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      Pesticides Causing Bees to Forget Best Flowers

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      Knowledge about the disastrous impact of pesticides on bees continues to grow. New research Newcastle and Dundee Universities shows that two types of chemicals, neonicotinoids and coumaphos, reduce bee brain activity and when combined, interfere with the bee’s ability to learn and remember. Newcastle University’s Dr Geri Wright and Dr...
    2. Mike

      Secret Nuclear Dumping Linked to Hundreds of Cancer Cases

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      The Saint Louis TV station KSDK first broke the story documenting huge numbers of cancer cases in a 4 square mile area of Saint Louis County. According to the report, the story began when Janell Wright and several of her class of ’88 McCluer North High School friends started wondering...
    3. Mike

      Flesh Eating Fungus Kills Five in Missouri

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      A virulent, flesh-eating fungus killed 5 people after a huge tornado devastated Joplin, Mo. This is according to two new studies based on genomic sequencing by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). THe CDC is alerting health officials to be...
    4. Mike

      Smoking Bans Work

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      Public policy geared to prevention does lead to better health outcomes. What was once controversial legislation to limit smoking in public places was good health law according to a new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. The legislation is associated with substantially fewer hospitalizations and deaths from...
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      Study: Flame Retardant an Endocrine Disruptor

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      According new research by researchers from North Carolina State University and Duke University, The flame-retardant mixture known as “Firemaster 550” is an endocrine disruptor that causes extreme weight gain, early onset of puberty and cardiovascular health effects in lab animals. Widely Used And In Infant Products Firemaster 550 is is...
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      Prenatal Exposure to Pesticide Additive Linked With Childhood Cough

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      The use of pesticides in rural, urban and suburban settings continues to grow. In spite of the clear dangers of pesticides to the environment and people, especially children. of such use. A new study from Columbia University targets on eof the dangers of piperonyl butoxide (PBO). Te study found that...
    7. Jacob

      Children Exposed to Phthalates in Plastics Have Higher Risk of Asthma Inflammation

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      More Evidence on Connection Between Phthalates and Respiratory Health A new study from the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health finds that Children exposed to diethyl phthalate (DEP) and butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP)—phthalate, two chemicals found in personal care and plastic products—have greater risk of asthma-related airway inflammation. Phthalates Found in...
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      Why It Herbiside Glyphosate Needs to Be Banned

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      By Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho Institute of Science in Society, October 10, 2012 An Institute of Science in Society special report sounds the alarm on the evidence of harm from the increasing use of glyphosate-based herbicides, especially Monsanto’s Roundup formulation. Glyphosate-based herbicides are now the most commonly...
    9. Jacob

      BPA Effects Thyroid Hormone Levels During Pregnancy and in Newborns

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      More reason to stay away from BPA whenever you can especially from kids. New research finds that bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys. The research comes from according to a new study by researchers at...
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      More Studies Link Low Fluoride Levels to Brain Damage

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      The Fluoride Action Network (FAN) has released a six-month investigation into fluoride’s effects on the brain. The results of the research add to the weight of research that cries for a halt to water fluoridation. FAN highlights a a July, study by a team of Harvard and Chinese scientists that...
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      EU Rejects French Ban of Monsanto GM Corn

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      In a victory for Monsanto, the EU’s food safety body rejected a request to ban Monsanto’s GM corn. The EU food safety body ruled there is not enough ‘scientific evidence’ that the insect-resistant strain is harmful to human health or the environment Like France, Russia has banned has banned the...
    12. Jacob

      GMO Corn Banned in Russia over Cancer Concerns

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      Following the recent French study that found rats developed cancer on a diet of GMO corn, Russia will ban Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) corn, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Russia’s Institute of Nutrition has been asked to assess the validity of the study. The action follows announcement by...
    13. Mike

      Alarming Rate of Recycling for Specialty Metals

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      According o Yale researchers looking at specialty metals and the environment “A recycling rate of zero for specialty metals is alarming when we consider that their use is growing quickly,” said Barbara Reckco-author of a study published in Science and a research scientist at the Yale School of Forestry &...
    14. Mike

      Terrifying New GMO Cancer Scare: Rats Fed GMO Develop Huge Tumors

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      70% of females suffer early death A new study from french researchers at Caen University in France has found that rats given a diet of one of the bestselling strains of genetically modified corn suffered tumors and multiple organ damage The research is published in the International Journal of Biological...
    15. Jacob

      BPA Linked to Childhood Obesity

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      Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P., of the NYU School of Medicine, New York City, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing. “In the U.S. population, exposure is nearly ubiquitous, with 92.6 percent of persons 6 years or older identified in the 2003-2004 National Health and...
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