Archives for April 8, 2013

Iodine Protects Against Breast Cancer

Why many people are iodine deficientHealth conscious people expect conventional produce to be grown in soils deficient in essential minerals. They may be surprised to find out that organic produce is also lacking sufficient amounts of iodine. Adequate intake of iodine was once a recognized problem that was solved by adding small amounts of iodine […]

Why Americans Are So Ignorant — It’s Not Just Fox News, There Are Some Reasonable Reasons | Alternet

“Bureaucracies position the worker within closely supervised departments where success equates with doing a specific job according to specific rules. Within this limited world, one learns not to think outside the box, and so, except as applied to one’s task, critical thinking is discouraged and one’s worldview comes to conform to that of the bureaucracy. […]