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Five Fantastic Uses for Organic Coconut Oil

We’ve spoken before about the health benefits of coconut oil, and some of the products you can find it in. Now from Inquisitr.com comes an article with five uses for organic coconut oil. Organic coconut oil can be used when brushing your… Continue Reading

Toxic Chemicals May Weaken Infants’ Response to TB Vaccine

The creation of the tuberculosis (TB) vaccine is just one of many great stride scientists have made in the medical research community. The ability to provide adults and children with this important vaccine has saved countless lives. But new studies show that… Continue Reading

Babies exposed to cigarette toxins via invisible residue

Over the past few years, the ability to smoke inside buildings throughout the United States has been largely reduced. States such as Florida, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania have eliminated smoking indoors in the majority of businesses. These new laws have made it easier… Continue Reading

Most cancer cases due to lifestyle choices, not ‘bad luck’, study suggests

The diagnosis of cancer in any individual brings about a scary and difficult time for not only the persons diagnosed, but their loved ones. It’s the kind of news no family wants to receive. When the diagnosis has been confirmed, it’s often… Continue Reading

Congress OKs bill banning plastic microbeads in skin care products

It would appear as though the fight against microbeads in our personal care products is almost over. The United States Congress just approved legislation that would result in the phasing out of all plastic microbeads beginning in 2017. Plastic microbeads are used… Continue Reading

PepsiCo’s Launch of Organic Gatorade Is a Fit of ‘Good For You’ Madness

In the year 2015, the popularity of “all-natural” and “organic” hit an all-time high. And now brands are jumping on board, including PepsiCo. According to a new report, PepsiCo plans to launch an organic version of Gatorade in 2016. Gatorade is by… Continue Reading

California Supreme Court Approves Organic Labeling Lawsuits

A recent ruling by the state Supreme Court of California allows consumers to file lawsuits “alleging products are falsely labeled ‘organic’.” This new ruling overturns a previous decision by a lower court. In the unanimous decision Associate Justice Kathryn Werdegar wrote “state… Continue Reading

3 Key Reasons DIY Cleaning Supplies Are Worth the Effort

For many, the holidays are a time spent with family and friends. And many of us host our own gatherings of friends and family within our very own home during the holidays. When it comes time to clean your home before and… Continue Reading

Sensor detects toxins leaching from plastic

A new device created by two engineers at Massey University is able to “detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging into the contained food or beverage.” Dr. Asif Zia and Professor Subhas Mukhopadhyay created a device capable of quantifying various… Continue Reading

Contaminating Our Bodies With Everyday Products

It seems as though on a weekly basis we are learning more and more about the dangers of certain toxic chemicals. These are chemicals that have been linked to “prostate cancer, genital deformities, obesity, diabetes and infertility.” Yet, companies that that have… Continue Reading

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