As we learn more about fat, we're discovering that it plays a variety of roles in the body's complex web if chemical interactions It's not simply a passive storehouse for extra calories, but rather an active organ.
A recent debate in the fields of bioethics surrounding novel treatments for an uncommon genetic disorder has raised the question: Is it ethical to attempt to predetermine the sexual orientation of one's children?
Some have raised the question as to whether soy products are safe. The biggest question was whether they affect the risk of breast cancer and, for women with breast cancer, if they help chances for survival.
The Cancer Prevention Coalition has announced that the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association has voted to oppose the sale of hormonal rBGH milk, and meat adulterated with hormones.
The rBST hormone is injected in about 20% of USA dairy cows to increase milk production. While the industry claims that it's safe for cows, and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.