How Are Children Exposed To Unsafe Levels Of Pesticides?

Studies have shown that over 1 million children ages five and under consume unsafe levels of a class of pesticides, called organophosphates,  that can harm the developing brain and nervous system. The most common fruits that cause the most damage are apples, peaches, and grapes. It is estimated that 1 in 4 peaches contain a toxic dose of these chemicals, and about 1 in 8 apples also hold an...

Is It Something Outside That Makes You Feel Ill?

If you tend to suddenly become ill when you are outside, look around. Some reactions might not occur for several minutes to an hour after you go outside, but many chemicals typically cause symptoms in seconds to minutes and they can last for hours or days. For example, when they were spraying the chemical malathion for mosquitoes in New York City, some of the people who came out of their...

Is Your Drinking Water Hurting You?

Your drinking water can contain trace amounts of medications for high blood pressure, depression, cholesterol, hormone replacement, etc. Minute concentrations of some chemicals, even in ppq (parts per quadrillion), can cause drastic changes in how some people and animals feel and act. To drink and cook with, try bottled water for one week and see if it helps you feel any better. This and many...

Choosing A Safe Christmas Tree

Natural or synthetic trees both can cause allergies. Notice if you feel well before you set the tree up and definitely feel unwell within a few hours to a day or two. Sometimes the health problems appear that quickly. Remember, allergies can affect any part of your body and can do much more than cause hay fever or asthma. It can affect your digestion, nervous systems, joints and discrete areas of...

Are Mammograms The Way To Go?

The answer is no according to Sherri Tenpenny, MD. Too many women have an unnecessary mastectomy, chemotherapy or radiation, because of an incorrect interpretation of a mammogram. It’s estimated screening 2,000 women will save one woman’s life but this can lead to 200 false positives and 10 unnecessary surgeries. In addition, in the 10 years after screening the quality of life can be...

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