“These first-ever tests of farmed salmon from U.S. grocery stores show that farmed salmon are likely the most PCB-contaminated protein source in the U.S. food supply… Based on these data we estimate that 800,000 people face an excess lifetime cancer risk … from eating farmed salmon.”
A pretty neat posthumous interview with Philip K. Dick constructed from quotes from Dick’s fiction, letters, and essays.
“A huge, gelatinous sea creature found in the Southern Pacific Coast of Chile continued to baffle scientists Wednesday while they waited for a DNA analysis.”
Refugees from the rave scene are going to drug-free all-night dance parties featuring Yoga and meditation sessions, raw foods and herbal drinks, and Thai and Shiatsu massage.
The Institute of Medicine is recommending that women reduce their intake of animal fats in order to avoid dioxins.
[Dioxins] build up in fatty tissues in animals, so scientists believe that humans are exposed to them primarily when they eat animal fats. Unborn children and breast-feeding infants are especially vulnerable to the harmful effects, which can range from behavioral disorders to cancer.