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Organophosphates

What Chemical Weapons Feel Like

Adam C. Levine | Posted 11.08.2013 | World
Adam C. Levine

Here is the tough thing about war crimes: at the time they are committed, they are often difficult to distinguish from the seemingly random violence occurring all around them. History, though, rarely forgives us for our lack of clarity or our desire for more details.

Lynne Peeples

The Mosquito Wars: As West Nile Risks Rise, So Do Pesticide Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

It's raining from the skies above Sacramento, Calif., and Miami. It's blasting out the back of trucks in Chicago and shooting from backpack-mounted gu...

Lynne Peeples

Dropping Poison From Planes: Are We Exposing Kids To Toxic Chemicals While Battling West Nile?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.14.2012 | Green

As parents in Sacramento County, Calif., put their kids to bed on Monday and Tuesday night, a pair of planes flying overhead doused a 30,000-acre area...

Lynne Peeples

Burdened Before Birth: Dangers Posed By Pesticides During Pregnancy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.05.2012 | Green

An expectant mother's exposure to commonly used pesticides might pose risks to her developing fetus comparable to those long associated with tobacco s...

Lynne Peeples

Pain In The Grass: Children At Risk From Pesticides, School Bans Debated

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

When they started feeling woozy barely an hour into their batting practice, Alan Gorkin and his son Tristan, then 12 years old, didn't think too much ...

Take a Simple Nutrient? Improve Gulf War Syndrome

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Those vets with this set of health problems -- often referred to as "Gulf War Illness" -- have not been improving since the end of their service. And their symptoms picture is shared by many others who never served in the military.

Pesticides and Babies Don't Mix

Andrew Gunther | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Gunther

Three independent scientific papers have provided some of the strongest evidence yet of the link between exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides and lower IQ levels among children.

Green News Report: July 6, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A solar boos...

Pesticide Loss: A Massive Public Health Issue

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Less than 0.01 percent of all those billions of pounds that are sprayed actually make it to the intended pest! Oops. Kind of surprising that such an inefficient system is still in use today, isn't it?

Oh That Chemical Feeling

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Congress is (finally) looking into the persistent and growing problem of persistent and bioaccumulating pollutants. Last week a Senate subcommittee he...