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The Rise of Microplastic

July 22, 2019

It’s a new health concern for humans (and animals, and the environment): microplastics. Years ago, maybe around 2011, a study came out showing that two year olds had 20 times the amount of plastic in their bloodstream than was deemed safe for adults. Since plastic chew toys, forks, and more abound for babies the problem […]

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Even if you’re eating healthy… lots of fruits and vegetables, water, not soda…. you’re likely still getting steeped in weed killer, microplastics, and other to-be-discovered contaminates. New research into microplastics are finding them everywhere, while an internal FDA email let it be known that most common foods (crackers, oats… everything in your pantry) are contaminated […]

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Cut Your Cancer Risk By 50%

November 1, 2012

That’s a high number: 50%, but researchers found that if people followed the general advice given to help prevent cancer, that’s the reduction in cancer rates we’d see. Here are the tips that could contribute to lowering your risk for cancer: -Don’t use tobacco. Tobacco can cause cancer in more places than your lungs, and […]

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About ten years ago, we all heard about the (near literal) “canary in a coal mine” when it came to teflon coated non-stick pans: the teflon fumes were causing pet birds to die, and, it was quickly established, weren’t much healthier for humans—especially if the coating started to come off! Now, a link has been […]

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Diabetes symptoms affect a growing percent of the US population. The primary cause of Type-2 Diabetes is poor diet, lack of exercise, and being overweight, however a new study has found another risk factor that affects almost everyone. Phthalates—present in almost all personal care products—have been found to be correlated with Diabetes. Women with the […]

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