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Headlines: Pesticides on fruit and veg ‘are wrecking men’s fertility

Source: Mail Online Pesticides found on fruit and vegetables could be doing untold damage to male fertility, research suggests. Thirty of 37 crop chemicals tested interfered with the action of testosterone, the sex hormone critical to a healthy male reproductive … Continue reading

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Almond joy! – Victory for bees

Source: Panna With little fanfare, pesticide manufacturer Bayer has asked California regulators to limit the use of one of their most profitable products, imidacloprid. Rather than undergo the public scrutiny and cost involved in a state-mandated re-evaluation of the pesticide’s … 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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Low doses matter hugely, say scientists

Kristin Shafer Panna It’s been the official mantra of pesticide companies for decades: “The dose makes the poison.” While it makes intuitive sense — you’d think that the more of chemical you’re exposed to, the sicker you’ll get — the … Continue reading

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Herbicide Can Induce Morphological Changes in Vertebrate Animals: Tadpoles Change Shape

University of Pittsburgh Science Daily The world’s most popular weed killer, Roundup®, can cause amphibians to change shape, according to research recently published in Ecological Applications. Rick Relyea, University of Pittsburgh professor of biological sciences in the Kenneth P. Dietrich … Continue reading

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10 Fruits and Veggies You Don’t Have To Buy Organic

April McCarthy Prevent Disease We’re only a few months away from enjoying seasonal varieties of organic fruits and veggies our local farmers have to offer. Many of us who tend to be obsessed with health often overlook the fact that … Continue reading

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Studies Point to Pesticide as a Culprit in Decline in Bee Populations

Carl Zimmer The Ledger Scientists have been alarmed and puzzled by declines in bee populations in the United States and other parts of the world. They have suspected that pesticides played a part, but to date their experiments have yielded … Continue reading

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HUGE Win! Arysta pulls methyl iodide nationwide

Kathryn Gilje Panna After years of promoting their controversial pesticide in the face of scientific and public opposition, Arysta LifeScience has pulled cancer-causing methyl iodide off the U.S. market. The Tuesday evening announcement ends use in this country of what … Continue reading

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Cancers, Infectious Diseases, and Lifestyle Illnesses: Why “Miracle Drugs” Are the Problem, Not the Solution

ANH USA The medical industry’s obsession with bigger, more powerful (and above all, patentable!) medicines may lead to killer pandemics. We frequently discuss the global threat of superbugs—drug-resistant bacteria, which are created in two ways: If a drug can kill, … Continue reading

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Beyond Hydration: The Shocking Intelligence of Water

Dr. James Chappell Natural Society Based on propaganda from medical media outlets, Oprah’s Vitality magazine, and writer Leslie Goldman, drinking eight, eight ounce glasses of water daily is passé, stating; “The recommendation to chug all that H2O was likely based … Continue reading

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