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Toxicity

A Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity Politics

Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Laura Gottesdiener

Something is rotten in the state of Michigan. One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired flee the scene.

The Only Detox You Will Need in the New Year

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?

Oceanic Coal Pollution, Epic Rate

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.11.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Each year, the lion's share of mercury poison comes from burning more than 8.3 billion tons of coal to provide energy for electricity grids. As a result of this insatiable addiction to coal, mercury toxicity has tripled in our oceans to over 80,000 tons of poison. Eighty-four percent of fish tested are laced with methyl-mercury.

6 Toxic Behaviors That Sabotage Your Success

Kathy Caprino | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Caprino

Let's be real: We've all acted in toxic, damaging ways at one time or another (none of us are immune to it). No matter how hard your life has been, or the deep challenges you've faced, you can strive to overcome toxicity and become more gentle, calm and loving with yourself and others.

What's in Your Water

Mike Del Ponte | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Mike Del Ponte

Did you know that the majority of U.S. cities are home to contaminated water sources?

Healthy Lifestyle = Healthy Body: REALLY?

Fran Drescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Fran Drescher

The more I spoke in public forums, the more I realized that PREVENTION is the answer! Let's NOT get cancer in the first place -- How's that for a cure?

Reading the Fine Print on Cancer Treatment and Side Effects

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Researchers found that nearly one-third of reports on large, randomized studies over-emphasize some benefits of therapy. In the majority of reports evaluated, the investigators found insufficient attention or discussion of treatment side effects.

One Lone Donkey Wandered Into Elephant Territory

Lisa Guest | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Lisa Guest

We are all grieving, and we are all afraid of what's next if battle lines continue to be worshiped by insecure egos.

Soul-Talk: Let Go Of Toxicity And Restore Balance To Your Life

Russell Bishop | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

After sharing with Chan Luu the work we are doing to create our GPS for the Soul app and go-to-guide for getting back on course when stress overtakes us, I asked her to share how she manages to keep herself in balance.

Is Atlantic Salmon (Farmed Salmon) Linked to Obesity and Diabetes?

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Rates of diabetes are climbing at an alarming rate. Across the world, the rates of the development of diabetes are dramatically increasing. In 2000, a...

What Causes Cancer? Genetics & Environment: The Perfect Storm

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her?

Dan Froomkin

Limited Test Finds Dispersant Not Adding Toxicity To Oil, But Questions Remain

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The combination of oil and dispersants is no more toxic to sea life than oil alone, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday after conduct...

Oil, Obfuscations and Videotape in the Gulf of Mexico

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Though federal and state officials claim to be "forward leaning" in their response to the oil leak, is total and absolute transparency the order of the day? Or is PR serving to pull the wool over the eyes of a confused public?

Oil Odors: If You Smell It, Is It Toxic?

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

So the question everyone is asking is: If you can smell the oil, is it toxic? The answer (unfortunately) is: "it depends".

Detectair, High-Tech Vest, Alerts You To Pollutants In Your Airspace

Ecouterre | Jasmin Malik Chua | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Imagine being able to sidestep encounters with common urban pollutants like benzene, carbon monoxide, ammonia, and nitrogen oxide. That's the philosop...

Is There Toxic Waste In Your Body?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Eighty thousand toxic chemicals have been released into our environment since the dawn of the industrial revolution, and very few have been tested for their long-term impact on human health.

Liver Damage May Be Prevented By Herbal Medicine

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A well-known Eastern medicine supplement may help avoid the most common cause of liver transplantation, according to a study by researchers at the Sta...

One Stop Shopping for Greening Your Home: Green Depot Has It All

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marissa Bronfman

Find out how Sarah Beatty, a determined new green business woman, has earned Green Depot's moniker as America's leading one-stop shop for building solutions.

Autoimmune Disease: How To Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The incidence of autoimmune disease has tripled in the last few decades. 24 million Americans are now affected. In fact, it affects more women than heart disease and breast cancer combined.

Life Cycle: Burn, Baby, Burn (The Eco Impact of Candles)

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Most candles are made from paraffin wax, which is derived from crude oil. Demand for these products plays into our reliance on fossil fuels.

Attack of the Killer Onions

Sophia Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophia Yin

You probably already know that chocolate can make your cat or dog sick, did you know that onions can kill?

10 Natural Cleaners Found In Your Kitchen

realsimple.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

White Bread and Ketchup Use white bread to: Dust an oil painting. Gently dab a slice of white bread over the surface to pick up dirt and grime. Use ...

It's Not Just AIG, Friends

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Gordon

I don't think being outdoors should be life-threatening. Southern Company, a power company behemoth providing some 5% of the United States' electricity, acts on a very different premise.