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NHS ‘biased against private care’

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Patients can opt for NHS care at private hospitals which do it at NHS cost Evidence is emerging that some health managers are rebelling against plans to create greater competition in the NHS. The BBC has learnt that many English trusts are introducing steps that make it harder for

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Dr. Lisa Sanders: Medical Detective

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal If you follow me regularly, you know I enjoy watching the Fox television drama House M.D. on Monday nights (although I often watch the recording later in the week). Doctor Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) is a sorry character but a terrific diagnostician.  In almost every episode someone is on

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Even ‘BPA-Free’ Plastics Leach Endrocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Plastic containers and linings often leach chemicals into the surrounding environment.  And some of those chemicals, like the endocrine-disrupting bisphenol-A (BPA) and phthalates, may be harmful to your health. Manufacturers have even begun advertising some products as “BPA-free.” But a recent study found that most plastic products leach endocrine-disrupting

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