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Mercury Testing Before Pregnancy

Recent testing of mercury concentrations in three national brands of canned tuna found that “55% of all tuna examined was above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s safety level for human consum…

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Stingrays to be Slaughtered for Shoes

By Ali Berman, Ecorazzi The innovative ways people come up with to exploit animals in the effort to make some cash never ceases to amaze us. This time, a new company called Rayfish is raising genet…

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Are Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements a Safer Alternative?

By Laura Michelle Burns Sometimes when I start to do research on a specific health and safety issue, I feel overwhelmed: toxins from air pollution settle into our water and contaminate our fish wit…

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Protecting Grandparents From Mercury

By Laura Michelle Burns, Moms Clean Air Force If you’re anything like me, you fall into the category of women who are caring for their children and their parents or grandparents. My aunt and my …

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Smell of Sugar Makes Fish Flee in Fear

Scientists in Singapore have discovered that sugar is the key component of a substance produced by injured fish that warns nearby fish of danger. The researchers say their findings could have implicat…

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Fish Without Eyes Found in Gulf of Mexico

  Blue crabs without claws. Shrimp, fish, and crabs without eyes. Fish with lesions. These are just some of the horrifying creatures fishermen and scientists have recently found in the Gulf of…

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Fish Are Sick Where BP’s Oil Spill Hit

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists are finding trouble in the oiled Gulf of Mexico: fish with lesions and evidence of contamination. But no link has been found between the sic…

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Nutrient May Be a Cure for Cancer

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have identified a compound in fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease.  Called delta-12prostaglandin J…

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Lemon, Dill and Garlic Salmon Recipe

Want to pack some omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D into your dinner? Try this simple, delicious recipe for baked salmon. Ingredients: 1-2 salmon filets ½ a lemon 3 tbsp mayo 2 cloves minced …

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Autoimmune Disorders, Cancer

Vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine Vitamin, plays essential roles in supporting our energy and balancing our moods.  It also helps to build healthy bones, heart, nerves, skin, and teeth, and suppor…

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