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Could eating organic reduce your cancer risk?

By now most of us know the benefits of eating organic. Eating an organic diet can: enhance your immune system, boost your cardiovascular protection, reduce the presence of pesticides, and promote animal welfare. Although, according to a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal, eating organic…

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Spike in Indiana children with cancer has parents seeking answers

When is a cancer diagnosis more than just a cancer diagnosis? When is the diagnosis part of a cancer cluster? How about when nearly 80 children, in one county, over a ten year period are diagnosed with cancer? You, me, and the parents of children diagnosed likely consider these facts…

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Cancer-linked chemicals found at Cocoa Beach golf course

Florida citizens residing near Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach may have been exposed to toxic chemicals. A new study showed that not only were three test wells in Satellite Beach contaminated by toxins such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), but the same compounds were found in Cocoa…

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Hidden food toxins causing behavioral issues

Could something as simple as artificial food coloring be altering our behavior and damaging our mental health? Some experts believe that’s exactly what’s happening. And it’s not just limited to artificial coloring.

Tonya Harris, the founder of Slightly Greener and a board certified holistic nutritionist, believes there are a few…

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Why Controversial Ingredient Triclosan Is in Toothpaste, but Not Bodywash

Why would a chemical linked to inflammation and cancer be banned in numerous consumer products, but still be allowed to be used in maybe the most common product of all? That’s a question we should all be asking our government today.

Triclosan was originally seen as an ingredient that benefitted…

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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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