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The Now-Banned Chemical That May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Once considered to be a miraculous ally in the fight to eradicate malaria, scientists have now linked the pesticide, DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), to one of the most feared diseases of our ti…

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Massive Attack on GMO Labeling Proposal in California

Photo Courtesy of:¬† 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?…

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Are Pesticides Making You Sick and Fat?

An apple a day might have kept the doctor away prior to the industrialization of food growing and preparation.† Unless itís a pesticide-free apple, not only is todayís apple not sufficient to keep the…

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The Shocking Ingredients in Cigarettes

If you think cigarettes are simply dried tobacco leaves rolled in paper, you're about 597 ingredients off. The tobacco industry has become master mixologists with the additives. Some ingredients are a…

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Bald Eagle Population Taking Off in New York State

In 1975 only one pair of bald eagles was documented by the local government, and that pair did not have any babies. Flash ahead to the current day, and it could be that there are more bald eagles than…

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