What does the label on your back say?

By HARRIET ARMSTRONG: Due to the rise and popularity of high-end clothing made in the eastern world with countries like China and Vietnam opening new factories almost daily, clothing made in a Western country is becoming increasingly uncommon. Harriet Armstrong investigates the perils, challenges and history behind clothing made and manufactured ... Read More...

Secrets at the seams: The reality of the rag trade

By KATHERINE CANNON: Dirty deeds done dirt-cheap. Well so it would seem. As it stands there is currently an estimated 3.6 million ready-made garment workers employed throughout Bangladesh, 2.8 million of those are women. The ready-made garment industry has the potential in terms of employment and foreign exchange exports, to reduce ... Read More...

Is mind-body medicine the future?

By BRITTANY HUGHES: Cancer is one of the most feared words of the English language. When we think of the word we are sometimes unaware of what causes it and only concerned with ways to deal with it. Immediately. Chronic disease can be seen as a breakdown of the body’s capacity to ... Read More...