Tag Archives: Exposure

Why You Should Embrace Healthful Sun Exposure

Marc Sorenson, who has a doctorate in education, and who is the founder of the Sunlight Institute,1 has written an excellent book, “Embrace the Sun,” in which he reveals why sunlight is foundational for optimal health and longevity.2 While vitamin D supplements clearly have their place, you cannot obtain all the benefits you get from… Read More »

Lead exposure and heart disease

When we think about the health effects of lead contamination, the biggest worry is for babies and young children. Lead, a heavy metal that is widespread in the environment, can harm developing brains. But growing evidence suggests that low levels of lead in the blood may also raise the risk of heart disease in adults.… Read More »

Patient being tested in Pennsylvania for possible Ebola exposure: hospital

(Reuters) – An unidentified patient was being tested on Wednesday at a Philadelphia hospital for possibly having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, a hospital official said. “Preliminary testing indicates that the patient has another condition, which is likely the cause of their illness,” the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania chief medical officer,… Read More »