Archive for June 2012

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The Truth about Hormones, The Pill and Perimenopause wiht Dr Jerilyn Prior
Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior, Professor of Endocrinology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Scientific Director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (www.cemcor.ca) is a clinician-scientist whose work is internationally recognized.
Her research and synthesis has shown the importance of progesterone as well as estrogen for women's bone, heart and breast health and also that perimenopause is hormonally distinct from menopause, entailing higher rather than low or dropping estrogen levels.
She graduated with honours from Boston University School of Medicine 1969, is the author of Estrogen's Storm Season--stories of perimenopause (Finalist in Health section, Independent Publisher's Book Awards, 2006) and has recently co-authored The Estrogen Errors--Why Progesterone is better for Women's Health (2009, Praeger, Conn).
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Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation with Dr. 

Few of the world’s five billion  users question whether these universal gadgets are safe. In fact, these devices that we hold to our heads and keep in our pockets work like miniature radio stations that radiate microwave energy. U.S. cell phone safety standards, set almost three decades ago prior to the era of handheld wireless technology, assume that the average call was less than six minutes. Today’s average smart phone, time of use, or user—more than half of whom are under the age of 20, their brains still developing and their skulls more susceptible than adults’. Remember: we once thought smoking was harmless.

Dr. Devra Davis, who   was designated a National Book Award Finalist for When Smoke Ran Like Water (2002, Basic Books),  founded  in 2007 in Teton County, Wyoming to provide basic research and education about environmental  and promote constructive policies locally, nationally and internationally.

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