Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
We recently looked at the plastics that we unknowingly drink when we crack open a fresh bottle of water or turn on the tap. Â America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive. Â India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us. Â
Yet another unpalatable fact about Americaâ€™s drinking water emerged upon publication of a report into the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in an astonishing 94 percent of samples tested.
Itâ€™s not just America that is swallowing untold quantities of plastics from industry, homes and manufacturing; around 80 percent of samples worldwide tested positive. Â If itâ€™s in our water, then itâ€™s in our food. Â If itâ€™s our food, …
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and itâ€™s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit. Â
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 7, 2017 12:00 pm
No cosmetic or Instagram filter can rival your true greatest asset â€“ a bright, natural smile.Â Â
Take Good Care of Your Teeth
As well as a good brushing and flossing routine, most of us know how to take care of our teeth â€“ trips to the dentist, changing our toothbrush regularly and not eating and drinking too many sugary things.
Are you one of the 63% of people in America worried about the ongoing water crisis?Â The data from Gallup’s annual Environment poll, which was conducted in March 2017, shows that a large majority of people are concerned about the safety of their drinking water.
Gallup first started tracking polled results regularly in 1999.Â The findings show that people are more worried about water safety than they have been since 2001.Â …
We learned a little more this week about how lead ended up flowing out the taps in Flint.Â Researchers at the University of Michigan have released their forensic conclusions on how the crisis took shape.
The “Swiss Cheese” Evidence
Officials had put forward a claim that failure to add anti-corrosion chemicals hadnâ€™t impacted on the eventual contamination of the water.Â This assertion was undermined by the researchersâ€™ …
We love busting myths.Â Especially the ones that relate to water ionizers!Â The wonder of all of the information flowing freely around the internet is that inevitably, myths and inaccuracies start to emerge.
Weâ€™ve taken hold of 5 popular myths that seem to crop up regularly, in order to bust them!
Ionized Water is Like Regular Water. Well, why not start with the Big One?Â We know this myth inside out.Â Every drop
Ventriloquist and entertainer Terry Fator likes to joke that overnight success following his appearance on America’s Got Talent in 2007 was only 25 years in the making.
Before the Big Time
On the fringes of the business for years, the lowest point, Fator recalls, came when he was already disheartened after plugging away in small town fetes and theaters for years.Â Then one night, Fator opened a show in …