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Today’s DDT? Scientists Declare Bee-Killing Pesticides Must Be Banned

An international panel of independent scientists has issued a warning about two widely-used pesticides and declared them as dangerous to the environment as DDT.  Specifically, the Task Force on System…

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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Toxins Linked to Belly Fat and Obesity

Are plastics thwarting your best weight loss efforts? A new study from Harvard School of Public Health and published in the journal Environmental Health found that commonly-found toxins in plastics ar…

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