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Eight Trillion Plastic ‘Microbeads’ enter Daily in Water Bodies in US

Eight Trillion Plastic ‘Microbeads’ enter Daily in Water Bodies in US

Many people might not be aware of fact that the personal care items like face washes, tooth pastes, shampoos, scrubbers and beauty products, which we use in our daily life contain ‘microbeads’. Researchers from the Oregon State University have estimated that about eight trillion plastic ‘microbeads’ enter daily in the water bodies in the United States.

New York becomes First US City to require Salt Warning Labels on chain restaurant menus

New York becomes First US City to require Salt Warning Labels on chain restaurant menus

As officials are urging American to eat healthy, states have been coming up with new laws. On Wednesday, New York City of Health has voted to require chain eateries to include salt-shaker symbols on menus to indicate dishes that include more than recommended levels of sodium in them.

Author of ‘Awakenings’ Oliver Sacks is no more

Author of ‘Awakenings’ Oliver Sacks is no more

Author of ‘the man who mistook his wife for a hat’, Dr. Oliver Sacks has died at 82. With a lot of works, he took the reader to the distant ranges of human experience. Kate Edgar, Sacks’ assistant, said that he died at his home in New York City on Sunday. He made an announcement in February that he was suffering with a rare eye cancer that had spread to his liver.

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