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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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11 Disease-Causing Ingredients Added to Garbage Bags

Have you seen those Febreze commercials with the pseudo-scientific experiments in which people are blindfolded and exposed to garbage?  When the blindfolds are removed people are elated and overjoyed …

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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Lower Your Cancer Risk by 44 Percent

An exciting new study was just published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research showing the incredible ability of raw garlic to lower cancer risk by 30 to 44 percent, even in smokers. The study …

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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time you’re at a child’s birthday party, notice the beautiful array of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, all showcasing a rainbow assortment of artificial colors.  While they may make these sweet…

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Exposed: What’s Lurking in Febreze?

Forget what the TV commercials tell you:  Febreze doesn’t contain some miracle substance that envelopes bacteria in mid-air, leaving your house sanitized, healthy, fresh and clean-smelling.  What it d…

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Detox Your Cosmetics

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness is often damaging to our bodies. Many toxins are found in cosmetics, skincare products, and hair products. We slather on plentiful supplies of synthetic chemica…

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Ask the Doc: Worrying About Sunblock Ingredients

There is a lot of talk out there about carcinogenic chemicals and substances. But are these ingredients present in sunblock? Get the truth.…

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Are We Cleaning Ourselves to Death?

by Victoria Bender,  Contributor to Aromatherapy on Allthingshealing.com We buy products to clean, deodorize and freshen our homes that have ingredients also used as pesticides and fertilizers amon…

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Lunchboxes: Easy Greening

Some of us are so focused on the challenge of what to put in our kids’ lunchboxes that we don’t consider the lunchbox itself. But a 2006 report found disturbing amounts of lead in vinyl lunchboxes. Th…

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