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Lead

If you live East of the Mississippi, and if you have an old home anywhere, lead in your drinking water is a real concern. While it might be a problem with the city’s water management, lead can leach from the pipes in our own homes. If you think you’ve been getting lead in your drinking […]

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For years now, America’s lead problem has dominated headlines. Flint, MI, has had spot number one, but every city east of the Mississippi likely has a lead in water problem, as do many in the west. But research is indicating that lead might be a more widespread problem. Guns and shooting ranges, for instance, are […]

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A Coast to Coast Detox?

April 28, 2017

While Flint Michigan’s plight has left many aghast (and it’s ongoing, by the way), it’s also inspired some to dig deeper, and found that coast to coast, top to bottom, America has a lead problem. Children get seen by doctors regularly, and doctors perform routine tests for lead and are supposed to report it, but […]

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If you focus on eating healthy foods: good! Eating right is one of the biggest hurdles to being healthy. Whether you focus on making vegetables and fruit the biggest portions, or are eating an alternate diet (Asian, Latin, and other cuisines are great for avoiding wheat, dairy, and other common allergens), the effort you put […]

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You may not remember, but you probably first heard about Chromium-6 in 2000, when the movie Erin Brockovich came out; Chromium-6 is the cancer-causing water contaminant that she fought against in California. Chromium-6 is back in the headlines because a new report found that 200 million—that’s about two-thirds—of Americans have more Chromium-6 in their drinking […]

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