START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

articles by: Dr. Mercola

Boogers May Be Good for You

Photo Courtesy of:  iStockphoto / Thinkstock If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the nasty¯ habit of nose-picking -- and booger-eating -- be more san…

68 comments

Massive Attack on GMO Labeling Proposal in California

Photo Courtesy of:Ā  Hemera / Thinkstock Just how much is it worth to chemical giants like Monsanto to make Proposition 37, a bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered food, go away?…

78 comments

Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

155 comments

What One Simple Thing Makes Kids Smarter?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock An extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically. Researcher…

53 comments

Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

65 comments

This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

134 comments

Is This GMO Chemical Worse than DDT?

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include "GM" or "genetically modified," and "GMO" or…

45 comments

For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

85 comments

Amalgam: Never Do This with Your Teeth

Photo Courtesy Of:  Comstock/Thinkstock After enormous public pressure from scientists, dentists, health professionals, and consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promised to make an …

116 comments

Chlorella: Super Detox Supplement

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Have you noticed that practically every day a new story comes out in the media about the toxic side effects of living in the modern world? Chemical and h…

61 comments

about Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola has been passionate about health and technology for most of his life. As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, he treated many thousands of patients for over 20 years. In the mid 90’s he integrated his passion for natural health with modern technology via the internet and developed a website, Mercola.com to spread the word about natural ways to achieve optimal health.

meet our writers

Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

people are talking

Thanks for sharing. I also think scrubbing floors, gardening and so much work on your hands and knee…

Thanks for sharing! :)

I am soooo glad to see that Pit bulls are part of this article! Animals are just so amazing!