How hormones impact the stock trading floor

The stock floor is stressful enough: money flying in and out of hands, companies’ prices rising and falling and the nation watching and waiting to see what the stock market may have to say about the economy. Add in hormones, and the stock trading floor can become a whole different situation.

Researchers from Cambridge University […]

New studies point to why and how of food allergies

Food allergies are on the rise—and quickly. In recent reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergy rates in children younger than 18 grew about 18% between 1997 and 2007. Many of these food allergies can be narrowed down to a few types of food (peanuts, eggs, milk, tree nuts, wheat, […]

How pets can make you healthier

When I was younger, I wanted to be a veterinarian. Many of my toys were of the animal variety, and I’ve always cooed over every dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig or any other animal I’ve ever seen. Animals are fantastic, and I love having them around me to pick up my spirits and to make […]

Kick off June with Monday Links

[ SPANISH ] Happy June, everyone! Today marks the first Monday links post of June, and there is a lot of news happening in the world. Don’t have time to scour the interwebs for all of the big news stories? No worries — we have you covered. (Plus: Stay tuned for a special announcement at […]

Pets in gardens: just say no

[ SPANISH ] There is a lot to learn about how to keep your pet happy and healthy during the spring months. Not only is there a rise in seasonal allergies from pollens, insects and more for your animals, even if they are indoor pets, but there are also many potential hazards to be aware […]

Guess what? Pets have seasonal allergies, too

After the long winter, I know I can’t wait to open all of the windows in my house, go for a walk with my dog and start to garden again. The sun in the sky, the birds chirping around me make me energized for the first time in months to finally kick-start the year after […]

14 food allergens must appear on UK labels by end of 2014

We are currently in the middle of #AllergyWeek in the United Kingdom (UK), which started on April 28 and will end on May 4. With an estimated 21 million people in the UK affected by at least one type of food allergy, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) says that allergies are a growing health concern. […]

Faking it: Food allergies as eating disorders

We recently covered the globalization diet, but there is another diet that is beginning to rise and has rapidly become a cause for concern.

It starts in an unlikely place:

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Hear the latest industry news with Monday links

We are gathering around the water cooler this morning to discuss the latest in animal and food safety. What are we chatting about? Check it out:

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Coffee? Tea? Food allergies?

The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering a bill that targets food allergies within restaurants. The bill, if passed, would require that restaurants ask a customer of any known food allergies prior to ordering. This could be outlined either on the menu/menu board of the restaurant, or requested through a server.

In an additional section […]