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Are Diet Pills an Aggressively Marketed Scam?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Silly and optimistic as I am, I'm hoping for an end to health claims on foods and supplements. Health claims were introduced in 1994, have been so miserably abused and have become so utterly misleading that it's just time to say goodbye. The other more realistic scenario is that consumers will start rejecting the hype and express their skepticism with their wallets.

Burning Old Computers Threatens Ghana's Health

Ben Barber | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Ben Barber

Not far from the heart of one of Africa's biggest cities, Accra, Ghana, black clouds of toxic smoke rise from an outdoor recycling operation that is converting America's used computers into copper, gold and other useful materials.

The Toxic Substances Control Act's Toxic Baddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Of the some 80,000 chemicals manufactured and used in the United States, the EPA has issued regulations to control just five "existing" and four "new" chemicals. Today, we'll learn a little about each of them.