Why Puberty Is Occurring In Seven and Eight Year Old Girls

(HealthWyze) – The New York Times reported on a study which shows that puberty is occurring in much younger girls than previous generations. In fact, girls are more likely to be growing breasts by the age of 7 or 8. This trend has been continuing for a long time, and researchers have been puzzled by it. The researchers in the recent study came closer to pinning down a cause, but never specifically mentioned a single factor that would cause this development.

“It’s certainly throwing up a warning flag… I think we need to think about the stuff we’re exposing our bodies to and the bodies of our kids. This is a wake-up call, and I think we need to pay attention to it.” – Dr Frank Biro, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Chemicals which alter hormones are everywhere. They are in our foods, and the toys that our children play with. Bisphenol-A (BPA) has become very controversial in recent years, because it is known to disrupt the hormones, thus leading to earlier puberty onset, and problems during pregnancy. It has also been implicated for causing brain damage, cancer, diabetes, and heart problems. This chemical has been found in the urine of 90% of Americans. It is in drinking bottles, clear plastic containers, aluminum cans and aluminum drinking containers (they have a BPA-lining). BPA is never labeled. Read More Here

MSM: The swine flu call centres where staff have nothing to do but play cards and Trivial Pursuit

(DailyMail) – Two swine flu call centres are to close just weeks after opening because staff have been spending most of their time playing cards and board games. Continue reading

CIA Accused of Third Torture Prison in Europe

As Americans continue to debate the torture era of the Bush administration, a new report has emerged about the alleged existence of a third secret prison used by the CIA in Europe. According to ABC News, the CIA operated a “black site” prison in Lithuania until the end of 2005. Continue reading

Hey Buddy, It’s Cooling!

Even as the U.S. Senate and the Group of 8 nations meeting in Italy continue their endless jabbering about greenhouse gases, nature is not cooperating. Continue reading

MSM: G-8 leaders to receive books on Canova, gold coins

(Yahoo) – World leaders attending the Group of Eight summit opening Wednesday in Italy will each be presented with a gift from the past and one for the future. Continue reading

MSM: Jobless rate rises in nearly all states

(CNN) – Forty-eight states and the District of Columbia post unemployment rates rise in May, while only one state – Nebraska – registers a decrease. Continue reading