Risks from Lawn Care Pesticides

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Pesticides are intentionally toxic substances. Some chemicals commonly used on lawns and gardens have been associated with birth defects, mutations, adverse reproductive effects, and cancer in laboratory animals. EPA permits over 200 different pesticides to be used for lawn care, and these are often mixed together and sold as chemical combinations. Approximately 35 pesticides are […]

Fukushima Radiation Is Constantly Increasing, And Is Steadily Building Up In Our Food Chain

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Cesium-134, the fingerprint of seaborne radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, has been detected on the West Coast of the United States for the first time, as well as in Canadian salmon. Seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected in seawater samples taken from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach […]

Help Mothers In Fukushima Start A Health Clinic Next To The Radiation Lab

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The mothers of Fukushima need the support of people from all over Japan and around the world to make the Mothers’ Radiation Lab & Clinic Fukushima a reality. Help in any way you can. The children of Fukushima are still exposed to the invisible threat of radiation. We are now urgently working to start up […]

Is Your Toothpaste Full Of Carcinogens?

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You might not think twice about the chemicals in your cosmetics, in the way you would worry about absorbing chemicals from food, but that’s what happens every time you brush your teeth. And with the ever increasing knowledge about the harm that some of these chemicals are doing, it certainly is something to worry about. […]

GLYPHOSATE ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE STUDY

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Your intake of glyphosate is happening through the food you eat, the water you drink and the places where you live and play. Some sources deliver higher amounts than others – for example, non-organic oats sprayed with glyphosate before harvest, and foods made with genetically modified soybeans. Other sources are not so clear, so we […]

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer In History

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Monsanto’s signature herbicide glyphosate, first marketed as “Roundup,” is now the most widely and heavily applied weed-killer in the history of chemical agriculture in both the U.S. and globally, according to a landmark report published today. The paper, published Feb. 2, 2016 in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe, reports that to date 18.9 billion […]

The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness

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The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-body Wellness. It’s a personal compendium of integrative health’s wisest mantras. Inspired by the needs of time-pressed patients and their fast-paced lives, co-author Danielle Claro and Frank Lipman, M.D., have assembled 100+ of my most memorable integrative health tips and paired them with more than 80 lush photographs. And […]

18 Million Americans Get Water From Systems Tainted With Lead

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More than 18 million Americans got their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a groundbreaking Natural Resources Defense Council report. The problem could be significantly more pervasive because many more water systems known to have such violations — including that in Flint, Michigan — do not even show up as […]

News Coverage Of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

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Five years after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, the disaster no longer dominates U.S. news headlines, although experts say it is a continuing disaster with broad implications. A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine-Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage following the disaster minimized health risks to the general […]

Baking blueberries changes their polyphenol content, health benefits

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Blueberries are called a “superfood” for their high polyphenol content, but when served as warm, gooey pie filling or when lending bursts of sweet flavor to a muffin, their “super” health benefits change. Scientists studied how cooking and baking affect the increasingly popular fruit’s polyphenols and reported their mixed findings — levels of some of […]