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(video) U.S. Male sperm counts down 50% in last 50 years – One very possible reason

Endocrine disruptors are no small problem. It is all connected. I challenge you. No, I dare you to watch all the (less than 3 min.) videos in this series by R. Rongitsch. Each one is short. Yet, what you will learn is vitally important. Chapter 1 – Introduction Chapter 2 – Feminized Fish Chapter 3 – … Continue reading

(Video) Pesticides tied to ADHD in children – Harvard Public Health

Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

(Video) Duke U.: Simple precautions during grilling may reduce cancer risk

To all those who love to grill! (Hopefully my brother will read this one!) Experts say that the muscle proteins in beef, pork, chicken, even fish, can generate a cancer-causing reaction when they meet a hot grill. Denise Snyder, Duke nutrition researcher… When we apply those high internal temperatures, it causes the muscle proteins to … Continue reading

Safe Cosmetics Bill — Get the facts | Kid Safe Chemicals Interactive Magazine | Environmental Working Group

From EWG…Here’s the link Safe Cosmetics Bill — Get the facts | Kid Safe Chemicals Interactive Magazine | Environmental Working Group.

(video) EWG’s Toxins in Americans presentation – part 3 of 3

We all know pollution and toxins are bad for you. But EWG has conducted perhaps the deepest analysis of this issue on the most vulnerable demographic on the planet. Some shocking information in one of the most entertaining presentations of the conference. Ken Cook speaking on the Health plenary at Tides’ Momentum 2008.

(video) EWG’s Toxins in Americans presentation – part 2 of 3

We all know pollution and toxins are bad for you. But EWG has conducted perhaps the deepest analysis of this issue on the most vulnerable demographic on the planet. Some shocking information in one of the most entertaining presentations of the conference. Ken Cook speaking on the Health plenary at Tides’ Momentum 2008.

(Video) Great Interview w Skin Deep’s Jane Houlihan – EWG vice president for research

Democracy NOW! speaks with Jane Houlihan, vice president for research at the Environmental Working Group and the creator of Skin Deep, an online cosmetics safety database. The database provides safety ratings for more than 62,000 products on the market and receives about one million hits per month.  http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com

Organic Does Not = Toxin Free: Debunking Myths

Note: Organic is still the better choice.  However, if you cannot find organic in your town or you cannot afford it, you can still safely eat certain non-organic fruits and vegetables. (Both organic and non-organic should be washed well.  See the fruit and veggie wash recipe below!) The following is from the post The Lowdown … Continue reading

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