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The Summer 2012 Grapevine is now available online!

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Featured Stories
Homocysteine and Your Heart
Homocysteine and Your Heart

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Years later, people who were underweight at birth, and those who were breast-fed only a short time or not at all, could be at increased risk for chronic inflammation and related health problems, a new study suggests.
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive. But a new, long-term European study says this strategy, called "active surveillance," has a major flaw -- if men don't come back for regular checkups, doctors won't be able to tell if their prostate cancer becomes life-threatening.
Chequamegon Food Co-op Health Tips
Nail polishes to avoid
Most commercial nail polishes contain toluene, a clear, colorless solvent that gives nail polish its fluid quality and improves drying time. Toluene is used to make products such as dyes, paints, paint thinners, and explosives and is absorbed easily through the skin or through inhalation.

View Past Issues of The Grapevine
View The Grapevine issues from Spring 2010Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2010-11Spring 2011Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2011-12, Spring 2012, Summer 2012. These newsletters include our Board of Directors contact information.