Dangers of Aspartame
Aspartame has been known to cause some very severe symptoms including arthritis, seizures, dizziness, and lots of others. Here are some sites that detail these side-effects.
A collection of websites regarding acid reflux and GERD a stomach condition that makes feels like heartburn after every meal. some natural remedies are recommended like apple cider vinegar and effective medicines like Nexium
Principles of Health Science
The Principles of Health Science provides an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry
a binder collection of websites and articles that focus on medulloblastoma - brain tumors particularly in young children. Useful for parents seeking information on treatment, history and diagnosis
Moth spraying in Bay Area
a binder on the light brown apple moth pesticide spraying scheduled to hit the bay area later this summer. Moms against the spraying are beginning to lobby against the spraying, but it may be too late.
Great websites on conservation of our natural resources and how to go green including recycling, solar, and environmentally friendly products. Website list from the Spring Belmont Garden Faire
Cell Phones and Children Safety
There is growing evidence that cell phones are dangerous for children. This binder collects some of that information for parents to read or watch.
Plants that purify the air
This livebinder is about the green way to clean the air in your home of poisonous toxins and make your house beautiful and cozy. Some plants are excellent at cleaning pollution from indoor air. Dr. Bill Wolverton published his research at NASA to find plants that clean the air. These plants absorb toxic chemicals like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene which are commonly used in the production of clothing, furniture, mattresses, carpets, plastics and printing. One healthy plant can clean a 100 sq.ft. room of 87% of these contaminants in 24 hours. (try the Rubbert plant or Peace Lily).
Check out his inexpensive, well-illustrated, and extremely practical book - "How to Grow Fresh Air: 50 House Plants that Purify Your HOme of Office."
Click on this binder and go through the tabs to view other websites that give plant suggestions and other tips about growing plants in your home for the purpose of purifying the air.
Creating a Personal Health Record (PHR)
A personal health record (PHR) can collect all your health information in a single system. Whether you choose paper, your hard drive, or a web-based platform, PHRs offer the potential to increase the efficiency and safety of your medical care. This module provides tips to help you create a PHR that suits your needs.