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Chemicals Used in Plastics Linked to Diabetes in Women

Crystal Gammon scientificamerican.com A group of chemicals found in household plastics and medical supplies is linked to higher rates of diabetes in women – up to double the rate for women with the highest levels, according to new research led … Continue reading

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Eating These 3 Superfoods Can Make You Look and Feel Decades Younger

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease Superfoods are naturally occurring foods with high concentrations of nutrients, antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids, and other compounds to protect and repair damage to our cells. Some of these superfoods are backed by over 4000 studies, boost … Continue reading

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Eating Flavonoids Protects Men Against Parkinson’s Disease

Science Daily Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia. Published April 4 in … Continue reading

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Mom’s Exposure to Air Pollution Can Increase Kids’ Behavior Problems

Alice Park Time Pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of air pollution may be putting their children at increased risk of developing anxiety, depression and attention problems, a new study finds. In urban areas, nearly everyone is exposed … Continue reading

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When Science Confirms Traditional Medicine!

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Unbeknownst to the general public, billions of dollars of drug company and government grant money has flowed into finding lead compounds for new drug development over the past 50 years. Although much has been learned about the … Continue reading

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Social disparities in exposures to bisphenol A and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals: a cross-sectional study within NHANES 2003-2006

Nelson et al. Environmental Health Abstract (provisional) Background Bisphenol A (BPA) and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) are suspected endocrine disrupting compounds known to be ubiquitous in people’s bodies. Population disparities in exposure to these chemicals have not been fully characterized. Methods … Continue reading

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Avoid This Food to Help Slow Aging

Dr. Mercola Mercola Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are a complex group of compounds formed when sugar reacts with amino acids. This can occur both in the food you eat, and inside your body. It’s is a fitting acronym because … Continue reading

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PFC chemicals tied to immune problems in kids

Source: Reuters Children exposed to chemicals from food packaging and textile products may have compromised immune systems, researchers said Tuesday. They found kids with more perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in their blood stream were less likely to respond to routine … Continue reading

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Dude, That Isn’t Wax On Your Apple!

Source: Reality Blog Fancy yourself a vegetarian or vegan? Think that the label that says “organically grown” has anything to do with the packaging, storage, and transport of that product to stores? What if I told you that cow, pig, … Continue reading

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Unwelcome travelers: Pesticides in the Arctic

Source: Panna Endosulfan. Chlorpyrifos. Chlorothalonil. Not words one would associate with the crisp, cold air and water of the Arctic region. But new researchshows that these pesticides, among others, are traveling to the Arctic from as far as South East … Continue reading

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