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What’s in Children’s Drinking Water? Far Too Often, Something Neurotoxic

Hollywood seems to love a good David versus corporate Goliath tale, and the stories it brings to the silver screen not infrequently revolve around real-life contamination of community water. Twenty years ago, the film Erin Brockovich called attention to a cancer-causing chemical dumped in a California community by Pacific Gas & Electric, while the recent film Dark Waters focuses on DuPont’s contamination of a West Virginia town’s water with the chemical PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid).


San Francisco Women Firefighters Face High Exposure To Toxic 'Forever Chemicals'

San Francisco's women firefighters are exposed to higher levels of certain toxic PFAS chemicals than women working in downtown San Francisco offices, shows a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, San Francisco, and Silent Spring Institute.​


Alaskan Roulette: As warming waters make shellfish toxic, a way of life becomes deadly for Native Alaskans.

Phyllis Clough was driving to the post office in the tiny Alaskan village of Old Harbor one summer afternoon when her lips went numb. Within minutes, her mouth was swollen and the numbness had spread to the rest of her face. She learned how close she had come to catastrophe at the local clinic the next day. She had eaten a single clam containing a naturally occurring poison a thousand times more toxic than sarin gas.


Beauty products can be more toxic for women of color. It's time to change that.

Research shows that women of color are disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals and that beauty and personal care products are one of the sources of exposure.


‘Bees are sentinels’: mass bee die-offs signal the wider impact of Brazil’s pesticide boom

Brazil may be the biggest market for highly hazardous pesticides in the world, according to a new analysis of 2018 industry data.


Dr. Paul Connett on the Historic Trial That Could End Water Fluoridation

Journalist Derrick Broze interviews Dr. Paul Connett of the Fluoride Action Network regarding the upcoming trial between FAN and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This trial could spell the end of the practice of water fluoridation.


Brain Scans Reveal Structural Differences In People With “Smartphone Addiction”

Children entering into the world today are being birthed into a sea of technology that their parents never grew up with. As a result, we don’t really know the long-term consequences these technologies could have on these generations as they age.


Tart cherry supplements and juice can help lower heart disease and Type 2 diabetes risk, advise researchers

According to a recent study, tart cherry juice and supplements can help people with metabolic syndrome.​


Supplements are beneficial, but a healthy and balanced diet is the most important for your brain health

Seventy-five percent of Americans are turning to supplements to address their health needs, according to data collected by the Council for Responsible Nutrition during their Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements for 2018.


Three Intravenous Vitamin C Research Studies Approved for Treating COVID-19

Intravenous vitamin C is already being employed in China against COVID-19 coronavirus.

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