Health News 9-29-10

September 28th, 2010

(Cornucopia) – Who Owns Organic

The latest update of major corporate ownership and involvement in the organic food sector is now out. The chart graphically focuses on the organic brands with ties to the top 25 food processors in North America. You can view a full-size version of the latest chart by clicking here. – Read More Here

(Reuters) – Employer health costs to rise in 2011

Employers can expect to pay nearly 9 percent more for health care costs for their workers in 2011, the highest level in five years, according to a forecast released on Monday. Read More Here

(USNews) – To Avoid Diabetes Complications, Think Lifestyle Changes Over Drugs

New study suggests diabetics might benefit more from diet and exercise than drugs Read More Here

(Reuters) – UPDATE 1-Coke to invest $1 billion in Philippines – Read More Here

(Reuters) – Repeat imaging in kids with cancer: a balancing act

The imaging tests widely used in children’s cancer treatment can expose some kids to potentially concerning levels of radiation, according to a study published Monday. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – Vitamin K helps prevent diabetes

People with a higher dietary intake of vitamin K are significantly less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands and published in the journal Diabetes Care. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – One in six doctors hooked on alcohol or drugs

According to surveys of British hospitals, one in six doctors will be addicted to alcohol or illegal drugs at some point during their medical career. A full third of junior male doctors and one in five junior female doctors admit to having used cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy or hallucinogenic drugs. Read More Here

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