EPA May ban insecticide over water quality concerns The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says there are no risks to humans from exposure to the common insecticide chlorpyrifos from food, but the agency has nonetheless asked for public comment on a proposal to revoke all food residue tolerances for the insecticide, which is mostly used on fruits, vegetable and nut crops. The proposed ban will not affect the 2016 growing
Hong Kong: Batch of New Zealand organic oysters contaminated with E. coli The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (November 4) urged the public not to consume a batch of organic oysters produced in New Zealand as the product might be contaminated with E. coli.
.Tummy tuck' complications: Study looks at rates and risk factors abdominoplasty sometimes called "tummy tuck"—has a higher risk of major complications than other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, reports a new study. Abdominoplasty is done to remove excess skin and tissue from the abdomen, to create a smoother, firmer abdominal profile.
How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think People use their smartphones for an average of five hours a day – about a third of the time they are awake – and check it about 85 times a day, research suggests.Sleep interruptions worse for mood than overall reduced amount of sleep A new study suggests that awakening several times throughout the night is more detrimental to people's positive moods than getting the same shortened amount of sleep without interruption