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‘Green Tax’ For Eco-Friendly Renovations

Sky News Homeowners could be forced to pay for eco-friendly renovations when they want to make simple household repairs under plans being considered by the Government. The scheme would affect people installing windows, boilers or even conservatories in what has … Continue reading

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After child dies, mom’s risk of early death skyrockets: study

Williams Evans EurekAlert In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows. Titled “Maternal bereavement: the … Continue reading

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$36m ad blitz fails to mention carbon tax

Andrew Tillett The West Australian The $36 million PR blitz to spruik the carbon tax compensation package for household leaves out one important thing: any mention of the carbon tax. The first TV advertisements hit the airwaves on Sunday night, … Continue reading

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Pesticide Exposure Found to Lower Intelligence

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Pesticides, ubiquitous among not only the food supply but farms and homes worldwide, have been found to be creating lasting changes in overall brain structure — changes that have been linked to lower intelligence levels and … Continue reading

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Children’s rights in adults’ world: An interdisciplinary approach

Fernando del Maestro Enfoque Derecho It is curious to analyze how legal systems regulate the rights of children.  They recognize the right to integrity, to dignity, to liberty of consciousness, to education, to free development of personality, to identity, among … Continue reading

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FDA Warns: Don’t Use This on Your Skin But You Can Put It in Your Mouth in Higher Doses

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Has the FDA officially gone mad? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that mercury poisoning has been linked to skin products i. The products in question are primarily skin lighteners and anti-aging treatments, most … Continue reading

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Years of research point to strain kids put on relationships

Sharon Jayson USA Today Sleep-deprived new parents snapping at each other isn’t exactly new comedy fodder, but there’s a twist on the relationship-havoc that babies cause in the new movie Friends with Kids that makes it clear you don’t have … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Nature of Aluminum Leading to Increased Exposure

Mike Barrett Natural Society Aluminum, which is used in a large majority of food packaging and even household supplies, is an established neurotoxin at high levels. Although touted to reside at safe levels in nearly all products and in drinking … Continue reading

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MIT research: The high price of losing manufacturing jobs

Kimberly Allen EurekAlert Study: Overseas manufacturing competition hits U.S. regions hard, leaving workers unemployed for years and local economies struggling. The loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs is a topic that can provoke heated arguments about globalization. But what do the … Continue reading

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Experts Call For Nationwide BPA Ban Over Hazardous, Carcinogenic Effects

Mike Barrett Natural Society Even small amounts of exposure to many chemicals can result in drastic negative health consequences – bisphenol-A (BPA)  is no exception. Found in many household goods such as plastic and some food items, BPA acts as … Continue reading

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