Light Exposure During Pregnancy Key To Normal Eye Development

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New research in Nature concludes the eye — which depends on light to see — also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy. Scientists say the unexpected finding offers a new basic understanding of fetal eye development and ocular diseases caused by vascular disorders — in particular one called retinopathy of prematurity that can blind premature infants. […]

Is Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant Causing Cancer In Toledo?

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Could a Davis-Besse nuclear power plant that has been shut down before for non-radioactive leaks be the cause of cancer in portions of the northwest Ohio, including Toledo. Davis-Besse nuclear reactor (power plant) is located on Lake Erie in Oak Harbor, Ohio, 20 miles east of Toledo. The reactor has been plagued with accidents and violations, […]

Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-Made Chemicals Is Putting Your Life at Risk

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We want things to be cheap, convenient and useful. Our food arrives contaminated with pesticides and wastes, wrapped in plastic made of hormone-disrupting chemicals. We bathe and dress our children in petrochemicals. Even our coffee contains miniscule traces of arsenic, cup by cup adding to the toxins accumulating in our bodies. Man-made chemicals are creating […]

GMO Ingredients Found in Gerber Baby Snack

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GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn. The public interest nonprofit recently launched a program to test popular food products for genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs), as […]

Breastfeeding may expose infants to toxic chemicals

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A widely used class of industrial chemicals linked with cancer and interference with immune function–perfluorinated alkylate substances, or PFASs–appears to build up in infants by 20%-30% for each month they’re breastfed, according to a new study co-authored by experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. It is the first study to show the […]

BPA In The Bloodstream

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What is BPA anyway? Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical used to make one type of polycarbonate plastic and certain types of epoxy resins. BPA has found its way into our bloodstream. These plastics are found in many products, such as refillable beverage containers, protective linings in food cans, receipts, compact disks, plastic dinerware, […]

Genetically modified cows produce ‘Human milk’

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Babies beware! GMOs are in baby formula and other foods sold in the United States. A Federal Drug Administration fact sheet confirmed Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) ingredients, either soy or milk from cows injected with GMO hormones in baby formula. Some also contain corn syrup with GMOs. Cereals can contain ingredients like GE (Genetically Engineered) […]

GMO in baby formula

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Milk or soy protein is the basis of most infant formulas. The secret ingredients in these products are often soy, or milk from cows injected with rbGH. Many brands also add GMO-derived corn syrup, corn syrup solids, or soy lecithin. For the infant that is unable to nurse, formula is the next best choice. But […]

Discovery of Bt insecticide in human blood proves GMO toxin a threat to human health study finds

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A new study out of the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, recently found Bt toxin, a component of certain genetically-modified (GM) crops, in human blood samples for the first time. Set to be published in the peer-reviewed journal Reproductive Toxicology the new study shreds the false notion that Bt is broken down by the digestive system, […]

Toxin from GM crops found in human blood, study

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In the recent study, Scientists at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec, Canada, found Bt toxin, a component of certain genetically-modified (GM) crops, in human blood samples for the first time. Set to be published in the peer-reviewed journal Reproductive Toxicology the new study shreds the […]