A common drug prescribed to more than 10 million annually may cause melanoma
Hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic used to treat everything from hypertension and osteoporosis, to diabetes has now been linked to an increased risk of melanoma based on the findings of a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
EPA reveals initial list of 40 chemicals it plans on evaluating
Yesterday, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency released a list of the 40 chemicals they plan on prioritizing for risk evaluation near the end of 2019. Based on the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA), the EPA is required to…
Flowers that are toxic to our furry friends
Today’s the first day of spring! For many Americans that means this weekend will be the first of the season spent outdoors picking weeds, spreading mulch, and planting fresh flowers. When bringing new plants into your home or planting flowers outside, it’s…
Potentially toxic spring cleaning mistakes
Spring arrives this Wednesday, March 20th! For families that just can’t wait to get started on their spring cleaning, this weekend will be their first opportunity to attack those pesky dust bunnies and clutter! Before you do so though, you’re going to…
Lifelong farmer says we should all be buying organic foods
Rudy Arredondo isn’t just the founder and president of the National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association, he’s a lifelong farmer. He’s also a farmer that believes we Americans should be eating organic foods instead of those treated by pesticides.