Health

140 countries pledge to end mercury poisoning

140 countries pledge to end mercury poisoning

Over 100 countries across the globe have vowed to cut toxic mercury pollution in the atmosphere, it has been revealed. To date, 140 countries have signed a treaty to address the levels of pollution caused by the metal as well as its mining, exportation, importation and safe storage. The Minamata Convention will also ban a range of products that contain[Read More...]

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions of people across the world have vowed to take on Monsanto on May 25th this month, it has been revealed. Protesters from over 286 countries are set to join the global rally against the food giant which was once dubbed as the “most evil corporation” on the planet by health campaigners. Monsanto is infamous for producing genetically engineered food[Read More...]

Obama signed the  HR 933 legislation into law which gives Monsanto legal accountability

Monsanto granted immunity from legal accountability

Monsanto has been made immune from the law after legislation was passed which effectively removes the food giant from any corporate responsibility. Section 735 of the HR 933 legislation has been dubbed the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ after the government effectively banned federal courts from being able to halt the sale of genetically modified (GM) or genetically engineered (GE) foods, even[Read More...]

How daisies can help treat sports injuries

How daisies can help treat sports injuries

Anyone who has ever taken part in a sport knows how painful sports injuries can be. There is nothing worse than playing a game of football on a warm afternoon, only to fall over or be tackled to the ground and painfully twist an ankle. Not only are sports injuries painful, they can also result in swelling, broken bones and[Read More...]

Jayne Storey

‘Mindfulness makes business sense’

Encouraging employees to practice mindfulness and meditation in the workplace can boost productivity and enhance concentration, according to two new findings published recently. According to Jayne Storey, a performance coach who has helped to train Olympic athletes, celebrities and directors in top businesses, practicing “mindfulness” in the workplace helps employees to quickly and easily become more efficient. As the founder[Read More...]