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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations.

Urban Air Pollutant Linked to Obesity

Wendy Gordon | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Cleaner air, just like healthier diet and access to parks and recreation areas, is our ticket to a smarter, healthier, more productive life for our children.

Seafood Safety: Lessons Learned From Exxon Valdez

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

After the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry issued a technical publication. How many of these "lessons learned" have actually been incorporated into the current response to the Gulf oil spill?

Assessment of Gulf Seafood Safety Needs to Protect Vulnerable Populations

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Given the large area that was impacted by oil and the variety of state and federal jurisdictions governing the re-opening of oil-affected areas, the FDA should be playing a strong role in ensuring the protection of public health across the Gulf Coast.

The Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

In the coming weeks, expect that many more areas will reopen to fishing. The unprecedented enormity of this oil spill makes it difficult to predict the extent and duration of fish contamination.

Q&A PART 2: Gulf Coast Oil Spill and Your Health - Who's at Risk?

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

I continue today with Part 2 of my Q&A about oil spill health concerns with a look at different groups of people who are at a particular risk to h...

Q&A PART 1: Gulf Coast Oil Spill and Your Health -- The Basics

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

There's a lot of speculation and unanswered questions going around about what the gulf oil leak means for the health of people living and working in the region. In this post, I give some answers.

Smarten Up and Stop Idling

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Prenatal exposure to combustion byproducts lowers children's IQ, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health (CCCEH).

Breast Cancer Risk and the Dirty Air We Breathe

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

There are also over 200 chemicals in air pollution -- called PAHs -- that may also lead to cancer, including cancer of the breast.