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Toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor

A study released in late February of this year found that e-cigarette vapors tested positive for lead and arsenic. And a new study may bring clarity to which e-cigarette vapors are most dangerous. Researchers at Penn State University have found that different flavors of vapors “produce different levels of free…

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Teen who created toxin-detecting molecule wants to inspire others in STEM

Today is International Women’s Day. In honor of the contributions and accomplishments of women in our society, we’d like to take this time to tell you about Keiana Cavé, and the work she’s doing to inspire more women.

Keiana Cavé is the teen responsible for creating toxin-detecting molecules following the…

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It's Official: California Lists Key Ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup as Cancer-Causing

A popular brand that claims its products kills weeds, has just been dealt a serious blow. Monsato, the creator of Round Up, is close to losing an important legal battle with the state of California. For nearly twenty years a fight has been waged against Monsato and any other company…

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Honey could be making us sick due to contamination with liver-harming toxins, study suggests

But there's no need to panic.

Honey. We love it on our biscuits. We love it in our tea. Sometimes we just love to dip the tip of our fingers in the jar for a little taste. But a new study has found that “Australian honey contains natural toxins that…

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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 referred to as a “bad luck”. But a…

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House passes anti-GMO labeling law

It seems the House of Representatives isn’t too concerned with the rights of American citizens knowing what’s in their foods. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill preventing the requirement of food labels for those coming from “genetically engineered crops”. The bill is titled the Safe and Accurate…

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New study shows kids exposed to toxic chemicals on artificial turf

As parents we go to great lengths to keep our family, especially our children, safe. That means taking the extra time to read cleaning product labels, limiting the amount of time our children sit in front of the television/computer screens, ensuring our kids eat healthy foods, and making sure our…

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Home Depot to remove toxic chemical from vinyl flooring

By now must of us know the potential danger our family is in if exposed to phthalates. Over the years, phthalates have been linked to hormone disruptions and even cancer. Our government has taken steps to ensure our safety by limiting “phthalates to less than 0.1% of the material…

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Common household chemical may cause insulin resistance, obesity, and type 2 diabetes

Americans are becoming more and more aware the negative effects obesity can have on our daily lives. Obesity has been linked to type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and even various forms of cancer. These concerns have led to many Americans taking control of their daily diet, but now there…

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Study says some chain dollar stores sell products made with toxic chemicals

A recent study released by Campaign for Healthier Solutions has created some serious concerns for Americans who shop at discount stores such as Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, etc. The report shows that the stores are in the business of selling products containing chemicals shown to cause “cancer, diabetes…

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