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Rates of Parkinson’s disease are exploding. A common chemical may be to blame
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Most cases of Parkinson’s disease are considered idiopathic – they lack a clear cause. Yet researchers increasingly believe that one factor is environmental exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE), a chemical compound used in industrial degreasing, dry-cl ...[Read more]
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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned
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A federal appeals court has ruled that unless the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can prove that the pesticide chlorpyrifos is safe, it must be banned. The chemical, which has been widely used on agricultural crops for more than 50 years, has been l ...[Read more]
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Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again
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Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new study. ...[Read more]
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Film lays bare toxic impact of our dependence on tech gadgets
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A new documentary from American filmmaker Sue Williams, Death by Design, holds up a mirror to modern consumers, exposing the environmental and health costs of our reliance on devices that have depressingly short lifespans ...[Read more]
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Cancer-causing ingredient found in toothpaste and chewing gum
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A dangerous ingredient that may trigger the development of cancer has been found in toothpaste and certain food products, a recent study, published in Scientific Reports said. It goes about food coloring known as E171 (titanium dioxide). The substance is ...[Read more]
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The Health Benefits of Trees
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They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. New research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are. ...[Read more]
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Doctor: ADHD Does Not Exist
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Over the course of my career, I have found more than 20 conditions that can lead to symptoms of ADHD, each of which requires its own approach to treatment. Raising a generation of children and now adults €”who can't live without stimulants is no solutio ...[Read more]
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USDA to Allow Chickens From U.S. to Be Shipped to China for Processing and Back to U.S. for Consumption, Just Like Seafood | EcoWatch
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Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor ...[Read more]
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