Mercury In Skin Whitening Cosmetics

Thony Dizon, EcoWaste Coalition’s (EWC) Chemical Safety Campaigner, talked about EWC’s work against the many risks of mercury in skin whitening cosmetics that are widely sold in Asia. In the Philippines, skin whitening or bleaching is a big business, and is especially popular among women and girls. However, mercury can directly affect women’s health, especially …

CAP: Practice healthy lifestyle to curb diabetes

Today November 14 is World Diabetes Day, and on this occasion, the Consumers Association of Penang calls on Malaysians to practice healthy lifestyle to reduce the risk of diabetes which is increasing at an alarming rate. Diabetes is an important public health concern. Globally there is a rising trend in the prevalence of diabetes due …

Not Moving Our Bodies Is Dangerous

Physical inactivity substantially increases our weight. Automobility helps us in PHYSICAL INACTIVITY. The graph clearly shows that countries that use more petrol produce citizens that have higher body weight. Physical inactivity and being overweight increase our risks of heart diseases, stroke, cancer, diabetes and many other ailments. We are designed to move and not remain …