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How To Counter Dietary Pollutants & Pesticides

We have so polluted our planet that eight different pesticides were recently reported to have contaminated the snow-capped tips of the Rocky Mountains. If they’re contaminated, then everywhere is cont…

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When Fresh Air Isn’t

Nothing is better than working up a good sweat in the great outdoors. But when you're breathing hard, you need to be smart about what you're sucking in. By Katherine Bowers, Women's Health …

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Cancer in Pets, Wildlife and Fish

It's not only humans. The beluga whales in Canada's St. Lawrence estuary are getting cancer, while those in the less-polluted Arctic waters are not. Fish in contaminated waters have tumors, but not th…

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Toxins in Utero

Exactly what is the full scope of a mother-to-be's lifestyle on her unborn child? We're reminded by our doctors to eat well during pregnancy, avoiding certain food products that, for example, contain …

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Remove Your Shoes on Entering? 7 Reasons Why

Do you remove your shoes on entering your home? Many of us who are not culturally predisposed to this activity avoid thinking about it because we are conflicted about starting a daily routine that you…

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