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Revolutionary Way To Be Healthy #21: Keep Your Body Clean, Inside And Out

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Your body is smart. But it does not necessarily know what to do with the chemical compounds manufacturers have been adding to their products (or makin...

The Snake Was Framed

Medical Discovery News | Posted 03.29.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

It is a slow and very painful death if untreated, nothing like the quick and painless death the Egyptian queen would have preferred. It seems likely that William Shakespeare and Elizabeth Taylor have framed the snake, and that the real Cleopatra committed suicide by some other means, such as poison.

We Are All Responsible For Flint

Clark Power | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Clark Power

The tragedy in Flint is a symptom of America's growing inequality, which segregates and marginalizes entire communities.

Chik-fil-A Full of It: Styrene is not Green

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.19.2016 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Has the Chik-fil-A "We make Benches out of our Styrofoam cups" ad appeared on your social media yet? When it hit mine, I had to respond to Chik-Fil-A publicly so they don't get away with this misleading polystyrene propaganda.

Sorry West Coast, Dungeness Crab Is Off The Table For Now

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Fans of sweet, meaty Dungeness crab are going to have to settle for the smaller Chesapeake blue crabs for now. California health authorities are warni...

Lynne Peeples

The Household Threat To Children's Brains

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green

Tiny amounts of lead, chemical flame retardants and organophosphate pesticides, among other toxins, course through the blood of nearly every American....

Lynne Peeples

'Chemical Brain Drain' Threatens Future Generations, Experts Warn

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

The number of industrial chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides proven capable of derailing normal brain development -- and robbing children and socie...

The Scariest Thing This Halloween May Be In Your Kids' Makeup

Amy Ziff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Amy Ziff

Lead, regardless of the level, is found in makeup around the country. Even in makeup intended for kids. Halloween can be an opportunity for toxic mayhem OR it can be an opportunity to learn, educate and buy carefully.

The Gift Of Good Health

Javier Sierra | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Javier Sierra

According to a LULAC study, almost 30 percent of Hispanics live dangerously close to a coal-fired plant.

Sierra Club Took My Hair and All I Got Was a Beyond Coal Button

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

I just had a lock of my hair chopped off to benefit science and the planet. I was joined by other moms, children and babies in more than 25 cities ac...

California Is for Plovers, Not Polystyrene

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The hope in roping off sections of plover habitat in Malibu Lagoon is that we will be able to share the beach with our feathered friends and that the plovers will nest and reproduce.

Neurotoxins and ADHD: Connecting the Dots

Annie B. Bond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Annie B. Bond

I've often wondered why the dots haven't been connected by most people between neurotoxic chemicals and ADHD-type behavior.

Study: Indian Spices, Powders Linked with Lead Poisoning

TIME | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After several reports of lead poisoning in Indian children in the Boston area were linked to consumption of Indian spices, researchers at Children's H...

Hold the MSG: Food Triggers for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Illnesses

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

For neurological illnesses, a body of scientific research demonstrates that certain food additives contribute to excessive nerve cell firing, and thus may possibly trigger neurological incidents.

Parents! Mercury Contamination Found in High Fructose Corn Syrup

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy detected mercury in nearly one-third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the present.

The One Unchanging Rule of Health

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Improve your nutrition. This is the one thing you can always do which is never ill-advised and will always improve your condition.

End of the Innocence: McCain, Obama and Vaccines. Oh My!

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

Will the next administration set serious goals of reversing the rate of autism diagnosis by the end of their term or just declare autism a national health emergency and let it go at that?