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      Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer in Lab Animals

      Researchers announced today that there is strong evidence a chemical referred to as hexavalent chromium, or chromium 6, causes cancer in laboratory animals when it is consumed in drinking water. The two-year study conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) shows that animals given hexavalent chromium developed malignant tumors. “We...
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      Study: For Diabetes Try Chromium

      A new study by researchers at University of Vermont College of Medicine adds support to the use of Chromium (also called chromium picolinate) to help manage blood sugar levels. Chromium has been used for years as a natural support for the pancreas and for the management of blood sugar levels...
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      Wild Leek Miso Pesto

      It wouldn’t be spring in the Northeast without wild leeks, also known as ramps, bulbous onion-like plants that grow deep into the woods. Wild leeks smell and taste somewhere between onion and garlic and look more like scallions but with broader leaves and bulbous bottoms. They are high in vitamins...
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      Safer and Healthier Alternatives to Root Canals

      Is a root canal procedure a gamble you really want to take? The complexity of interactions and time delay before oral toxins express noticeable symptoms, compared to fast-acting snake venom, work well for the institution of dentistry and dental insurance companies, but it does not bode well for you. Institutions...
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      Does a Bad Diet Cause Bad Behavior?

      By Dr. Mercola Your gut is quite literally your second brain, with the ability to significantly influence your mind, mood and behavior. Again and again, researchers find that depression and a wide variety of behavioral problems appear to stem from nutritional deficiencies and/or an imbalance of bacteria in your gut....
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      Food Cravings: Four Steps to Help You Kick Your Addictions

      Are you having trouble losing weight because of an addiction to sugary foods?  ABC News reports that Dr. Mehmet Oz offers four steps for beating those cravings by detoxing your liver: Step 1: Replace grains with broccoli or cauliflower for one week, and eat garlic, chives and leeks Step 2:...
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      EPA Adds More Hazardous Superfund Sites.

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is adding nine new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. Also, EPA is proposing to add 13 other sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans...
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      Is Your Vinyl Shower Curtain Killing You?

      That new shower curtain smell is a toxic gas containing over 100 chemicals being released into the air of your home, says new report from the Center for Health, Environment & Justice. The Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing environmental health harms caused by chemical threats. The Work...
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      Coke Caught in Toxic Dumping and Land Seizures?

      While attempting to “Health and Green -Up” its image, Coke is caught in another of the continuing accusations of illegal community trashing actions from India. Coke-Cola is accused of dumping toxic waste from processing and illegally appropriating community lands of small local farmers. This follows other serious accusations of illegal...