.  Good reasons to opt for water filters.Since 2010, water utilities' testing has found pollutants in Americans' tap water, according to an EWG drinking water quality analysis of 30 million state water records.https://www.ewg.org/tapwaterWhat...[ Read More... ]
Report scrapbook by:
Report a concern
Comments: